Vivek Khemka leads executive search and provides expert leadership advisory services across multiple sectors. Based in Bangalore, he is the co-leader of the Firm’s CEO practice and leads the Consumer, Media and Retail Practice in India, working with clients across the Asia-Pacific region. Vivek is also active in Egon Zehnder India’s Industrial practice.
I greatly enjoy three things about being at Egon Zehnder: (a) working with some amazing people at the firm; (b) supporting mission-driven companies looking to impact the world in meaningful ways; and (c) having lots of fun while doing this.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Vivek was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company, where he advised clients in Europe, Middle East and Asia across consumer goods, retail and industrial goods on a range of business topics. He also co-led the McKinsey Leadership Institute and advised clients extensively on leadership development, global talent management, and culture change. Previously, Vivek worked at GEMS Education, where he helped set up four schools, and at the Tata Administrative Service (TAS).
Vivek earned a degree in international trade from Sydenham College, Mumbai University; an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow; and a degree in education policy from Harvard University, where he was a Fulbright Scholar. He is a certified leadership coach.