Henrik Ottosson


Office Location: Stockholm

Phone: +46 8 4067100

Henrik Ottosson is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Stockholm office and a member of the Global Technology & Services, Global Information Technology Officers and Digital Practices.

Henrik focuses on advising technology companies across business functions. Additionally, he specializes in working with organizations across all industry sectors helping to build and strengthen their CIO, CTO, CISO and CDO leadership teams.

With over a decade of experience in executive search and leadership advisory, Henrik has a search portfolio spanning a wide variety of roles, from CEOs to compliance officers; working with global Fortune 500 corporations to fast-growing venture capital-backed companies, across multiple verticals, including telecommunications, Internet, Fintech, software, systems and services.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Henrik led the information and communication technology practice for a boutique search and leadership consultancy firm, working primarily in IT, telecom, Internet and media sectors, building high-performing organizations and teams. Previously, Henrik worked at a global executive search firm, where he was part of the global technology practice. He began his career at the Swedish Trade Council and the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in New York, where he led the business services division. This was followed with work as an independent management consultant in New York and Stockholm.

He is fluent in English and Swedish.


Henrik received a master of science in industrial engineering and management from Chalmers University of Technology.