Gaurav Gupta


consultant name

Gaurav Gupta Egon Zehnder, Bangalore


Gaurav Gupta, based in Bangalore, leads Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Communications Practice in the Asia Pacific region and is also an active member of the Industrial and Services Practices. He has gained management experience at very senior levels across the high tech, telecom, outsourcing, offshoring, manufacturing, professional services and digital sectors. Gaurav assists clients with executive and board search, talent management consulting, management appraisals, leadership development and team effectiveness. He also serves large family-owned businesses in southern India.


Gaurav looks back on 20 years of strategic and operational consulting experience, with an intensifying focus on technology services. Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, he was a Global Partner at A.T. Kearney and led its technology and BPO practice in India. Before that, he was a Managing Partner at the Everest Group, where he built the company’s consulting business in India and elsewhere in Asia. That was preceded by stints at Infosys Technologies in the U.S. and McKinsey & Company in India.

Gaurav earned a BA in Economics from St. Stephen's College in Delhi and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore.

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consultant name

Gaurav Gupta Egon Zehnder, Bangalore