Your Strategic Partner in Organizational
Growth and Innovation

With unparalleled retained executive search and consulting services, the Bert Davis

team serves as a true partner to organizations seeking exceptional talent and leadership

solutions at the intersection of content and technology.

What We Do

Since 1977, Bert Davis Executive Search has specialized in recruiting and placing the most qualified, forward-thinking executives into our clients’ critical openings across the publishing, educational technology, media, information services, and nonprofit sectors.

Our firm is composed of tenured executive recruiters with specialized functional and industry expertise. We serve as a true partner to organizations seeking exceptional talent and transformative leadership.

Founded in 1977
Over 40 Years in Business

success rate in delivering and closing high performers


of our clients return again and again to secure strong and strategic leaders for their teams


of our placements remain with their companies and are often promoted within two years

(statistics based on our performance for the past 5 years)

of our placements are diversity and inclusion candidates, a corporate standard we have upheld for many years


Who We Serve

At Bert Davis Executive Search, our focus and unparalleled track record of success extend across all content-centric industries including: media, information services, educational technology, software, nonprofit, associations and publishing.


Education Technology & Solutions


Higher Ed

Learning Management Systems

Curriculum Platforms

Assessment Solutions

Online Learning

Tutoring and Test Prep

Professional Development

Textbooks and Multimedia

Content Solutions


Consumer Publishing & Media

Print & Digital Publications

Trade Books


News & Information Services



Online Media



Professional Societies

Trade & Interest Associations

Standards Setting Organizations

Research Institutes

University Presses

Academic & Research Journals

Membership Platforms

Digital Publications


Information Services & Solutions

Platforms & Software-as-a-Service

Cloud-Based Solutions

Workflow Solutions


Reference Tools

Science, Technology & Engineering


Financial Services

Legal, Business & Accounting


Private Equity

Bert Davis regularly

works with private equity

firms whose portfolios

encompass publishing,

digital media, education

or information services.