Jack Downing, a founding member of WorldBridge Partners, is a nationally recognized expert in the Technology Industry. He leads the Technology practice group for WorldBridge Partners and has successfully completed over 500 searches worldwide. Jack began his executive search career in 1992, and in 1997 he opened the Chicago office. Since 1997 he has grown the Chicago office to 8 search consultants and they have received numerous national awards for being one of the fastest growing search firms. In addition to his work at WorldBridge Partners, Jack started the RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) Division WorldConcert.
Jack earned his BA from Loras College and his MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. He is a founding member of the Illinois Venture Capital Association and serves on the Board of Directors of the Staffing Management Association of Greater Chicago and on the Board of Directors of KC Clean Technology Hedge Fund. He also serves on the Advisory Board of R3 Biofuels and on the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago where Jack was matched as a Big Brother for over eight years.