Simmi P. Singh Egon Zehnder, Chicago
Simmi Singh works at the intersection of technology and innovation, expertly advising companies grappling with disruptive and rapidly evolving business models across digital media, the social and consumer sectors, health, and financial services. She is passionate about leadership development — counseling investors, founders and boards — and has a singular talent for helping companies to scale and maximize their potential as they transform. Simmi has worked in and with some of the most game-changing companies of the past two decades. As Chief Talent Officer of Snapchat, she played a transformative role in successfully designing and scaling the business organization. With Egon Zehnder, Simmi leads CEO and senior leadership searches and has successfully completed multiple CEO succession and board assignments. She has built entire management teams for growing companies, helping to transform the competitive and market position of her clients.More
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Simmi worked as an entrepreneur, business leader, investor and management consultant. Specific experiences include leading the restructuring and divestiture of multi-billion dollar corporate assets at CNA; crafting disruptive business models at Revolution Health and with her consulting clients at Booz, Allen & Hamilton and Ernst & Young; and leading the rapid, profitable scaling of two successful technology services businesses: SeraNova and Cognizant.
Simmi earned an MBA from Case Western Reserve University and holds a BSc in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry from St. Joseph's College.
She has served as Senior Advisor on Health Innovation to the Secretary of Health and Human Services; as Vice-Chair and Chair of the former Center for Health Information Management (CHIM) Board; and as a Director on the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society Board. She is a sought-after speaker at industry conferences ranging from Rock Health and the National Conference of State Legislatures. She has served as guest lecturer at the Yale School of Management Executive MBA Program and as a member of the Provost’s International Visiting Committee at Case Western Reserve University. Simmi is the recipient of multiple industry awards including the HIMSS Annual Leadership Award for outstanding contributions to the health sector.