Rich Lesser | Business Roundtable

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About BRT
Rich Lesser is president and CEO of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). He has offices in New York and Beijing and has served as CEO since January 2013.
 
Under his leadership, BCG has continued its strong global growth across all regions and practices, fueled by investments in new offices, digital and analytics, and capabilities to drive innovation and transformation. Rich oversaw the launch of BCG Digital Ventures, a global corporate investment and incubation firm; BCG Gamma, a cutting-edge advanced analytics and machine learning team; and BCG TURN, a turnaround, restructuring, and transformation unit.
 
Rich is a member of several leading organizations, such as the World Economic Forum’s International Business Council and the US Business Roundtable. He has also sustained BCG’s strong investments in social impact through its many partnerships, including the World Food Programme, Save the Children, Teach for All, and WWF. 
 
Previously, Rich served as BCG’s chairman for North and South America from 2009 to 2012 and as head of the New York Metro office system from 2000 to 2009. Since joining BCG in 1988, Rich’s client work has focused on innovation, strategy, and large-scale transformation in the health care and consumer sectors. In 2009, Consulting Magazine named him one of the industry's Top 25 most influential consultants. 
 
Prior to joining BCG, Rich worked in product development at Procter & Gamble. He received an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, and a BSE in chemical engineering, summa cum laude, from the University of Michigan. A native of Pittsburgh, he is married with three children.