Michael Foley


Office Location: Boston

Phone: +1 617 7376300

Mike Foley is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Boston office and a member of the Global Technology & Services Practice. With more than 15 years of experience in executive search and technology sales, Mike specializes in CEO and direct report searches, including global sales, marketing, product, development, and general management functions. Mike is also a member of the firm’s Global Sales, Marketing and Strategy Officers Practice. His domain expertise includes SaaS and cloud-based applications, enterprise, infrastructure software, and digital media.

Prior to joining the firm, Mike managed the technology practice at The Bowdoin Group, a boutique executive search firm in Wellesley, MA. Mike's practice focused on recruiting sales, marketing, and technical professionals within the sector for a wide range of clients from Fortune 500 solution and service providers to start-up and venture-backed companies.

Before joining The Bowdoin Group, Mike sold software applications for e-mail management solution provider IntelliReach, and spent four years as an account director for recruiting solutions at Monster.com. Mike began his career as a sales consultant and management trainee with Cintas Corporation.


Mike holds a degree in government from Cornell University, where he was a member of the varsity football team and was on the management team for the school’s student agencies business.