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Kavitha Mohammad, based in Bangalore, is active in Egon Zehnder’s Digital and Technology and Communication Practices as well as the Firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Council. Kavitha’s conviction is that the role of people is just as important as technology and processes in any organization’s digital transformation journey, and she is passionate about diversity. Her many years of international experience in management consulting, digital, the IoT and telecommunications make her a trusted advisor to clients in these sectors.

Every interaction in my job is a fast-tracked biopic, at the end of which I find myself rooting for the protagonists to help them achieve success as defined and measured by their own yardsticks.

Before joining Egon Zehnder, Kavitha was the Sales Director for Asia/Pacific and Japan in Intel’s Industry Solutions Group, where she commercialized and scaled up solutions in connection with the IoT, smart infrastructure and analytics. Before that she served as Project Director at Cisco, advising flagship customers in Asia and large enterprises in emerging markets on smart cities and IoT partnerships. Earlier, Kavitha gained experience in A.T. Kearney’s telecom, high-tech and consumer goods practices. She began her career as Technical Lead at Infosys and Redback Networks (later acquired by Ericsson).

Kavitha earned a B.E in Computer Science (with Honors) from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani, India and an MBA in Strategy and Finance from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. She has partnered with academic institutions, leading publications and research firms on thought leadership in digital/tech and speaks regularly at industry forums. Outside work, she is devoted to her growing daughter, enjoys long-distance running and regularly engages in volunteer work to support better education for children.

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