Dan Pearlman is CEO/Managing Partner of Bob Wolf Partners/TPG, one of the leading agency search consultancies in the U.S. having served almost 100 of the Fortune 1000 companies in 13 various industries. Dan co-founded the firm in 1996, headquartered in Marina Del Rey (and with an office in NYC), with the goal of helping marketers optimize their marketing communications activities via best practice agency (full-service, creative, branding, digital, social, PR, experiential, direct, loyalty, shopper, media management, etc) screening and selection, compensation structuring/negotiation, client-agency relationship training, agency consolidation and more. Mr. Pearlman offers the insight and perspective of having been at the C-level of agencies, clients and consultancies...and has worked with some of the most sophisticated clients and agencies in the U.S. He has successfully bought, managed and sold multiple companies; chaired two non-profit organizations and been a Board member of five companies. Dan periodically writes for vertical publications/sites and speaks at UCLA, USC, Pepperdine...as well as ANA and AAAA industry events. He holds an MBA from the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management, a B.A. from UCLA and a Certificate from the AAAA CEO Leadership Program.