Wayne R. Worthington
Wayne is a change leader and engaged contributor with bottom line success in rapidly changing environments. He leads teams in defining the vision, strategy, and core values through a collaborative process.
Wayne is Vice President, Innovation & TMT, based in Dallas. His primary industry focuses within the Practice are Technology, Business Services, and Software. Wayne has successfully identified, screened, and placed top talent in both private and public technology companies including: CEO, CFO, COO, Head of Research, and SVP of Sales and Marketing roles.
His management experience was built over three deployments with the United States Marine Corps where he developed problem solving skills that supported the execution of strategy. By responding quickly to changes in the environment driven by both internal and external forces, Wayne led all of his organizations to continue success.
Industry & Consulting Experience
Wayne began his career in executive search at Korn Ferry as a member of their Global Technologies Practice. Previously, he served as a decorated Captain in the United States Marine Corps, where he commanded and led units ranging from 40 to 1000 Marines. In his five years of service, Wayne was instrumental in the implementation of long range training plans to prepare teams for deployment, supervised international training exercises, managed organizations for talent optimization, created alignment of talent, professionally developed direct reports, and implemented strict ethical standards in all of his actions.
His earlier experience was with the United States Marine Corps and Department of Defense, where he developed teams, worked closely with high ranking officials, and presented and explained technical requirements and processes to government officials.