Lynn Durant, Managing Director
Lynn is a high-energy professional with a focus on results. Her clients view her as an engaged partner in their business who is committed to their success. A champion of the Taylor Winfield principle of “faster, smarter, better,” Lynn sources individuals who are proven dynamic leaders and influencers within their organizations. Her past experience in key leadership positions within global software, hardware and communication companies gives her an edge in understanding an organization’s needs, allowing her to read past the resume to go deeper in making impactful and successful matches within the technology industry.
In addition to placements in the U.S., Lynn has deep expertise in the global market. As a partner in Penrhyn, a global managing body of recruitment firms upholding the best of AESC standards, Lynn is a thought-leader actively involved in global search. She has recently completed searches in a variety of markets including Latin America, Canada, China, and EMEA. In addition to her C-suite level placements, she has applied her talents to Taylor Winfield’s mid-tier practice, TW Scale. She continues to experience tremendous success in running and growing this specialty group of TW.
Prior to joining Taylor Winfield, Lynn served as a key member of the executive management team for Tidal Software. In the role of Global Vice President Customer Care and Professional Services, Lynn re-engineered processes and built strong teams that scaled each division, producing 3x revenue growth for a global infrastructure software company. While building a base of 400+ Fortune 1000 customers she grew revenues significantly and was instrumental in positioning the company for its sale to Cisco Systems (NASDAQ CSCO). Lynn’s background also includes DARC Corporation where she led business development creating partnerships with Oracle managers and carried overall vertical industry segment responsibility building their North American recruiting practice. In addition, she was a Logistics/Operations Oil & Gas Executive and held similar positions with Charles of the Ritz LTD. Lynn has a B.A. from Kean University in Union, New Jersey.