Franziska Palumbo-Seidel
Founder Franziska Palumbo-Seidel

Franziska is the CEO and Founder of Key Search. After 12 years of building up Digital Practices for international boutique agencies and working with some of the world’s most successful and ambitious technology companies, scale-ups, and venture capital firms she decided to bring Executive Search to the next level by building her own brand.

Franziska began her career in Recruitment more than a decade ago in Germany, eventually specializing in Executive Search and the Digital Economy. Originally from Germany, she has previously lived and worked in Belgium, France, Germany, Monaco, and Switzerland. Before creating Key Search, she built KennedyFitchDigital which became the foundation for Key Search, hiring high-level profiles into the internet Economy.

Prior to that, she was a Director at MadsenScripps where she helped to attract and hire top talent for some of the most successful companies in technology including Amazon, Expedia, Skyscanner, SoundCloud, and other venture-capital-backed start-ups. Franziska holds a Masters in Human Resources Management at SKEMA Business School as well as a Bachelor in International Business.

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