Sripad Rao

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Sripad has over 25 years of experience with 19+ years in executive search consulting. He started his consulting career with Classic Search (ex – ABC joint MD is the founder) and in 2008 joined High Circle Practice of ABC Consultants. Prior to this, Sripad worked for six years in sales, business development, and client relationship management roles with Rittal and i2 Technologies.

Sripad is the Regional Vice President for Asia Pacific. He is also a Managing Partner of the Stanton Chase Bangalore, Mumbai, and New Delhi offices. He heads the firm’s Technology Practice Group across India and the Asia Pacific as well as the Private Equity and Industrial practice groups for India. He has successfully handled many senior-level searches including C-suite roles across technology, industrial, consumer practices, and functions such as HR, R&D, sales and marketing, and CIO.

He is also an Adaptive Leadership Coach and Ontological Coach with accreditations from the Newfield Network.

Sripad is a mechanical engineer, an alumnus of Harvard Kennedy School with further professional qualifications and certifications from Harvard Business School and Darden School of Business.

Sripad is an avid runner, fitness enthusiast, and a keen follower of football and cricket.