Emily Azevedo

Operating Partner

Emily Azevedo

Operating Partner

Emily is an Operating Partner and the Head of Talent. She joined Mainsail in 2016 and works predominantly on portfolio talent needs, including executive recruiting, leadership development, compensation and assessment.

Prior to Mainsail, Emily spent 8 years in executive search, most recently at Heidrick & Struggles as an Engagement Manager in the Global Technology & Services Practice focused on executive level placements for Venture Capital and Private Equity backed portfolio companies.

Emily began her career in management consulting, where she engaged on several US-based cross-continental projects in India, China, Hong Kong and Brazil. She moved to São Paulo, Brazil and lived in South America for 5 years working in executive search across a variety of industries. Prior to repatriating back to the US in 2013, Emily served as the Managing Director for the Brazil subsidiary of Altimetrik, an IT multinational consultancy focused on ERP, cloud, and mobile app development.

Emily holds a BA in Sociology from the University of Michigan, and an MBA from Ibmec São Paulo in Brazil.

Outside of Mainsail…
Emily grew up in Michigan and spent several years living in Brazil. She enjoys spending time with her two sons, Enzo and Luca, husband and border collie dog, Butters.

CURRENT BOARDS
Extensiv

From: Plymouth, MI

Lives in: Austin, TX

Supports: Equal Justice Initiative, Dress for Success and Soles for Souls