Executive Search Consultant - Charlie Solorzano

Charlie is an Executive Search Consultant and Managing Partner at Alder Koten.

His clients include some of the world’s most recognized organizations and investors.

Charlie Solorzano partners with clients in the Digital (Information Technology), fintechs, startups and scale ups to help them recruit talent and develop thriving cultures. Working broadly across sectors, Charlie specializes in Technology (CTO's CPO's), Fintechs, Startups and Scale Ups, with a strong focus on digital transformation, auto industry electrification, and Industry 4.0.

He works with clients at the intersection of technology and financial markets.

He continuously partners with emerging companies seeking to disrupt the world. Within the Tech industry, Charlie has worked on High Level and C-suite engagements. He also has worked with privately held and public companies to hire technology and business leaders.

He also works with a diverse range of established technology companies that are seeking to onboard transformational technology talent.

Charlie also co-leads Alder Koten's, Product, Information Technology & Artificial Intelligence Practice and Big Data & Analytics practices. He focuses on leadership work in product analytics, data science, artificial intelligence, and machine learning across industries.

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Digital Transformation

Recruiting technology and non-technical roles for digital transformations. The secret to digital transformation is culture not technology. If you’re hiring for a digital transformation your most important hires are not technical.


Fintech is a fast moving and explosively growing niche within the space between tech and finance. The surge of demand across all positions in this area from entry level to C-level has made professionals who have experience working in the financial tech sector extremely valuable to companies who operate in this space. Finding the right talent to drive FinTech innovation requires casting a wide net.

Startups & Scaleups

I help shape the startups and scale-ups that are disrupting the world.


I help my clients build amazing executive teams by identifying, recruiting, and hiring world-class leaders in product and technology.

Support Functions

Recruiting human resources, sales finance, legal, and other functional specialties that support Technology, Startups, Scaleups, manufacturing, logistics, and distribution organizations.

Recent Articles

September 19, 2023
Split view of F1 driver on the racetrack and CPO presenting a product strategy in a boardroom.

On the Fast Track: How the CPO is the F1 Driver of Startups

Just as Formula 1 cars dominate racetracks, the startup realm has its champion: the Chief Product Officer (CPO). Discover how a CPO's journey mirrors that of an F1 driver, from strategy to podium finishes.
September 13, 2023
Global map showcasing popular nearshoring and brainshoring destinations, symbolizing business connections and collaboration.

Unlock Business Efficiency: A Guide to Nearshoring and Brainshoring

Elevate your business efficiency through the strategic power of nearshoring and brainshoring. Dive into the core industries that benefit, the ideal countries for outsourcing, and the significance of analyzing the talent market.
September 7, 2023
An F1 racer merged with a sales leadership strategy session, representing the synergy of speed, strategy, and guidance.

The Race for Sales Leadership: Revved by Formula 1 Strategy

In a world where predictability is a luxury, sales leaders, much like F1 racers, must navigate uncertain terrains. Unearth the traits that set exceptional leaders apart and how Alder Koten is reshaping the identification of tomorrow's sales mavens.
September 5, 2023
Formula 1 car on a track juxtaposed with a boardroom setting showcasing PE leadership discussions.

The F1 Strategy to PE-Backed CTO and CPO Success

Like an F1 car throttling on a track, PE-backed CTOs and CPOs require precision, agility, and foresight. Discover the key traits driving success in Private Equity through the lens of F1 strategy.
August 31, 2023
Formula 1 car mastering a sharp turn, mirroring the agility needed in today's dynamic corporate world.

The F1 Formula for Organizational Excellence

In the high-octane world of Formula 1, adaptability defines winners. This article draws parallels between F1's agility and the transformation needed in the modern corporate landscape.
August 21, 2023
Chief Product Officer Role, responsibilities, distinctions, and hiring insights.

The Chief Product Officer Role

This article explores the Chief Product Officer role, its duties, and how to hire the perfect one
August 18, 2023
Executive Search for Startups: Navigating the Intricacies of Executive Search: Your Startup's Key to the Kingdom.

Executive Search For Startups

Mastering the intricate dance of executive search is pivotal for startups. As your business grows, the leadership you choose can either propel you to the stars or weigh you down. Discover the roadmap to securing the best in the game.
August 16, 2023
Executive recruitment in tech- Group of diverse executive professionals discussing strategies, surrounded by tech devices in a modern office setting

Mastering Executive Recruitment in Tech

In a rapidly evolving tech landscape, executive recruitment poses unique challenges. From sourcing AI experts to ensuring cultural fit, learn how top companies are navigating the maze of talent acquisition in 2023.
August 11, 2023
Evolution of a resume in an AI-driven recruitment landscape. Outsmart Resume-Screening Bots

Outsmart Resume-Screening Bots

In the era of AI-driven recruitment, job seekers must decode the algorithms of screening systems. Dive into seven strategies to stand out and get noticed.