Eric Anderson

Atlanta, New York

consultant name

Eric Anderson Egon Zehnder, Atlanta, New York


Eric Anderson, based in Atlanta, established and leads Egon Zehnder’s global FinTech segment. His focus is on technology and operations talent for financial institutions and companies that serve the financial services industry. In addition, Eric has spent considerable time in the educational technology space helping early stage and established firms transition from legacy publishing to next generation digital and interactive learning capabilities. Eric also works extensively with private equity companies to meet their operational leadership, advisory, and board level leadership needs. He is active in Egon Zehnder’s Board Consulting, CEO, Technology and Communications, and Chief Information Officers (CIO) Practices.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Eric was the President of the Compliance and Licensing Solutions Division of BISYS Group, a leading provider of outsourcing, back-office and third-party services to more than 22,000 financial institutions. Previously, he was Vice President of EMEA at S1 Corporation, an enterprise financial services software company. Early in his career, Eric was an Account Executive with Baxter Diagnostics, where he focused on software and healthcare.

Eric earned a BS in Marketing from Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University, and an MBA in International Business from the University of Miami. He serves on the board of Eagle Ranch, a non-profit organization that works with boys and girls in crisis. Eric was also a founding member of the Technology Association of Georgia, Fin Tech Society.

News and Publications

Hub Magazine – Eric Anderson: The Trademarks of Top Technology Leaders

What kind of technology CEOs can really foster innovation, asks Egon Zehnder’s Eric Anderson in Hub Magazine? Successful technology leaders are usually comfortable with ambiguity, complexity and shifting risks.

Euromoney - Finding technology talent in financial services

As banks commit billions of dollars to innovation and their CEOs stress the importance of technological change, finding and retaining senior-level executives to lead those initiatives is more complicated.

Bloomberg - Bankers Opt for Future in Financial Technology

Many former bankers are now quitting finance and moving into the new field of financial technology. In many cases they are setting up start-ups that offer platforms for services like risk management, data analytics, trading platforms, reports Bloomberg.

American Banker - Banks give Tech Talent Top Jobs

In recognition of technology's growing impact on their bottom line, banks are increasingly recruiting technology experts for a range of top jobs, reports American Banker. According to Eric Anderson, leader of Egon Zehnder's financial technology practice, this marks a new approach to technology staff in banking.

Who Will Shape Mobile Payments? Talent Will Tell

Networked devices. Ubiquitous connectivity. Cloud computing. Social networks. Near Field Communication… as powerful forces combine to connect nearly everyone to practically everything, Payments will be revolutionized in ways no one can clearly foresee.

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Financial Tech Practice Profile

Financial Tech is a constantly expanding, high-potential search segment that covers any CIO, CTO, COO, or obvious IT position in a financial services firm, or any position that supports financial services in a technology company.

The Four Qualities Technology CEOs Need in the Age of Innovation

No technology company is so dominant that it doesn’t have to worry about keeping its innovative edge or fending off upstart rivals.

consultant name

Eric Anderson Egon Zehnder, Atlanta, New York