top of page
Gary Bembridge
CEO & Founder
  • LinkedIn Basic Black
  • Twitter Basic Black

Heads Apart and Gary Bembridge have completed searches for C-Suite and senior executive positions across AdTech, MarTech, HealthTech, Digital, and Advanced Technology. Heads Apart is a Black-owned executive search firm that provides a next-stage career platform for carefully vetted diverse. candidates


Gary has over 25 years of experience in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion as a trusted senior executive search partner and frequent speaker on workplace DEI. Recent speaking engagements: 


  • Keynote Speaker: “How To Build a Diversified Workforce” – SXM Media, Chicago

  • Panelist: "How to Address Lack of Representation by BIPOC in MarTech and AdTech” - Zeta Global, New York

  • Keynote Speaker: “How To Solve Unconscious Bias in Venture Capital & Technology” - National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), Washington DC


Gary founded Heads Apart in 2012 and quickly became a leading Black-owned and operated relationship based executive search firm. Before founding Heads Apart, Gary spent 20 years as a top digital media executive, including 10 years at Microsoft where, as a member of the Microsoft Advertising Executive Leadership Team he built successful global revenue organizations including the landmark initial Bing national sales and sales support organizations.


Heads Apart has since engaged industry elite clients in North America EMEA, Latin America, Australia, Germany, and Denmark, functioning as a go-to-market sparring partner startup consultant with an emphasis on North American market entry strategy and initial executive recruitment, engagements that have supported significant senior level hires that contributed to three client exits. 


Gary earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from the City University of New York (CUNY). Gary is also Chairman of the Board and Founder of JamaicaNation, a non-profit organization helping smart underserved youth from Jamaica’s poorest rural communities with access to opportunities in technology and entrepreneurship.




                                     NVCA Industry Partner. Interview with Heads Apart.


bottom of page