Harshad Sardesai

Palo Alto

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Harshad Sardesai Egon Zehnder, Palo Alto

About

Harshad Sardesai, based in Palo Alto, serves clients in technology (systems, software & IT services, mobility) and services (professional services, business services, supply chain-centric services). He focuses on executive search for general managers, product leaders (especially in Big Data and Cloud), sales & marketing talent and services practice leaders. Harshad also provides management assessment and team effectiveness consulting, and is active in Egon Zehnder’s Board Consulting Practice and CIO Practice.

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Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Harshad was Vice President, US Field Operations & Business Strategy for Hewlett-Packard’s Enterprise Group, based in Palo Alto, where he led the charge to improve go-to-market strategy and effectiveness for high-priority business units. Previously, Harshad was a Client Partner at Infosys Technologies, where he led engagements in services industries with a focus on IT-enabled business transformations. Earlier in his career, Harshad was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, where he focused on enterprise software and supply chain driven industries, corporate and business unit strategy, business model transformations, global accounts optimization, and sales effectiveness.

Harshad earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Poona in India, and an MS in Industrial Engineering from Texas Tech University.


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Systems, Services and Software Practice Profile

This segment represents a diverse set of companies – encompassing a wide range of products and services across computing systems, packaged software, cloud service providers, networking equipment, consumer electronics, peripherals – as well as enterprise service providers in IT & Application Management and Business Process Outsourcing.

Intelligent Systems Practice Profile

Billions of intelligent devices, electronically connected to form focused systems and massive networks capable of sensing, analyzing and adapting on a grand scale, without human intervention

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Harshad Sardesai Egon Zehnder, Palo Alto