Matt Aiello


Office Location: San Francisco

Phone: +1 415 981 2854

Matt Aiello is a partner and the Global Cybersecurity Practice Leader in Heidrick & Struggles’ San Francisco office. He specializes in placement of senior-level technology, security, engineering, and operations executives. Matt leads the firm’s Cyber Security Practice and is member of the Global Technology and Services Practice and Global Information Technology Officers Practice.

With seventeen years of executive search experience, Matt has led numerous searches for chief information officers, chief technology officers, chief information security officer, chief security officers, chief executive officers and vice presidents of engineering across industries, including software/SaaS, IT services, hospitality, retail, media/entertainment, financial services, manufacturing, automotive, higher education, and others.

Before beginning his career in executive search, Matt was a member of the startup team of a successful company, a director of research for an investment research group, and a DC public school teacher.


Matt received his bachelor's degree in political science from Yale University.