Direct Recruiters has been recognized as the relationship-focused executive search firm that assists Consumer & Professional Technologies organizations with recruiting, acquiring and retaining high-impact employees for mission-critical positions. We provide executive search, recruitment & staffing services to fill consumer & professional technologies jobs in the technology industry. For employee recruiting assistance, placement assistance or to be considered for consumer and professional technologies jobs, contact our consumer and professional technologies recruiter, Ryan Lange at 440-996-0593 or

Finding Top Talent

DRI has been a leader in providing recruiting, staffing, executive search, placement, and consulting solutions since 1983. Our team is dedicated to sourcing, identifying, acquiring, and retaining top performing professionals to elevate the success of our clients' organizations. In addition, DRI's consumer technology executive search specialists are experienced in working with Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Growth Equity firms to recruit their portfolio company leaders and teams. We have a reputation for delivering qualified job candidates quickly and professionally.

The growth of the Consumer & Professional Technologies industry can be attributed to many factors such as the increasing demands of consumers for convenience, comfort, entertainment, safety, and energy savings.  To meet these needs, a large number of manufacturers are updating and expanding their product portfolios with new software and solutions.

The DRI Consumer & Professional Technologies team has a uniquely thorough understanding of the industry and current job market. The executive search consultants and "headhunters" at DRI actively attending Consumer & Professional Technology trade shows and network in order to seek out and recruit the most talented and ambitious candidates for mission critical consumer technology positions. Consumer Technology executive recruiters at DRI place candidates in senior-level and executive positions at technology companies and organizations all across the United States.

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Consumer Technology Recruiting Areas of Focus

On a daily basis, the DRI team of Senior Recruiters, Software Sales Recruiters, and Research Associates are in contact with executive management and hiring authorities looking to hire top professionals in the areas below:

Core Competencies:

  • Consumer Products
  • IoT
  • Control Systems
  • Embedded Systems
  • Smart Home
  • Microprocessors
  • Audio/Video
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Home Theater
  • Circuit Boards
  • Digital Signage
  • Wireless Networking
  • Digital Connectivity
  • Z-Wave
  • Cabling & Structured Wiring
  • Zigbee
  • Surge & Power
  • Manufacturers
  • Alarm & Fire Systems
  • Distributors
  • CCTV
  • System Integrators
  • Access Control
  • Manufacturer Representatives

Consumer Technology Roles We Place

Functional Occupations: 

Get in Touch with Our Team

To Fill a Position or Discuss a Recruiting Assignment, contact Ryan Lange, Consumer & Professional Technology Recruiter, at 440-996-0593, or connect with Ryan on LinkedIn.

Ryan Lange | Managing Partner, Government, Energy & Security | Recruitment Director of Consumer & Professional Technologies | 440-996-0593 |

Aaron Kutz | Practice Leader, Security | 440-996-0869 |

Matthew Cohen | Partner | Practice Leader of Energy & Sustainability and HVAC/R | 440-996-0860 |

Tess Lepore | Consumer Technologies Executive Recruiter | 440-261-4322 |

Tyler Manning | Consumer Technology Executive Recruiter | 440-627-2645 |

Amy Ruddle | Software Sales Recruiter | 717-731-8550 |

Erin Shepard | Consumer Technology Executive Recruiter | 440-917-1207 |

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