Co-CEO, LPA Search Partners
Willa Perlman is a respected executive search executive and valued advisor in the EdTech and digital media markets, with a specialization in recruitment of C-Suite executives and their leadership teams. As a prior C-suite executive Willa works with CEOs, Boards and investors in a highly consultative manner, bringing the context of her operating experience to bear on talent strategy, assessment and placement.Prior to establishing her search practice in 2001, Willa built and led businesses engaged primarily with intellectual property development, licensing, new business development and strategy as President of Hasbro Properties Group, at Hasbro, Inc; President of Golden Books and President & Publisher of Simon & Schuster Children’s Books Division, among others. She is a senior advisor to the Vistria Group and extremely active in non-profit work both nationally and locally – particularly with organizations engaged in improving the lives of and opportunities for disadvantaged children. She serves on the boards of The Highlander Institute, The Highlights Foundation and Govern for America. Willa has a B.A. from Barnard College in developmental psychology and is the author of two children’s books. She lives in Providence, RI.