Scott Jacobs


Office Location: San Francisco

Phone: +1 415 981 2854

Scott Jacobs is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ San Francisco office and a member of Heidrick Consulting. Before joining Heidrick Consulting, he led the Technology and Services Practice in Europe and Africa from the London office.

Scott works at individual and organizational levels to drive transformational performance for corporate and private equity clients.  With his background in technology, he often works with clients driving digital transformation.

Additionally, Scott is a member of the EMEA CEO & Board Practice. In this capacity, he has been involved in a number of board assessments, as well as placing chairmen and non-executives on both public and private boards.

Scott joined the firm as an executive search consultant in the Technology and Services Practice. He focused on leading senior-level searches for clients across a number of sectors, including telecommunications, software, hardware, IT services and consulting. Scott conducted search assignments for executives in a broad range of functions across the C-suite.   

Prior to joining Heidrick and Struggles, he was the managing director of the UK office and head of the Northern European TMT practice of DiamondCluster (now part of Mercer), a global management consulting firm. This was the culmination of a 17-year consulting career starting at Accenture, the MAC Group, and Gemini Consulting.  During his consulting career, Scott worked around the globe for a range of board-level industrial and technology clients. His teams addressed a variety of projects, from multi-million dollar restructuring projects at large organizations to new-business launches for technology start-ups.


Scott graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in mechanical engineering.

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