About us

Introducing Intrinsic Executive Search

The Technology Sectors we Specialise in...

We are skilled at working highly strategic and confidential roles.  Often hiring managers from SAAS companies seeking to hire talented Executives in new or unfamiliar territories partner with us to guide them to the A Players that they need to attract and hire to fuel European or US expansion:

  • eCommerce Software & Platforms
  • Omni-channel, Retail & CPG software
  • Business Intelligence, Big Data & Analytics
  • Customer Experience, social media & Market Research
  • Marketing technology
  • Contact Centre & Customer Service Software
  • Data Integration
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet of Things
  • Email Archiving & eDiscovery
  • Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Software

The Roles we Specialise in...

Often partnering with Entrepreneurial leaders of emerging SAAS firms, we are highly experienced in the headhunting of senior commercial and revenue generating SAAS executives across the UK, Europe and USA.  Typical placements include:

  • CEO, CFO
  • Managing Director
  • Start-up teams
  • Sales Leaders / Country Managers
  • Senior Sales and Channel Sales
  • Pre-sales
  • Marketing
  • Product Management
  • Customer Success Executives
  • Professional Services

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What Our Clients Are Saying About Us

  • Paul was extremely professional at all times in his dealing and continuously added value in the recruitment process. He always brought me well screened and qualified candidates and managed to make the recruitment process very simple and productive. I would recommend him to any company that needs to recruit well qualified resources.

    Amir Kazmi, CFO and Non Executive Director at Playcanvas Limited

  • Paul French is one of the most connected people in the European Software Industry. I have had to pleasure of working with Paul over the years both as recruiter and candidate; and always Paul is immensely focussed, thorough, passionate and really understands how to engage with senior execs. As well he is something of a visionary in the recruitment space, putting on World class events.

    Andrew Gilboy, VP of Sales

  • Their approach is focused on fit, balancing the organisational and candidates needs carefully. This creates an environment where the short-list presented is of high quality and the candidates expectations are closely matched, leaving the hiring manger to focus more on interpersonal fit. Very well connected, open and honest communication and constant drive to find innovative ways to match candidates and organisations make for an excellent search partner – highly recommended. 

    Dennis Fois, CEO | High Growth | SAAS | Customer Experience

  • Ben knowledge of the European software industry is really impressive. His selected network is highly qualified and he can find the right profile in a very efficient way. He always understood my needs and could convince almost anyone to consider the job that I had to fulfill. On top, he is a great human being who I enjoyed to collaborate with.

    Franck Le Tendre EVP Western Europe & CEO France at SynerTrade

  • “I’ve worked with Paul for over ten years and have always been impressed with his approach – Paul always spends the time to understand the role and company but he also is meticulous in figuring out the personalities and how people are likely to fit culturally. I can’t recommend Intrinsic highly enough.”

    Roger Walton, VP Global Enterprise Accounts

  • Ben is a highly polished, forward thinking senior recruiter and business counsel with an excellent grasp of the international high technology and software landscape. Focused on Europe, Ben adds value by bringing 3rd party knowledge and expertise to the table. He is a trusted, high value member of my network.

    Ian Baynes, VP Sales EMEA @Traackr

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