|Born||January 31, 1951|
|Alma mater||Hebrew University of Jerusalem (BA)|
Harvard Business School (MBA)
Bain & Company
Gadiesh was born in Haifa, Israel in 1951, the daughter of a Berlin-born Israel Defense Forces colonel and his Ukrainian-born wife. After completing her compulsory service in the IDF, Gadiesh studied at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, graduating in 1975 with a bachelor's degree in psychology. Gadiesh graduated from Harvard Business School in 1977 in the top 5 percent of her class (Baker Scholar) and was awarded the Brown prize for the most outstanding marketing student.
Forbes has listed her among the world's 100 most powerful women four times since 2004. A frequent business speaker and journal contributor, Gadiesh is co-author of Lessons from Private Equity Any Company Can Use.
- "Orit Gadiesh - Freebase". Retrieved 23 November 2009.
- Gadiesh, Orit. "Interview with Orit Gadiesh" (PDF). Harvard Business School. Retrieved 23 November 2009.
- "Orit Gadiesh's Forbes profile". Forbes.com LLC. Retrieved 23 November 2009.
- "Orit Gadiesh". Forbes. Retrieved April 25, 2014.
- Gadiesh, Orit; Hugh MacArthur (Jan 4, 2008). Lessons from Private Equity Any Company Can Use. Harvard Business Publishing. p. 136. ISBN 978-1-4221-2495-6. Retrieved 2009-11-23.
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