Gabriel Andrade, based in Munich, is deeply experienced in the technology segments of the systems & services and ERP software industries. As a senior advisor and former leader of Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Communications Practice and Global Innovation Platform, he is a valued consultant to global technology corporations on strategy, markets, digitization, key leadership issues, and senior talent trends. Gabriel has worked with clients on CEO succession projects, CIO and CDO search and development, and placement of senior technology experts in board roles. During his time with the firm, he has assessed nearly 1,000 technology executives. Gabriel sits on two tech boards – he chairs the advisory board of a public innovative tech company and chairs the people committee of a cybersecurity company.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Gabriel was a Partner at CSC Index, serving on the Management Committee with responsibility for staff recruitment and development, mainly for the telecommunications industry. Previously, he held the role of Senior Consultant at Bain & Company, focusing on M&A and financial services. Gabriel began his professional career with Baring Securities as an Institutional Sales Executive for investors in Switzerland, France, and Austria. When Baring was integrated into BZW, he was appointed Assistant Vice President.
Gabriel earned a BA in economics from the Instituto Tecnólogico Autónomo de Mexico and a PhD in economics from the University of Vienna, where he also worked as a research assistant at the Institute for Higher Studies. He is passionate about his family and helping his children and their friends become meaningful and responsible global citizens. Gabriel also supports entrepreneur friends in growing their companies. His hobbies are martial arts, collecting vintage watches, and cooking.