ZRG Partners, recognized as the fastest growing executive search firm in the Americas, is pleased to announce the formation of its Blockchain Practice. The practice will be led by Rahul Kapur, Managing Director and will help Financial Services, Fintech, Healthcare clients as well as those in emerging blockchain-centric industries meet the emerging talent needs required to capitalize on opportunities in the distributed ledger/blockchain space.
Rahul is a key leader in ZRG’s Financial Services practice and brings more than 27 years of consulting and executive search experience to the space. With deep expertise in Payments and Financial Technology, Rahul is well positioned to lead ZRG in this key growth area. Rahul previously held senior positions at such firms as PwC, Deloitte, Capgemini, and MasterCard Advisors, and has been recognized by clients for his expertise in emerging technologies within Financial Services.
Larry Hartmann, CEO of ZRG related “Blockchain continues to grow rapidly as a focus area for our clients. To capitalize effectively on the potential of distributed ledgers, our clients require a unique type of leader with a strong entrepreneurial capability, combined with a deep understanding of the underlying technology, operations, and regulatory issues that blockchain presents. Formalizing our Blockchain Practice will enhance our ability to help financial institutions, Fintech firms, and investment firms seeking to grow and expand their portfolios with new, differentiating banking, lending, and payments offerings. We are seeing other industries, such as healthcare and consumer goods, also seeking talent who can create value from blockchain technology. With an industry expert like Rahul leading our offering in Blockchain, we will be able to continue to expand our service offering to this sector with a senior leader who has a vast knowledge and network in the blockchain space.”
Rahul Kapur commented, “This is an area where clients are seeking help. Whether it be an individual to fill a specific need, a team of innovators to jump start an initiative, or a blockchain idea for incubation, our clients are all seeking the most innovative and knowledgeable talent in the space. At the same time, they seek talent that seamlessly combine expertise in distributed ledger technology with the ability to build and grow businesses in a way that maximizes return on investment. I am excited to lead ZRG’s efforts across industries to help our clients sort through this next wave of transformative technology.”