Naveed Bandukwala


consultant name

Naveed Bandukwala Egon Zehnder, Chicago


Naveed Bandukwala, based in Chicago, is experienced across the industrial and technology sectors, with a particular emphasis on technology convergence, corporate development, and investment banking. A trusted advisor to technology, financial services and private equity clients, Naveed is active in Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Communications and Financial Services Practices.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Naveed was a Senior Vice President and Executive Officer at Westell Technologies. At Westell, Naveed also served as a segment General Manager and head of corporate development, leading several transformational acquisitions for the company. Previously, Naveed was a Director in corporate development at Nokia and its former subsidiary NAVTEQ, where he focused on acquisitions and investments in the location-based technologies sector. Earlier in his career Naveed was a Vice President in the investment banking group at William Blair, and held positions in consulting with A.T. Kearney and investment banking at Merrill Lynch.

Naveed earned a BS in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

News and Publications

Digital Disruption In Agriculture, Construction and Mining Equipment

Given the growing danger of being left behind and commoditized by advancing technology, we asked ten senior leaders in Construction, Agriculture and Mining Equipment how their strategies are adapting. Titles of those we interviewed include President and CEO, General Manager, President of Agricultural Solutions, Chief Information Officer, Chief Digital Officer, and Digital Transformation Officer.

consultant name

Naveed Bandukwala Egon Zehnder, Chicago