Jean-Louis Alpeyrie is an advisor and consultant with extensive experience in executive search and management consulting. He understands the challenges and opportunities that senior executives face in managing career change. He is skilled at helping Boards and management teams formulate exceptional talent strategies that translate into quantifiable ROI and achieve their organization’s goals.
A Senior Partner at Heidrick & Struggles for 30 years, Jean-Louis retired from the firm in 2014. While there, he founded the Technology practice in Europe, was the Managing Partner of the Benelux offices, and led executive searches in Asia, Europe, and North America. For the last 20 years, he spent extensive time in the New York and Silicon Valley offices.
Jean-Louis was a member of Heidrick’s Technology, Private Equity & Venture Capital, and Media & Entertainment Practices. His clients included Apple, PeopleSoft, Disney, Tyco, Hachette (publishing), Navteq (MAP provider for mobile applications), DoubleClick, Harmonic (video delivery provider), Tom Tom (navigation solution provider), VeriFone (payment and POS solutions), Mettler Toledo (precision instruments), and many start-up companies.
Jean-Louis worked closely with private equity and investment firms in the technology, media, and entertainment space. He was a member of the Board of Directors practice, where his experience provided significant synergistic advisory value to management and boards in hiring C-level talent. Since leaving Heidrick & Struggles, Jean-Louis has been engaged in coaching Tech, Media & Telecommunications executives who are searching and transitioning for new positions.
Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Jean-Louis worked for Booz Allen Hamilton in Paris and New York. After receiving his MBA from Haas School of Management at the University of California, he began his career as a Management Consultant with McKinsey & Company.
Jean-Louis has been an active sponsor of the American Film Institute (AFI) and the AFI Digital Lab. Currently, he is on the board of mShopper, a mobile commerce start-up based in Boulder, CO. He lives in Kennebunkport, Maine, is fluent in English and French, and is an avid skier and hiker.