AGORA Consulting operates in the talent marketplace. The executive search firm recruits for senior-level management positions, primarily in the high-tech industry. Its consultants research target companies and candidates, set up interviews, perform reference checks, and assist with salary negotiations. The company provides a range of other consulting services, such as providing competitive intelligence and market research services, as well as advising on staffing strategy and organizational design. AGORA's client roster includes Samsung Semiconductor and Sanmina-SCI; it has an international presence that includes France, Spain, and South Africa. The company was founded by president Rob Lauer.