Tina Shah Paikeday


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Tina Shah Paikeday
Tina Shah Paikeday




San Francisco

Tina Shah Paikeday

Tina Shah Paikeday leads the firm’s global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion advisory services as a senior member of the Leadership & Succession team. Her recent work has included the recruitment of Chief Diversity Officers, the development of inclusive leaders and inclusive culture transformation. In this capacity, she has advised global diversity and inclusion councils and executive leadership teams on the development of operating models for the formation and governance of DE&I functions, data informed approaches to developing impactful DE&I strategies and recommended action steps and programs to achieve DE&I goals. Based in San Francisco, she advises public, private and nonprofit clients around the world.

Previous Experience

Tina has 25 years of industry experience. She joined Russell Reynolds Associates from the Talent Advisory Board, a boutique research and management consulting firm she founded. As a Managing Director, Tina advised clients on managing a diverse workforce. Earlier, she was a Senior Director at the Corporate Executive Board and was instrumental in building the Corporate Leadership Council Solutions people analytics business. Tina started her career at McKinsey & Company and has worked in sales and marketing at Procter & Gamble and The Clorox Company. Tina was also CEO of zBox Company, a venture-backed, tech-based appliance producer whose product line was later acquired by Whirlpool.

Education & Affiliations

Tina received a BS in commerce, with honors, from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She has also completed doctoral-level coursework and is researching mindfulness and executive decision-making. Tina has lectured on organizational behavior, strategy and leadership at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the University of Virginia. Tina was formerly a Charter Member of The Indus Entrepreneurs, the founding National Chair of the Board of the Network of Indian Professionals and founder and former President of the Bay Area Chapter, as well as founder and former Chair of the Board of Indus Women Leaders.


Business and Professional Services, Technology, Corporate Affairs Officers, Human Resources Officers, Culture Advisory, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Assessment, Leadership Advisory Services, Succession Planning

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Tina Shah Paikeday