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Sid Prashar

Senior Partner

Modern’s thoughtful approach centered on an executive search process informed by deep talent and industry insights, a strong commitment to diverse talent, and intentional approach to candidate coaching and client+candidate experience creates a unique opportunity for disruption in the talent advisory space.

Sid has over 15 years of experience advising senior leadership teams to improve their leadership capability and operational performance to meet and exceed business outcomes.

Prior to Modern, Sid led a high performing team focused on executive leadership recruitment at Google and worked with senior executive teams on many business-critical leadership roles across the Alphabet portfolio. As a founding member of Google's executive recruiting function, Sid helped to build and grow the executive recruiting and advisory capabilities at Google and contributed significantly to the development and evolution of the tools, processes, and practices along the way. His work enabled significant growth, scale-up and transformation efforts across Google’s portfolio of businesses and supported the company’s hyper-growth from 2013 through 2023 (from ~40K+ to 170K+ employees).

Previously, Sid was a member of Spencer Stuart's Business/Professional Services and Technology/Media/Telecommunications practices and focused on CEO/CFO/Board and other senior leadership searches. Prior to Spencer Stuart, Sid was a Strategy Manager at Deloitte Consulting and advised public and private company clients on new product development and product launch readiness, process improvements, operational effectiveness, enterprise cost reduction and supply chain transformations.

Sid earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Purdue University and M.B.A from University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. He is an avid traveler, an active soccer dad to his two sons, and enjoys hiking and spending his free time with family.