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Derisa Zahara

AVP, Organization & People, Value Creation, AC Ventures

“An agile and collaborative group of people is the engine of sustainable growth, empowering an organization to carve out its unique competitive edge”
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Background

Derisa Zahara is the AVP of Organization & People on AC Ventures’ value creation team. With a background in management consulting and leadership advisory, Derisa works closely with founders to develop people strategies that allow startups to succeed. She specializes in implementing tailor-made organizational designs, securing the right talent, and addressing related pain points.

Before joining ACV, Derisa was a consultant at Egon Zehnder, where she provided solutions in executive search, board advisory, team effectiveness, organizational design, and transformation. She began her career in Ernst & Young’s advisory for transfer pricing and international taxation. Derisa’s diversified background and extensive experience in management consulting enable her to provide comprehensive solutions to founders.

She holds a Master of Science in Technology Management from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Political Science in International Relations from Parahyangan Catholic University.

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In my work, I firmly advocate that discussions about people, organization, and culture should be at the heart of every business strategy. As an advisor, I’m here to encourage every leadership team to entwine these critical domains within their strategic plans. I champion the belief that investing in great people strategies isn’t just an afterthought; it’s a catalyst for business success and sustainability. When we recognize and harness the power of our people, when we give due importance to our organizational design and culture, that’s when we truly thrive. My mission? To inspire businesses to see that and help them actualize their potential.

Background

Derisa Zahara is the AVP of Organization & People on AC Ventures’ value creation team. With a background in management consulting and leadership advisory, Derisa works closely with founders to develop people strategies that allow startups to succeed. She specializes in implementing tailor-made organizational designs, securing the right talent, and addressing related pain points.

Before joining ACV, Derisa was a consultant at Egon Zehnder, where she provided solutions in executive search, board advisory, team effectiveness, organizational design, and transformation. She began her career in Ernst & Young’s advisory for transfer pricing and international taxation. Derisa’s diversified background and extensive experience in management consulting enable her to provide comprehensive solutions to founders.

She holds a Master of Science in Technology Management from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Political Science in International Relations from Parahyangan Catholic University.

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