Amitabh Sharma Egon Zehnder, Palo Alto
Amitabh Sharma advises CEOs, Boards, and senior leaders on their most critical challenges - including leadership succession and continuity, executive search, Board composition and appointments, and personal & team development. He operates across the globe, having worked in Egon Zehnder’s New Delhi office for over a decade before relocating to Palo Alto. Amitabh has led Egon Zehnder’s global Systems, Software and Services segment as well as the firm’s Technology and Communications Practice in the Asia-Pacific region. Amitabh is also a core member of the global CIO & CDO practices. Having worked across the technology ecosystem, he is passionate about the impact of technology on rapidly evolving industries such as Industrial & Manufacturing, Auto, Health, and Financial Services.More
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Amitabh served in a range of business leadership roles. He was COO of Active Private Equity, based in London, helping portfolio companies scale through technology and operations support. Before that, he briefly worked at Shell Global Solutions, operating from London and The Hague. At Netdecisions, a digital services and strategy start-up in London, Amitabh built, launched and ran a number of digital businesses, led operations for the growing company, and incubated the Digital Hosting Group as Managing Director. Previously, he held operational and business leadership roles at Schlumberger for a decade, living and working in seven countries over that period.
Amitabh earned a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay, and a Masters in Management as a Sloan Fellow at London Business School.