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Astha Girotra

Director, Knowledge Management

Modern is an organization that inspires and gives every team member a sense of purpose and belonging. The environment of inclusiveness and authenticity not only allows me to bring my best self forward and passionately do the work that I love doing but also helps me get closer to my life goals.

Astha is a Director, Knowledge Management at Modern. Her role encompasses working on a broad spectrum of projects around data quality, research & analysis, knowledge sharing & CXO communities.

She brings over 20 years of research experience spanning across executive search, market research and industry research organizations and is passionate about 'themes that matter' like diversity & inclusion, community impact, talent development, emerging markets, women in technology, leadership trends, et al.

Astha started her research career as an analyst with AC Nielsen and most recently was a Knowledge Manager within the Consumer Practice at Heidrick & Struggles (H&S). She worked closely with global practice leadership and supported approximately 25 consultants in Asia Pacific & Middle East with research, insights and leads for business development and thought leadership.

Before taking on the role of a Knowledge Manager, she also played a significant role in establishing the processes and setting up research teams at the Knowledge Management Centre for H&S in India.

Astha completed her Master’s in Business Economics from Delhi University.

She lives with her husband and son in Delhi-NCR region in India and is an avid traveler and blogger in her free time.