Domini has been leading the technical executive search firm, Blackmere Consulting, since 2011. In addition to developing the company’s growing team of executive search consultants, she leads executive recruitment across a variety of industries, with a functional focus on cyber security and data science. She advises industry and HR executives, clients, and recruitment teams on unique aspects of cyber security recruiting challenges. The company is driven by Domini’s commitment to serving clients and making a powerful impact through intelligent connections, and her expertise and experience remain key ingredients in Blackmere’s continued success. Under Domini’s leadership, the Blackmere team specializes in difficult-to-fill, critical hires, including executive placement, cyber security research, information technology, data science, wireless research, and energy-related technical leadership. Prior to Blackmere, Domini served as part of a small, elite team at Battelle Energy Alliance through the Idaho National Laboratory (INL), where she was the primary recruitment strategist for all executive level positions. She developed the search capability for INL’s award-winning cyber research team dedicated to national and homeland security and critical infrastructure protection. Prior to Battelle, she served as executive recruitment partner and finance team leader at a boutique recruitment firm, handling clients such as Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Rio Tinto and Allegheny Technologies. Domini sits on the board of directors for ISSA (Information Systems Security Association) Utah and received the Luminary award from the International ISSA Women In Security Group. Domini is a graduate of the University of Utah, with a master’s degree in clinical social work. Domini is a dedicated supporter of the American Heart Association and is simultaneously pursuing a passion project, Warrior Widow, in support of widows (widowers) and their families, with the aim of transforming significant loss into personal power. She lives in Idaho with her two amazing children.

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Hacking the C-Suite…Finally Declassified: How Executive Search Firms Infiltrate the C-Suite, Get the Talent to Defect, and Alter the Course of Global Business.

When a single executive hire can change the trajectory of an entire organization, expertise matters. Your internal recruiters, with all their automated tools, can’t penetrate the defenses surrounding the C-suite. And when the search is for an IT or cybersecurity leader, they may as well be trying to infiltrate the CIA. Yet executive search firms seem to have solved the mystery. Their secret? Social engineering. Learn how effective social engineering gives you an edge in executive and technical recruitment — and does so efficiently and cost effectively.

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