Evan Sharp

Evan Sharp

Russell Reynolds Associates

Evan Sharp is a member of the Russell Reynolds Associates chief marketing officers practice and advises clients as part of the firm’s consumer sector. He works with leading organizations across consumer goods, services and retail. Sharp has recruited and consulted for clients on a range of growth-oriented roles and leadership challenges related to marketing, sales and business development, merchandising, technology, strategy and operations. He conducts searches for outstanding leaders at the c-suite, president, senior vice president, vice president and general management levels. He is also a member of the firm’s diversity and inclusion practice.

Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Sharp worked in management consulting and financial services. Most recently at Accenture, he advised technology and communications clients on their strategic and operational challenges, including sales process and sales enablement, operating model design, merger integration planning and mobile app product strategy. Prior to Accenture, Sharp was in the wealth management group at Goldman Sachs, where he was responsible for analyzing high-net-worth client portfolios, supporting business development initiatives and advising clients.

Sharp earned a B.S.B.A. in finance and accounting from Washington University in St. Louis and an MBA with concentrations in management and organizations, entrepreneurship and marketing from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Session Information

Breakout Session

Talent Pool: How Data and Psychometrics Identify Tomorrow’s Leaders

Session Location TBD

With consumer demands at an all-time high, organizations must be intuitively aware of needs, agile in responding, and highly personalized in deploying solutions is increasing rapidly. Customer centricity is essential in today’s world, regardless of whether your organization is B2C, B2B or B2B2C. However, how do you know whether you have the talent within your organization to activate your customers and grow your business?

Join Stacey Shapiro and Evan Sharp, consultants within the consumer practice at Russell Reynolds Associates, as they discuss the talent implications of this changing market. Stacey and Evan will highlight how personality data and leadership trends are increasingly used to predict leadership potential and to differentiate those leaders who will most likely ascend into the C-suite.