Karl Aavik

Founder & President

Karl Aavik is the founder and president of Intrepid Consulting Group. He has experience across a wide variety of functions and industries and has consulted with clients in executive search, management appraisal, board of director recruitment and other advisory tasks.

His primary focus is on executive search for chief information officers and for senior executives of information technology companies. Prior to founding Intrepid Consulting Group, Karl spent eight years as a search consultant with two of the leading retained search firms, Spencer Stuart and Egon Zehnder International. At Spencer Stuart, Karl led the firm’s North American Software Practice and was also a member of the CIO practice.

At Egon Zehnder, Karl started and led the firm’s global E-Commerce practice. Although Mr. Aavik has consistently been sought out for his leadership abilities, his primary focus has been on directly serving clients through executive search and management assessment projects.