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Jairo Okret

Senior Client Partner
Jairo Okret is a Senior Client Partner in Korn Ferry's Sao Paulo office, and a leader of the Firm's Global Technology Market in the region.

Mr. Okret specializes in executive search and leadership development for clients in the technology and telecommunications marketplace.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Okret was a vice president of A.T. Kearney, where for six years he led management consulting projects related to strategy, organization and operations with clients in the telecommunications and high-tech sectors. Before this, he worked as the executive director of marketing during the launch of the BCP in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Previously, Mr. Okret worked with KPN, a major telecommunications operator, in Europe, leading the strategic planning and marketing activities for mobile communications.

Early in his career, Mr. Okret worked at Booz, Allen & Hamilton in the Netherlands, and with McKinsey & Co. in their Iberia office.

Mr. Okret holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering and economics from the University of Sao Paulo as well as a master's of business administration from Indiana University, where he attended as a Fulbright Scholar.

He is fluent in Portuguese, English, Spanish and Dutch.