Anthony Colella
Anthony Colella

Anthony Colella

Global Managing Partner, Heidrick Digital


Anthony Colella is the global managing partner of Heidrick Digital, based in Heidrick & Struggles’ Philadelphia office. He is a member of the global management committee and reports to the CEO. Anthony helps lead the firm’s mission to ensure our clients drive their businesses forward by ensuring they have the right leaders in the right roles at the right time and engaging and developing their future leaders.


Since joining Heidrick & Struggles in 2020, Anthony has led the launch of the Heidrick Digital business and our flagship leadership intelligence platform, Heidrick Navigator. He oversees worldwide research and development, including our Heidrick Labs research organization, which leads assessments and psychometrics, data, artificial intelligence, and generative AI efforts. With more than 20 years of experience leading HR technology, SaaS, and productized services businesses, Anthony focuses on serving our clients through breakthrough digital strategies and solutions.

Before joining Heidrick & Struggles, Anthony had roles as general manager, chief product officer, and chief technology officer for several of the world’s foremost human capital consulting and SaaS product businesses. He has had success working with customers worldwide to deliver exceptional client value through technology-enabled products, productized intellectual property (IP), AI, and data across industries. 

Earlier in his career, Anthony led product development for Wells Fargo’s online payments group and held various consulting roles for Fortune 500 companies while at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).



Rider University, Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Computer Information Science