Management Team

Sreenivasu Nalagandla (Sreeni)
Co-Founder and Managing Director

Sreeni comes with a maverick as well as versatile career spanning three decades which started at the age 18 in the power corridors of New Delhi in the Public Sector as Civil Servant before moving into the Banking and IT sectors. Sreeni has tried his hand, with commendable success, at every aspect of corporate life and the extra-corporate world too – his professional diary has pages as a Humour Columnist for leading business dailies as well as a Guest Faculty for Business schools. Project Management, Environmental Management, Marketing, Brand Building, International Tradeshows and road-shows are the diverse areas he soaked himself in his experience before plunging into the world of connecting Talent. He has travelled across the world and has network of friends and professional contacts in over 40 countries. He specializes in Structuring win-win deals, CXOs and Board Positions across the Global Markets.

Sreeni graduated as Civil Engineer and did Masters in Management Systems from BITS-Pilani of India.


Jane Ginn
Co-Founder & Director

Jane Ginn has over 20 years of experience in International Consulting and High Technology. From 1994 through 2001 she served as an appointed Advisor to the US Secretary of Commerce on International Trade Policy. She is a former Fellow of the Institute for Resource Management, Management Faculty and a published author. Her experience spans diversified areas such as Marketing, Partnership, Environmental Management, Consultancy for Financial Institutions and Trading Services, Exports and Information Technology. She has operated in various geographies that include USA, China, Argentina, and Canada.

She holds a Master's in Regional Planning and is a certified Applied Information Technology (AIT) professional. She serves on the faculty for the MBA & Technology MBA program at the University of Phoenix.


Lekha Parameswaran (alias Tara)
Co-founder & Director

Lekha is a Bio-Technologist by training who chose to blend her passion for research with her love for meeting and connecting with people. She currently heads Delivery and Operations at High Places International. She constantly strives to keep the working atmosphere fun as well as knowledge-oriented. Her expertise is developing innovative 'deep-dive' technology-based strategies to connect with senior talent across Geographies and sectors.

She also handles CXO assignments for a global clientele, with commendable success in APAC, Europe and US.


Shinolin Samuel
Co-Promoter & Chief Marketing Officer

As CMO, Shinolin is responsible for global Business Development, Marketing Strategy, Communications and Branding . She is chartered with ensuring High Places International's global prominence in Executive Search, while helping to position the company for long-term growth. With her entire career experience spanning the Executive Search industry, she added significant value to the Client Relationship & Delivery functions she was responsible for in her previous roles. She has also successfully executed several CXO and Leadership assignments across USA, EMEA & the APAC.

Shinolin holds a Masters & Bachelor's Degree in Business Management with specialization in Human Resources and graduated with honors from the ICFAI University.

She is currently based in Perth, Australia


Puja Jain
Director & Partner, New Jersey

Puja comes with Five years of experience and a track record of success in connecting talent in the US and EU regio,n across diverse domains such as IT, BFSI, Energy & Utilities. She is a Technology and Domain agnostic, who strives to achieve speed in all her assignments. Based out of New Jersey, she provides research and client relations support to US and Europe Cientele



An outgoing personality, with a flair for communicating with people and strong interpersonal skills, Namita comes with seven plus years of experience in Executive Search. Having successfully worked on search assignments across USA and India, she specializes in headhunting for Leadership positions across industries and verticals. She currently heads the Client Management and Headhunting team for North America.

Namita holds a Masters in Personnel and Human Resource Management


Pranay Gulecha

Pranay comes with Technology background and is into head-hunting Sales Leadership positions. He is strong in relationship building with both clients as well as Candidates. He handles IT, Retail, Energy and Utilities domain. He blends his work, personal priorities very well and manages to connect with people 24 X 7.


Suchitra Haridass
Partner, Philadelphia

Suchitra comes in with around 5 years of experience, which included roles in Financial Consulting with a Big Four organization and a major International Bank. But, connecting with illustrious industry leaders and providing them with that valuable career break is what she does best. She specializes in Senior management search in IT, Infrastructure and a host of other positions across geographies. Currently based out of London, she spearheads the European operations for High Places International.

She has done her Masters in Business Administration from India.


Shobini Gopinathan
Partner – Client Relations(APAC), Chennai

Shobini specializes in Senior Management positions in IT, Infrastructure and Consumer Services in APAC region. She leads the team in ensuring quickest turn around in connecting talent with clients, sometimes accomplished in under a day. She believes in practicing the' Art of elimination' before choosing the best for our clients thereby keeping the process simple and easy.

She holds as Master in Business Administration from the University of Madras.


Rini Bridget Mathew

Bridget loves to have conversations with passive candidates and covert them to pursue an opportunity with conviction. She specializes in headhunting for Leadership positions for Product Engineering services, Infrastructure Services and IT services across domains for Europe and USA

She holds a Masters in Psychology from Christ University, Bangalore.


Aishwarya S

Aishwarya is a person with great curiosity and comes with an appetite to constantly learn new things, which has fuelled her journey into Headhunting.

She thrives in Leadership assignments in Europe, USA and APAC in multiples domains like BFSI, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Life sciences etc.

She holds a post graduation in Human Resources.


Abey Thomas John

Abey Thomas loves to interact with diverse professionals across industries and focuses primarily in Search Assignments for Leadership positions in USA and Europe.

He likes to add value to each and every assignment in his favorite domains BFSI, Telecom, CPG and Manufacturing.

He comes with a Masters in Management from Loyola College.


Our Focus

Leadership Hiring, Global Executive Search, CXO jobs, Presidents, Country Heads, Directors, Board for Start-ups, 200K jobs, Sales Leaders, BDE, Subject Matter Experts across 40 countries spanning USA, UK, Continental Europe, Nordics, Asia-Pacific, Middle-East and Africa.

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