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Sharad Vishvanath

APAC Regional Head, Transformation & Transaction (M&A)
Sharad is a Senior Client Partner & the APAC Regional Head of the Transactions & Transformation Practice.

He has extensive experience of over 19 years in leading and working on projects in emerging markets like Middle East, China, India, Japan and South East Asia.

Just prior to Korn Ferry , Mr. Vishvanath worked with a start-up bank in India, where he was managing the digital bank, analytics and HR portfolios.

Prior, Sharad spent close to 15 years at a global consulting firm where he was the Regional managing director, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa (AMEA).for Strategic Advisory Practice.

He is an expert on M&A, digital and business transformation. He advises clients on complex human capital issues that accompany organization & HR transformation stemming from strategic digital or business shifts and complex global / in country deals.

Mr. Vishvanath has deep expertise in supporting clients through transformation phase on aspects linked to Balance Scorecard design & deployment, transformative organization redesign, strategic workforce planning, Governance and Organization implementation, KPI linkage and cascade Compensation Strategy & Design etc.

Mr. Vishvanath's other expertise areas are in Digital Transformation and HR Technology strategy & implementation.

Mr. Vishvanath holds an MBA from Wharton at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.E. from IIT Roorkee. He has a 20 year career working across banking and consulting and has worked in multiple countries.