Egon Zehnder, a global leader in executive search and leadership advisory services, announced that Vishal Dhanuka has joined the Dallas office as a leader in the firm's global Technology and Digital Practice. He will also be active in the Board Consulting and CIO Practices.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder's team as a consultant, Mr. Dhanuka served as Vice President and Global Head of Customer Innovation & Strategy at Hortonworks, where he was an evangelist and trusted advisor for C-Level IT and Digital executives, CxOs and Line of Business leaders enabling them to build a strategic roadmap for innovation and digital future. Previously, he held various leadership roles in companies such as SAP, A.T. Kearney and American Airlines, among others.

Mr. Dhanuka holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Mumbai in India, a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of North Texas and an MBA from the McCombs School of Business of the University of Texas at Austin.

"I am very happy to welcome Vishal Dhanuka to Egon Zehnder," says Arun Dhingra, who is in charge of the firm's Dallas Office. "He is especially passionate about digital disruption with Big Data, IoT, Cloud Computing and other technology-driven innovations, and his prior work experience has given him an EQ-based skill set and taught him the art and science of strategic thinking with creative 'big ideas' in driving business transformation. I expect that our clients will greatly value his assistance in creating the right leadership and talent strategy for developing and putting into practice fully integrated business models and technologies for driving innovation, profitability and expansion."

SOURCE: Egon Zehnder