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Hari Krishnaswami

New York

 “I’m thrilled to join Ridgeway’s talented and experienced team. Talent is at the core of business success, and I am passionate to match individuals with the right organizations to create positive impact for both.”


Hari serves as Managing Director in our New York office as part of our Asset and Wealth Management, Financial Services and Fintech practices. He brings over 15 years of experience with prestigious financial institutions and top management consulting firms and startups to place senior executives in distribution, marketing, product, and investment roles.

In his most recent role as Principal for ISS Market Intelligence, Hari built trusting relationships, delivered actionable market insights and provided astute guidance to senior leaders. Prior to that, Hari served clients in an advisory capacity in roles with Deloitte Consulting and SS&C. Earlier in his career, Hari worked for a number of technology startups where he held roles in business development, customer service, HR and recruiting. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge on competitive positioning, product strategy, digital strategy, compensation, staffing and advisor satisfaction.

Through Hari’s breadth of personal and professional experience, he has cultivated strong market knowledge, environmental adaptability, intellectual flexibility, and a keen eye for identifying and placing talent.

Hari earned a BS from Binghamton University, as well as a diploma in theater from Drama Studio London.