Anuj is a Managing Partner at FIDIUS. He leads the firm’s Technology and Digital practice and works with clients as they build teams for the digitised world.
He has twenty years of professional experience across executive search, consulting and technology. He has built leadership teams for digital and technology businesses including E-commerce, Fintech , EdTech, Logistics, Digital Media, SaaS, Enterprise Technology, Ad-network, Gaming companies amongst others. He has built expertise in working with companies to acquire leadership talent in their journey from start-up to growth stage to large scale businesses.
He has also helped companies across sectors like financial services, manufacturing, consumer, Pharma amongst others in acquiring senior talent as they drive their digital transformation initiatives.
In his professional career he has worked across geographies and sectors. Prior to FIDIUS, he was heading the Digital and Technology practice of global search firm Transearch and earlier worked as a senior partner with Longhouse Consulting. He was heading strategic initiatives at Amba Research managing the inorganic growth initiatives for the firm. At Cognizant Technology, he was based in the US as a part of business consulting team and worked with clients across the US and Europe. He was a part of the leadership team at the business consulting start-up Aptivaa Consulting and worked with clients in the Middle East and South Asia.
Anuj has done his MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur and Chemical Engineering from NIT Trichy.
John Irudayaraj is a Managing Partner at FIDIUS and heads the Industrial and Automotive practice. He is a trusted advisor in building C-level team composition with organizations across sectors, particularly Engineering, Automotive and Manufacturing, with nearly two decades of market experience serving clients in the talent management space.
Prior to FIDIUS, John was with Transearch, based in Bangalore, as Senior Partner of Automotive and Manufacturing Practice for India office. He was instrumental in setting up the Bangalore office for Transearch and spent around 9+ years advising clients in the Automotive and Manufacturing sectors. He started his journey into the leadership hiring space with ABC Consultants. During his stint with ABC Consultants, he started as the Business Head for Coimbatore location and later on moved to Delhi to run the Automotive & Engineering practice.
Prior to executive search, in the early part of his career, John worked in the Industrial Engineering functions with companies like FL Smidth, Timex Watches and Minda Group. In addition to it, John also had a brief stint as Functional Consultant with iitian.com which was building the community portal for IIT graduates.
John holds a Bachelor’s degree in Production Engineering from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.
Manav is a Partner at FIDIUS. He leads the firm’s AI, Analytics and Global Sales practice dedicated to multi-industry segments including Analytics Service Providers, MNC Banks, Financial Technology, Insurance, Retail, Consumer, Healthcare, Industrial, manufacturing, software/high tech, and small business/startup organizations .
He has more than a decade of experience in helping clients strategic hiring for Data Science, Analytics, Sales Leadership across industry sectors and geographies.
Prior to this, he was an Associate Partner at a specialist Analytics Leadership search firm Rinalytics Advisors and before that he was leading the Analytics and Research practice at Asterion Consulting. He was instrumental in building and growing both the organization from grounds up. His niche focus was in analytics, artificial intelligence, data science and machine learning.
His areas of specialization include Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Analytics, Machine Learning, Big Data, Business Intelligence, Customer Analytics, Web Analytics, Quant science, IoT and Sales Leadership.
He has done a Master’s Degree in Computer science from Utkal University, India.