Innovate. Scale. Repeat.

The MitchelLake Group is one of the world’s leading talent acquisition and advisory
firms. We exist to help entrepreneurs scale, and businesses of scale innovate.

Inspired by a boom and forged in a bust we were as certain in 2001 as we are now,
that we are experiencing an unprecedented acceleration of technology-driven change.

Nearly two decades on we have operations, partners and networks spanning four
continents. From start-ups and fast growth ventures, to the digital transformation of
entire industries, we deliver global executive search and talent solutions to the
organisations that are re-imagining the way we live, work and play.

Contact us to see how we can help your mission succeed. 

Group Leadership.

Our leadership team draw inspiration from the progressive ideas, innovative
organisations and talented people they encounter every day.

Jon Tanner

Jon Tanner

Inspired by the internet boom, Jon Tanner co-founded the MitchelLake Group in 2001 and has been advising startup, scale-up and enterprise clients on leadership, executive search and talent acquisition for digital ventures and initiatives for the best part of two decades.

Whether the challenge is about inspiring change, driving growth or entering new markets, it is likely that Jon has a referenceable story, insight or introduction that can help shed light on a way forward.

As Group CEO and Managing Partner of our global search practice, Jon is based in Singapore and works across our international hubs in APAC, North America, and Europe. He directly supports global clients, collaborating with the broader MitchelLake team and continuing to build our collective ecosystem of exceptional talent and partner organisations.

Jon is an active early stage investor and passionate supporter of entrepreneurs, ventures and innovation in Asia Pacific and beyond, including interests in SocietyOne,Biteable,Blackbird VC,and Genos International.

Michael Solomon

Michael Solomon

Michael Solomon has led a commercial life that has consistently intersected with his personal passions.

From coaching leaders and teams as a management consultant to heading emerging technology ventures for News Corp, to driving digital transformation and operational excellence at the Australian Football League.

Michael is currently a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, shareholder and advisor to Enex Carbon, Chair of the Michael Long Foundation, Director of the Darwin International Essington School, as well as a member of the Adelaide Football Club's women's football advisory committee.

Past governance and directorships also include Executive Director of News Digital Media, CEO and Director of Learning Seat, Director of Moshtix, Director of Recruit Advantage, Chairman and Director of Getprice, Chairman and Director of Sporting Pulse, Director of Fox Sporting Pulse and Chairman of Southern Cross Grammar.

Mary Karolyi

Mary Karolyi

Mary Karolyi, our Global CFO, leads all traditional aspects of the finance function and helps drive the global commercial strategy of our business.

Apart from oversight and establishment of finance functions, her experience has also included the transformation and evolution of start-ups, scale-ups and other growth or disrupted organisations within the technology, retail, professional services sectors and across the Asia Pacific, United States of America and the United Arab Emirates.

Mary is a chartered accountant, fellow of the Tax Institute of Australia, member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Human Resources Institute.

Kyle McGinty

Kyle McGinty

Kyle McGinty is our Group Manager Talent & Culture. Since the early 90's he has worked in human resources and recruitment in a range of organisations, from technology startups to global professional services firms.

After spending more than 10 years driving outcomes as a Principal Consultant for the MitchelLake Group in Sydney and the Gold Coast, Kyle has moved into a leadership role. He is now responsible for the Group's talent attraction, engagement and retention strategies.

In his role as Ambassador for Mitchellake’s Culture and Values proposition, Kyle is also responsible for fostering initiatives which support 'partnership', 'curiosity' and 'mindfulness'.

Join our mission.

MitchelLake operations now span seven cities over four
continents, and we’re looking for high performing people to
join our team — and continue our extraordinary growth
whilst having some great fun along the way.

Think you have what it takes to become a ‘Laker?
View opportunities with us, and get in touch.

Advisory.

The Mitchellake Group board includes two
non-executive directors in an advisory role.

Mark Chote

Mark Chote  has 27 years recruitment industry experience. He has founded, led and built technology recruitment firms in NZ & Australia and has taken them through to exit.

Mark has also served on the board of a large Multi-National PLC and he continues to invest in and advise technology led, fast growing recruitment businesses with an international footprint of interests.