Ben Dewar

Partner| San Francisco Email LinkedIn

Ben Dewar brings 16 years of search experience to the True team and a background leading CxO searches across all functions. At True, Ben leads the People/Talent/HR and Legal practices. He is also a member of our Investment Professional practice, recruiting investors and talent partners to venture and private equity firms.

Ben joined True from TalentSky, a venture-backed search technology and services company. Previously, he was a senior search consultant with Russell Reynolds Associates and Chadick Ellig.

Prior to his search career, Ben practiced corporate law in New York with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and with Davis & Gilbert. Ben earned a JD from the University of California, Berkeley and a BA in Philosophy from Vanderbilt University.


Background leading CxO searches across all industry verticals.

Has led more than 200 executive searches.

Co-developer of a talent intelligence search application.

Won Russell Reynolds Associates' Highest Client Feedback Award in 2010.

Prior to law school, earned MSB (Master of Ski Bumming) in Aspen.

Rocked the stage of NYC’s world-famous CBGB as lead singer/guitarist of The Beat Hotel.