Jyorden Misra is a founding member and Managing Director of Spearhead InterSearch, a specialized Executive Search Consulting Firm, focused on senior executive and Board level hiring. Incorporated in 1997 with it’s headquarters in New Delhi, the Firm represents InterSearch in India through it’s presence in 4 metro cities across the country.
In his current role, Jyorden is responsible for driving the Firm’s strategic direction, business growth and managing key client relationships. He leads critical assignments for Board of Directors and CEO searches as well as mandates impacting any corporate governance arena. He also serves in the 3 member apex global committee for Standards & Quality at InterSearch WorldWide.
His Search Consulting experience spans over two decades covering multinational, regional, and domestic clients in the Engineering/Industrial, Automotive, Consumer, Lifesciences, Social/Development, Public Policy & Government Affairs, TMT and New Media sectors. He discerns nuances influencing success; recruiting strategic, creative individuals to lead in demanding global environments, where volatility and unpredictable complexities frequently abound.
Jyorden has been closely connected with the emergence and development of the ‘executive search’ industry in the subcontinent, as he was part of a leading global search firm’s transition team, which had a pioneering role in bringing the concept of ‘Search’ into the country.
Prior to entering the world of Executive Search, he was with the International Division of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the premier industry association body of India which represents over 3000 corporations, facilitating top level business both domestically and internationally. Promoting corporate, cultural and political interface between India and North America was his primary responsibility in this multi functional role. Some major projects managed by him were jointly developed with the Harvard Business School and the University of Michigan.
He holds a Masters degree from Delhi University (St. Stephens College) and is an Alumnus of the historic Chief’s College, Mayo College, Ajmer.