Retained Executive Search Firm | Exceeding your Expectations 

We are not your typical retained executive search firm.  We think big and work smart for startups, pre-IPO, mid-cap high growth companies, VC and PE firms.  With our award-winning Leadership Vault search process, NextGen is a leading performance based retained executive search firm providing succession bench, retained and engagement search recruitment services using flat fees based on deliverables.  

We make sure candidates we present are BOTH a role fit and team fit, document product/service depth of industry relationships and validate KPIs relevant to the role we are filling to make sure shortlisted candidates we deliver will meet or exceed objectives. 

We identify and recruit "A players"  the top 14% of the workforce that produces 8 to 10 times more than even "B players".  With 30+ years as a leading retained executive search firm, our global staffing recruitment expertise is in:

  • Aerospace - business jet power systems, commercial drones, military UAVs, stealth tech sensors, aviation IFEC
  • Artificial Intelligence - machine learning, neural networks, FinTech, AdTech. virtual / augmented reality, big data analytics 
  • Cyber Security - computer / network / enterprise /  big data security, cyber defense / warfare, digital forensics, mobile security
  • Industrial Automation - fluid power, IIoT, renewable / fossil generation power project development, robotics, power systems
  • Medical Technology -  medical devices, implantables, IV, blood tech, imaging, electronic health records
  • Wireless Connectivity - mobile networks / infrastructure, embedded modules / RF components, IoT data / devices

Placement Retention Leader | Retained Executive Search Firm



Award-Winning Leadership Vault - a retained executive search firm that delivers candidates who meet / exceed expectations



​​​​93% Retention Rate of placements by NextGen  still working  for the client at 3.5 years after hire.



       New hires have Quick Assimilation         Faster  Productivity - Longer Retention       12 to 36 months replacement guarantee. 

Retained Executive Search Firm that ensures the right fit each time.

retained executive search firm NextGen