John is recognized as a Culture, HR, Employee/ Labor Relations, and Talent authority.
John has overseen the HR and/or Operational expansion, reorganization, restructuring and culture transformation of many startups, private and Fortune300 companies, and has coordinated 5 IPOs, 40+ M&As, and 8 Public to Private transitions in the U.S. and abroad.
His training programs, along with contributions to HR.com, Talent Management, Chief Learning Officer, Workforce Magazines, his blog and LinkedIn are timely, visionary and solidly business-based.
John Hagen is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of Washington Search Partners of Seattle and Washington DC.
He oversees their business development, the Human Resources and Culture Consulting Practice, and his industry sectors’ executive recruitment.