Matt Abel

Managing Director | Boston

Matt Abel is a Managing Director at Banister International, and is an expert at building organizations, helping them transform to maximize revenue growth. Matt brings a worldwide retained and contained executive search and consulting background, partnering with progressive companies to build their brands by recruiting and delivering tomorrow’s leaders today.

As a well-respected industry adviser, Matt focuses on corporate, product & client sides of business IT technology: Big Data – Analytics, Infrastructure and Data Science. As a curator of talent, Matt manages the careers of some of the most coveted C-Suite, VP and Director level talent in the IT industry. His focus is on CEO, CXO, CIO, CMO and CTO leadership teams while also zeroing in on data-driven talent like CDOs, application experts and Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs).

Matt’s search career began within the big data revolution, and has been marked by a rapid rise to the top of the field. Since starting out with one the oldest and most successful privately held executives search firms Matt has been recognized as one of the industry’s most successful recruiters and industry advisors. His outstanding ability to develop, design and implement solutions for his clients has placed him among the top tier of all IT recruiters globally.

In 2012 Matt launched Lexicon Strategic Solutions which quickly achieved scale and success which is directly attributable to his team’s focus on speed, quality, and execution with a commitment to building and maintaining rock solid relationships with clients. Working with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to mid-size businesses, Matt’s team brings experience, dedication, and impeccable attention to detail to each and every search they perform.