Matt Abel
Managing Director
New York
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Matthew Abel is a Managing Director at Banister International, and brings a retained and contained executive search and consulting background, partnering with progressive companies to build their brands by recruiting and delivering tomorrow’s leaders today. Banister International has leading executive search and career management offices in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Hong Kong, London and Sydney and Melbourne. Banister International has the global resources and local-market expertise to help you attract and retain the most qualified professionals.

As a well-respected industry advisor, Matthew focuses in several niche areas within IT technology: Big Data – Analytics, Infrastructure and Data Science. As a curator of talent, Matthew manages the careers of some of the most coveted C-Suite, VP and Director level talent in the IT industry. His focus is on CEO, CXO, CIO, CMO and CTO leadership teams while also zeroing in on data-driven talent like CDOs, application experts and Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs).

Matthew’s search career began within the big data revolution, and has been marked by a rapid rise to the top of the field. Since starting out with one the oldest and most successful privately held executives search firms Matthew has been recognized as one of the industry’s most successful recruiters and industry advisors. His outstanding ability to develop, design and implement solutions for his clients has placed him among the top tier of all IT recruiters globally.

In 2014 Matthew launched Lexicon Strategic Solutions which quickly achieved scale and success which is directly attributable to his team’s focus on speed, quality, and execution with a commitment to building and maintaining rock solid relationships with clients. Working with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to mid-size businesses, Matthew’s team brings experience, dedication, and impeccable attention to detail to each and every search they perform.