Chairman, Bain India
Sri Rajan is the Chairman of Bain India, with over 21 years of management consulting experience in India and the US. He has been a founder of the Indian operations of Bain & Company and has served as its Managing Partner. Sri also has significant experience working with Private Equity firms and companies across various sectors. He has been responsible for the creation and execution of turnaround strategies for multiple diversified firms. Sri has been the co-founder of a tech startup in Silicon Valley. He is currently on the board of Delhivery, an e-commerce logistics startup as well as Central Square Foundation, a leading foundation focused on education. He is also on the Board of Bridgespan India, which is an affiliate of Bain & Company that focuses on advising foundations, philanthropists and non-profit organizations. He has invested in and is on the advisory boards of various startups in India. Sri earned his MBA from Wharton where he was a Palmer Scholar for distinguished academic achievement and has a PGDM from IIM Calcutta, where he has been nominated as a Distinguished Alumnus. He has also received a BS degree in Physics. He writes regularly for top-tier publications such as Mint and The Economic Times. He is the Vice-Chair of the Regional Strategy Group on South Asia of the World Economic Forum.
EX Managing Director of Compass Group (India)
“Sandeep is the ex Managing Director of Compass Group (India), the world’s largest institutional food services company. An Honors graduate in Science, followed by a Master’s in Business Administration and an Advanced Management programme on Global Leadership from ISB- Kellogg, Sandeep has had successful stints in large organizations in India and overseas, spanning over twenty five years. Currently on a sabbatical, Sandeep is nurturing some new ventures and associating with social causes for the larger good. He is a business architect and transformer and a firm believer of building Purpose led, Values driven, enduring organisations at scale. Prior to Compass Group, Sandeep was with Accor ( Services) as their Managing Director and CEO (India). His earlier stints have been with Thomas Cook, Blow Plast, IFB Bosch and Bata. He loves travelling, meeting people and is keen on the social impact of food, education and health. “