Emily Azevedo

Vice President of Talent

Emily Azevedo

Vice President of Talent

At Mainsail
Emily joined Mainsail in the Spring of 2016 and works with the firm’s portfolio companies on their talent needs, including executive leadership, recruiting, compensation and assessment.

Before Mainsail
Prior to Mainsail, Emily spent 3 years 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 2006 in consulting, where she engaged on several US-based cross-continental projects in India, China, Hong Kong and Brazil. She moved to São Paulo, Brazil in 2008 and joined an executive search boutique dedicated to executive and board level positions 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…
EZEEmily grew up in Michigan and enjoys running, hiking and spending time with her husband and border collie dog, Butters.

From: Plymouth, MI

Lives in: Alameda, CA

Roots for: Michigan Wolverines

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