LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 15, 2017--
Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) today announced that Prith Banerjee has joined the
firm as Senior Client Partner IOT and Innovation Transformation for the
Global Industrial Practice.
Mr. Banerjee joins Korn Ferry from Schneider Electric, where he was
Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer and a member of
the Executive Committee, reporting to the Chairman and CEO. At
Schneider, Mr. Banerjee was responsible for driving innovation and
technology differentiation, and coordinating the R&D activities of the
company across its five businesses, with 8,000 R&D personnel, and a 1.3
billion Euro R&D investment.
Previously, Mr. Banerjee worked at Accenture as Managing Director of
Global Technology R&D. In this role, he oversaw the Accenture Technology
Labs, which explored new and emerging technologies. He also directed the
company’s annual Technology Vision research, which looked at the future
of enterprise IT.
Prior to Accenture, Mr. Banerjee was Chief Technology Officer and
Executive Vice President at ABB, and before that he was Senior Vice
President of Research and Director of HP Labs at Hewlett-Packard.
“Prith is a well-respected academic, computer scientist and executive
with deep industry knowledge and expertise,” said Yannick Binvel,
President, Global Industrial Market, Korn Ferry. “He has successfully
implemented and developed innovation transformation programs at Fortune
global 500 companies, and we look forward to having him join our team
and help our clients to drive their IOT transformation and accelerate
growth through innovation.”
Mr. Banerjee began his career in academia, in which he served 22 years
as a Professor, Chairman and Dean at the University of Illinois and
Northwestern University. During this time, he founded two software
startups – Accelchip and Binachip.
Mr. Banerjee received his Ph.D. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from
the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and his B.Tech degree in
Electronics and Electrical Communication and Engineering from the Indian
Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
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