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 operator. She has a particular focus on the intersection of product, technology and marketing for high-growth companies, and an emphasis on CEO succession and board development in the context of the sponsor-backed journey. Anna currently co-leads the Chief Product Officers practice and the PE-Tech segment.
I’m excited about helping companies find tomorrow’s leaders. Every company’s success, culture and competitiveness are determined more than anything else by its leadership.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Anna was the Cofounder and CEO of Werk, which pioneered SaaS analytics for people policies and benefits. Werk’s software and data insights were featured in HBR, Fast Company, WSJ, Bloomberg, and other publications. She began her career at McKinsey & Co., where she focused on strategy and organization design engagement with technology, media and telecommunications companies. She then worked at two specialty consulting firms, leading one as the Chief Operating Officer.
Anna earned a BA in economics and psychology from Brandeis University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.