- Strategy & Management Consulting
- Investment Banking, Asset Management
- Digital, Analytics & Big Data
- PE: GPs and Portfolio
Kalyani is a career consultant, with over 15 years of experience in Executive Search. She covers the sectors of Professional Services, Technology, Private Equity and Financial Services. Herein, she has led client assignments to appoint leaders for greenfield businesses, new geographies and turnaround situations. Her clients include BSE & NSE listed companies, bulge-bracket private equity funds and portfolio companies, Indian subsidiaries of global multinational organizations. She lends both sector understanding and an innate ability to scour talent from newer pockets. Clients appreciate her ingenuity and horse-sense, both critical aspects in the search business.
A landmark project led from the fore by Kalyani has been with a Big-4 consulting firm. The project was to identify leadership team for a new business line which they were kicking off, which was completely divergent from the firm’s traditional offerings of tax and audit. The ask was for Partners and Directors from specific industry domains to offer business advisory services within the India market. Within a span of a year, Kalyani helped the client successfully launch this business with 12 client facing partners drawn from diverse industries like Consumer, Automotive, Financial Services, Government, Social Sector and Infrastructure amongst others.
Academically, Kalyani is an English (Hons) Graduate from Delhi University and has Masters in Journalism.
An avid theatre enthusiast, she has written many a script before donning the mantle of scripting corporate appointments.