Horton International

Stefan Werdegar

Senior Consulting Advisor
Stefan  Werdegar

Stefan’s experience spans over 20 years across client management, consulting, executive recruitment, training/development and sales. His industry experience has traversed the technology, biotech, healthcare and health information technology industries. 

In 2011, he changed careers to pursue his passion for helping build high performing leadership teams, as well as helping individuals grow in their careers. He has coached countless executives toward achieving career and leadership goals and helped to position them in the market with effective personal branding. Stefan has placed numerous executives in senior roles in a variety of organizations as an executive search consultant. Through his experience he guides organizations in building high performing teams.

Stefan is currently Senior Consulting Advisor with Horton International, a global retained executive search and management consulting firm. He also serves as Manager of Professional Development at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Additionally, he is a Senior Consultant with Performisys, an organizational performance improvement consultancy based in Dallas, TX.

Stefan is Founder and CEO of Career Sharma, where he provides career and leadership development coaching for individuals (Manager –C-suite), and executive team development within the technology, life science and healthcare fields. Prior to this Stefan was Managing Partner with Quick Leonard Kieffer, a national healthcare executive search firm.

He is certified in the Hogan Leadership assessment series and the Decision Style assessment.

He is a frequent speaker and moderator at a number of regional and national association conferences on topics such as talent management, leadership, hiring and career development. Stefan is bilingual in Spanish.



Professional Activities

Association for Talent Development (ATD)


B.S. Marketing, Northern IL University

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Industry Expertise

Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals

Life Sciences

Professional Services



Functional Expertise


Executive, Board Appointments


Information Technology

Sales and Marketing


Office Location

Tel. 214-704-9957

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