CVCA Member Profiles

CVCA Member Profile: Fortuity Search Group


We continue to showcase our members by profiling the unique organizations that make up our membership. This is an opportunity to learn how they contribute to our community and advance the ecosystem.

This week we’re excited to find out more about Fortuity Search Group.

The CVCA caught up with Joel Fatum, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Fortuity, to find out more about their team and what they’re excited about.

Tell us about Fortuity’s operations

Fortuity is an international executive search firm with 2 offices in Canada, 7 in the US, and 2 in Europe for a total of 100 staff.

What is Fortuity’s focus?

Our firm’s methodology to leverage our unique AI technology/​process to drive out risk/​ambiguity on critical external hires at the board, C suite, and Vice President level

We are working heavily in the PE, VC, GE, and impact investing space. Our search work occurs both at the portfolio company level as well as within the firms (investment professional hires – Partners to generate deal flow).

Who are the senior people at your firm?

I am the majority shareholder and the Founder and CEO. I have 20 years of global executive search experience, previously I was the Managing Partner and global revenue leader with Odgers Berndtson and a prior partner at The Bedford Group.

What is Fortuity excited about (in the immediate horizon and in the long term)?

Fortuity is disrupting the industry with powerful AI technology which is changing the game. We are the only firm in the market capable of predicting” the outcome of a hire in critical areas such as drive, emotional intelligence, leadership, values, and diversity of thought.