Kal Bittianda Egon Zehnder, New York
Kal Bittianda, based in New York, leads the firm’s North America Technology Practice Group. He primarily focuses on technology and communications, specifically the systems, software & services, and digital segments. He also serves in Egon Zehnder’s Private Equity and Financial Services Practices. Kal conducts executive search and provides leadership development services to help companies leverage technology to drive growth, transformation and innovation, while managing emerging leadership opportunities/challenges, such as Cyber Security and Big Data.More
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Kal served in leadership positions at several privately capitalized, multinational, tech-enabled businesses. He built teams and led growth in North America for Kyriba (enterprise cloud solutions), EXL (knowledge and business process outsourcing), and Inductis (analytics consulting and services). As a Consulting Partner at both Azendant and Inductis, Kal advised C-level executives on growth strategies. He was previously an Engagement Manager at the Mitchell Madison Group. Kal started his career in technology and leadership roles at Unisys and International Paper.
Kal earned a BTech in Naval Architecture at the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras/Chennai, India, an MA in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He actively serves New York area non-profits and early stage companies with pro-bono advisory and consulting support.