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If technology defines our future, then technology leaders are in charge of our future. Are they ready for it?

Technology is quickly turning into the operating system of businesses. It is transforming organizations from within, inspiring technology leaders to rise to meet unprecedented challenges, ranging from technology expertise, to navigating complex stakeholder relationships.

This new reality has reset the benchmark for technology leadership, forcing companies to re-examine their existing talent and accelerate the technology function’s integration into the rest of the organization.
 

Tomorrow’s technology leader has to be not only the smartest technologist in the room – but also the smartest relationship builder.

Sven Petersen, Global Lead, Technology Officers Practice Group

Leadership Advisory: From Search to Personal Transformation and Building World-Class Teams

Our Technology Officers Practice helps companies across every industry build a technology organization of the future with leaders who have the ability to drive culture change and business strategy to deliver business impact. With a global network of colleagues, spanning a broad range of roles including:

  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • Chief Digital Officers
  • Chief Information Security Officers
  • Chief Data & Analytics Officers
  • Chief Product Officers
  • Tech Board Directors and Advisors
  • Engineering, Infrastructure, Cloud, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, AR/VR, Blockchain

We help global CIOs and CTOs develop their own leadership skill-set but also assess and develop their teams with a range of proprietary methodologies including market benchmarking.



Technology Officers Consultants

Sven Petersen

Sven Petersen

London

Global Lead

​A German-Brazilian living in London, Sven Petersen advises on leadership talent and development across sectors but spends most of his time in the… Read more

Joon Yoon

Joon Yoon

Dallas

US Lead

Joon Yoon, based in Dallas, leads the North America Tech Officers’ practice, also specializing in digital transformation for tech-enabled services. Read more

Kim Henderson

Kim Henderson

Washington, D.C. Office Leader

Kim Henderson, Managing Partner of Egon Zehnder’s Washington, D.C. office, previously led the firm’s Consumer Practice for the Americas. Read more

William Houston

William Houston

Washington, D.C.

Will Houston has more than 20 years of experience in the industrial and technology sectors, the military, and federal government. Read more

Christoph Wollersheim

Christoph Wollersheim

Washington, D.C.

Christoph Wollersheim, based in Washington, D.C., supports clients as a member of Egon Zehnder’s Services Practice and Artificial Intelligence… Read more

Charles Gray

Charles Gray

New York

Charles “Chuck” Gray, based in New York, co-leads Egon Zehnder's newly formed US CEO and Board Practice. Read more

Kal Bittianda

Kal Bittianda

New York

Based in New York, Kal Bittianda is passionate about disruptive technology and digital transformation. He advises Boards… Read more

Martin Juhn

Martin Juhn

New York

Martin is a leader in the Media, Entertainment & Sports Practice & key member of the Technology Practice. Read more

Anna Auerbach

Anna Auerbach

New York

Anna Auerbach, based in New York, is a core member of Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Digital practice. Anna is an experienced advisor, founder, and… Read more

Twinkle Gupta

Twinkle Gupta

New York

Based in New York, Twinkle Gupta is active in Egon Zehnder’s Technology & Communications Practice, guiding clients in building high-performing… Read more

Dani Aaron

Dani Aaron

New York

Dani Aaron, based in New York, is active in Egon Zehnder’s Consumer, Technology, and Communications practices. She is a valued advisor to clients… Read more

Meghan Ricci

Meghan Ricci

Boston

Meghan Ricci, based in Boston, is active across Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Communications and Leadership Advisory Practices. Read more

Mark Stuart-Smith

Mark Stuart-Smith

Boston

Based in St. Louis, Mark Stuart-Smith is active in Egon Zehnder’s Consumer, Chief Marketing & Sales, DE&I, and Leadership Advisory practices. Read more

Keren Latzer

Keren Latzer

Boston

Based in Boston, Keren Latzer is an active member of Egon Zehnder’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications practice, with a keen interest in Human… Read more

Edward Young

Edward Young

Boston

Based in Boston, Ed Young is active in Egon Zehnder’s Industrial practice with a special focus on utilities, power, and renewables. Read more

Eric Anderson

Eric Anderson

Atlanta, New York

Eric Anderson, based in Atlanta and New York, serves as the Global Co-Head of the Technology and Communications Practice. Read more


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