Michael T. McDonnell, a 20-year veteran to the human resources/talent leadership industry, currently serves as Partner at Renovata Partners, the leading transatlantic executive search firm for high-growth and established internet and software companies across Europe and the US.
Prior to Renovata Partners, Michael served as Managing Partner at AMM Partners LLC, a boutique human resources and talent acquisition practice focused on high growth private equity and venture capital funded technology environments.
Earlier in his career, Michael was Chief People Officer at Aver Informatics, a data analytics startup focused on the healthcare sector. During his tenure, Michael managed the explosive growth of the team—from six to 50 employees. In addition, he oversaw the company’s administrative, human capital, workforce planning, human resources, talent management, organization design and development, executive and employee compensation and talent acquisition functions.
Prior to Aver, Michael was a member of the executive team and served as Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition & Operations at TOA Technologies (acquired by Oracle in 2014) where he was responsible for all aspects of human resources and people/talent related operations, in addition to designing and implementing controls and processes to support TOA’s growth from 60 to 700 FTE’s in four years.
Michael earned a Journalism degree from Kent State University and a Business Administration degree from Cleveland State University.