Ben Franklin Technology Partners Retains Global Technology Executive Search Firm

Transforming Human Performance In The Age of The Connected Enterprise

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — John Hodge, Managing Partner of Miramar Global Executive Search, North America, announces that his firm is now the premier Circle of BENefits executive search partner for Ben Franklin Technology Partners. Founded in London, England, with its North American headquarters in Philadelphia, Miramar Global specializes in providing high-level leadership to companies in the fields of science, technology and engineering. Supporting Ben Franklin’s mission to grow the Philadelphia region by building its community of innovation, Miramar will furnish advanced leadership search, management analysis and onboarding services to Ben Franklin portfolio companies as a partner in the Circle of BENefits program of growth services and resources.

According to Scott Nissenbaum, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer at Ben Franklin, “Miramar’s local knowledge combined with its global reach makes it an ideal resource for Ben Franklin, especially now as we expand our mission to attract new groups of global investors to participate in our GO Philly Fund and the rich investment opportunities our region offers.”

Said John Hodge of Miramar, “It is an honor to be connected to one of the region’s most innovative firms, Ben Franklin Technology Partners.  As organizations like Ben Franklin and its portfolio of companies evolve into connected enterprises, Miramar is uniquely qualified to help them find the nextgen corporate leadership with the depth of skills to envision what the organization of the future should look like and what it will take to get there.”


About Miramar Global
Miramar Global Executive Search was founded in 2009 in London England to provide CEO and C-Suite leadership for national and global enterprises in the science, engineering, industrial and technology sectors.  Distinguished by its technological innovation in executive search, the company conducts management analyses, executive search, on-boarding and other services.  Its North American headquarters is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Twitter: @miramar_global

About Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania
Since its beginning in 1982, Ben Franklin has invested more than $200 million into over 2,000 emerging technology companies in the Philadelphia region, making it the most active seed investor in the Mid-Atlantic region, and ranked top 10 in the United States. An independent 501(c)(3), Ben Franklin has played a role in the creation of many of the region’s leading technology companies and, together with the statewide network of four independent Ben Franklin Partner organizations, has been recognized as significantly increasing the odds of success for the young companies it champions. Ben Franklin nurtures young companies by actively investing capital and providing an ever-growing repertoire of resources for its portfolio companies, their co-investors, and the Philadelphia region’s community of technology-based innovation. Ben Franklin is an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and is funded in part by the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority. For more information on Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia region’s most active early-stage investor for more than 35 years, please visit, and follow us on Twitter @bftp_sep