WTW Associates provides executive searches for clients in the entertainment and media, e-business, legal, professional services, publishing, consumer products, and financial services industries. The firm works on a retained basis, generating candidate lists, performing interviews and reference checks, and assisting with offer negotiations. It even stays in contact with the company several months after placing a candidate in order to ensure an optimal match. WTW has placed executives at companies including MTV Networks, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, and EMI Music Publishing. President Warren T. Wasp founded WTW Associates in 1987.