J.R. Phillip Search & Consulting


John R. Phillip is a retainer-based Executive Search and Talent Acquisition Consulting professional servicing clients in technology-driven fields such as Medical (Pharmaceuticals, Devices and Diagnostics), Life Sciences (Biotechnology) and Healthcare. John has devoted his career to providing clients with true, direct recruitment of seasoned, highly respected senior executives who have a demonstrated record of achievements. Additionally, he provides process design and definition for internal talent acquisition.

Throughout the years John has been known as a premier retained executive search professional dedicated to life science and emerging firms formed by the convergence of therapeutics, medical devices, diagnostics and information technology. Previous human capital divisions of these industries are fading away to form new and unique human capital challenges. John recognized this early on and has strategically focused his expertise on building and maintaining executive contacts universally. 

John has over 35 years of executive search experience and has directed over 2000 searches to successful completion. His client base includes a mixture of early venture capital backed startup companies, emerging growth companies, and publicly held, major corporations. Significant relationships have been built with many leading venture capital firms. In addition to having clients in the major technology and healthcare centers of California and Massachusetts, additional client relationships have been cultivated in other technology and healthcare centers in Connecticut, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and British Columbia.

"John Phillip has over 35 years of executive search experience and has directed over 2,000 searches to successful completion."


  • Biotechnology
  • Medical Devices
  • Healthcare Services
  • Life Sciences
  • Pharmaceuticals