Founding Partner

Lakshmi Prasanna

"Being a maverick is mastering your skills to such an extent that you are ready for any challenge."

Lakshmi is your strategic partner and trusted advisor for succession planning and executive search.

A career leadership hiring professional, Lakshmi understands the nuances of the industry and has mastered the art of tenaciously pursuing a project to its conclusion.

She began her career as an entrepreneur and went on to be a part of teams for leading search firms in the industry, such as Korn Ferry International and Heidrick & Struggles. Prior to co-founding Leadership Mavericks, she led the Technology Practice, India, at Stanton Chase.

It is this journey that has taught her to take the phrase “client delight” to heart. She is the perfect ally in your talent search, particularly skilled at helping organizations set intentional and strategic succession planning goals.

With over two decades of experience in highly competitive, data-driven executive search environments, Lakshmi has helmed projects for many of the biggest players in the telecom, semiconductor, e-commerce, and hardware industries. Her area of influence has grown to include a diverse range of sectors that go beyond the tech ecosystem.

Lakshmi has dual degrees in sociology and psychology. She is an alumnus of the Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD)