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Guhan Selva

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Based in Los Angeles, Guhan leads Egon Zehnder’s US Digital practice. He draws on more than two decades of b2c and d2c operating experience growing digital P&Ls. Guhan has expertise operationalizing growth, diversifying revenue streams, developing best-in-class products and serving new market segments. He has a track record for building high impact cross-functional teams, making him a trusted advisor to clients as an executive recruiter and leadership advisor.

Effectively managing a business requires the effective deployment of not just financial capital, but human capital. The latter is too often under nurtured, and I’m passionate about helping executives unlock its full potential to help achieve sustainable competitive advantage.

Before joining Egon Zehnder, Guhan served as COO at Omaze, a Series B start-up. Previously, he ran the US digital networks business for Discovery Communications (Discovery, Animal Planet, HowStuffWorks, Petfinder, among others). Prior to joining Discovery, Guhan oversaw Turner’s New Products Group, building innovative digital products across Turner’s portfolio including CNN, TBS/TNT, Turner Sports, Adult Swim and Cartoon Network. Guhan is an Emmy award winner for multiplatform storytelling and the winner of several Webbys, including for best mobile app.

Guhan holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and a BA from Tufts University.

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