Based in Stockholm, Sara Najafi is active in Egon Zehnder’s Technology & Communications Practice. She is a valued advisor to clients, leveraging her entrepreneurial sharp mind, and deep industry expertise across digital, software, IT systems & services and online commerce to help companies and their leaders succeed in the digital era. As a result of her entrepreneurial background, she is experienced in working with growth companies, including PE/VC-backed scale-ups, helping them set-up the team for the next chapters of growth.
Having worked with tech and digital throughout my career, I’ve seen the immense impact it has on modern businesses. My mission is to drive companies’ future success by cultivating a digital mindset in their leadership teams.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Sara held several leadership positions with Equinor, PwC and Accenture. In addition, she has co-founded several businesses such as a digital advisory firm and Skipperi, a fast-growing boating as a service platform.
Sara holds a MSc in IT from the Royal Institute of Technology, a BA in business administration from Stockholm University, and an Executive MBA from the Edinburgh Business School. When not working, she spends time with her husband and two daughters, skiing and hiking.