Keith Bevans, partner and global head of consultant recruiting at Bain & Company, dives deeper into the stories of some extraordinary Bain people, from their perspectives. You can read their business bios online, but those barely scratch the surface of who they are and the important work they are doing.
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(Encore) Not Settling Down: Finding Non-Linear Opportunities for Growth
Hernan Saenz, a partner in our Dallas office and founder of our Familia at Bain affinity group, is an advocate for taking the non-linear path and pursuing opportunities that will help you grow and give you energy. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, this re-released episode shares not only Hernan’s journey to Bain, but how the firm supports professionals with Hispanic, Latino/a/x, Chicano/a or Latin American heritage or interests. Hear Hernan’s story and learn more about our Familia at Bain affinity group.
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Bain’s Top Priorities in Digital Transformation and Innovation
Ramesh Razdan, Bain's Global Chief Technology and Information Officer, had an extensive career leading roles in technology before joining Bain in 2019 to shape and transform our technological capabilities. In this episode of Beyond the Bio, Ramesh shares his insights on our remarkable growth in digital transformation, our top priorities in innovation, and how we ensure every member at Bain has the necessary tech support to scale business operations.
A Deep Dive into Bain’s Priorities in the Asia-Pacific Region
Satish Shankar, our Asia-Pacific Regional Managing Partner, pursued a chemical engineering career before transitioning to business and earning his MBA. After initially hiring a Bain team while working at an airline in Indonesia, he was invited to join the firm where he would later become Southeast Asia’s managing partner. Satish now leads our business in the Asia-Pacific region where he focuses on our top priorities for this region. Listen to Satish’s journey to the firm and learn Bain’s target business priorities in APAC.
How Empathetic Problem Solving Impacts Bainies Across the Globe
Betsy Peretti, an expert partner in our San Francisco office and one of the founders of our Innovation and Design capability, developed a passion for business at an early age thanks to watching her father run a casino hotel. Her journey has taken her to Bain and beyond before boomeranging back to the firm. Two months after returning to Bain, her life took an unexpected turn when she suffered a traumatic brain injury that caused her executive function skills to severely suffer. Betsy shares how Bain was incredibly supportive throughout her recovery and allowed her to return to work when ready. Listen to Betsy’s inspiring story and hear how she uses profound empathy in problem-solving to not only impact the firm, but Bainies worldwide.
Why Bain is Dedicated to Servant Leadership
Mike Garstka, a partner in our London office and former managing partner of our UK and Ireland offices, is passionate about apprenticeship and being a servant leader. From serving six years in the Air Force to globetrotting throughout his career at Bain, Mike advocates for training the next generation of leaders to help keep Bain thriving. Listen to Mike’s journey to Bain, why servant leadership is so important to him, and how these opportunities support our firm.
How Workers Can Benefit from Automation
Onyinye Ibeneche Avbovbo, a partner in our Boston office, focuses her work on how our clients can leverage automation while keeping workers at the center of the workforce. Onyinye joins us to share how her experiences prior to Bain, as an engineer and running her father's chicken farm in Nigeria, led her to the firm and make her a better consultant who thinks about prioritizing people and communities.