Karthik Vedagiri


Office Location: Bangalore

Phone: +91 80 4256 3000

Karthik Vedagiri is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Bangalore office and a member of the global Technology & Services Practice. He has assisted several marquee Indian and multi-national clients with executive searches for CxO roles including technology, product, engineering, strategy, finance, marketing, operations and human capital. He has helped hire top talent across IT services, software, internet, consulting & advisory and business services clients.

Karthik’s strong understanding of the talent landscape, evolving business models and leadership strategies deployed by successful enterprises allow him to bring unique and actionable insights to clients, helping them solve some of their most critical talent needs and challenges. He is also particularly skilled and passionate about identifying the right talent for new-age, disruptive technology startups and internet companies to help them grow and scale up sustainably.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Karthik worked with a top-tier management consulting firm, assisting global clients across industries on multifarious engagements ranging from operations excellence and technology transformation to organization restructuring and talent management.

His prior industrial experience also makes him adept at planning, process optimization and enterprise profitability.


Karthik is an engineering graduate and earned an MBA from Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad with a dual major in strategy and marketing.