Managing Consultant, Technology Professional Search

Smriti Kangovi is a Managing Consultant within the North America Technology Practice of Korn Ferry Professional Search. She leads senior level search engagements across functions with a focus on Software, Systems & Devices and IT Services. 

Ms. Kangovi has 15 years of domestic & international experience in executive search and senior leadership hiring across a broad range of industries & functional areas. She is considered a trusted advisor by her clients as she offers a comprehensive approach using the art and science of finding-hiring-retaining the right talent.

Her realm of expertise is in sectors like e-Commerce, Internet, Cloud, New Media, Mobile, Analytics, Information Security, Gaming, MedTech and FinTech where Ms. Kangovi has successfully closed positions spanning across C-suite, SVP/ VP, Director to highly specialized Individual contributor roles.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Ms. Kangovi managed her own retained search consulting practice for six years where she partnered with a wide range of large multinationals, mid-sized organizations along with rapidly growing Venture Capital funded start-ups including not-for-profit organizations across United States and India.

Earlier in her career, she served as a Senior Consultant at another global executive search firm where she played a vital role in strengthening the firm’s technology practice presence in India and contributed to its significant growth.

Ms. Kangovi holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management and a Bachelors degree in Marketing from Bangalore University.