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Based in Chicago, Naveed Bandukwala is active in Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Communications and Industrial practices. He has deep expertise in the Internet of Things, technology convergence, corporate development, and investment banking. He is also active in the firm’s Private Equity and Financial Officers practices.

I love thinking creatively to help clients solve unique problems. We meet interesting, inspiring, and talented executives every day, and it’s rewarding to have an impact on their lives.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Naveed was a Senior Vice President and Executive Officer at Westell Technologies. Previously, he 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, Naveed was a Vice President in the investment banking group at William Blair. He has held positions in consulting with A.T. Kearney and investment banking at Merrill Lynch.

Naveed has a BS in finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, cheering on their favorite sports teams. He is also an active runner and participates in several races each year.

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Security Roundtable – With IoT, Security Must Be Built in From the Beginning

Security Roundtable – With IoT, Security Must Be Built in From the Beginning

Internet of Things

Despite growing security concerns about IoT and IIoT, many businesses still overlook key factors, as well as offer products and services that lack essential… Read more

Selecting Your Digital Leader

Selecting Your Digital Leader

Digital Transformation

What are we doing about Digital Transformation? Trent Aulbaugh, Naveed Bandukwala, Andrea Kinder and Amitabh Sharma discuss how smart talent choices will help drive… Read more

Digital Disruption In Agriculture, Construction and Mining Equipment

Digital Disruption In Agriculture, Construction and Mining Equipment

Industrial

Given the growing danger of being left behind and commoditized by advancing technology, we asked ten senior leaders in Construction, Agriculture and Mining Equipment… Read more

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