Seth Blumenthal serves as a Managing Director of Focus Search Partners. He leads C-suite and Board engagements for high-growth enterprise technology businesses. Domains (passions) include AI/ML, autonomous mobility & robotics, data, fintech, logistics, and sustainability.
Prior to joining FSP, Seth spent four years as a Partner in the CEO & Board practice of True Search. There, he played a leading role in building out both the firm’s Early Stage and Deep Tech groups, working with businesses and investors in the US, Europe, Middle East, and Australia.
Seth brings a unique experience-set to his client and candidate engagements. Formerly part of the leadership team of an education-focused for-profit, Seth served as its GC & VP of Business Development. He enjoyed collaborating on growth strategies and negotiating transactions with organizations including the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, UPenn, and Yale.
Previously, Seth was a litigator at two law firms, counseling executives on M&A and corporate governance matters within the tech, financial services, and healthcare sectors. Seth also served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Major Economic Crimes Bureau at the Manhattan D.A.’s Office. He led teams of prosecutors and investigators on cases involving cybercrime, data breaches, financial frauds, and extortion. The Office appointed him prosecutorial liaison to the SEC.
Seth earned a BA with honors in Psychology and Economics from Tufts, and a JD from Fordham Law.