Bob Bechek is the worldwide managing director of Bain & Company. He is ultimately responsible for all aspects of the firm's strategy, team and operations across Bain's global network of 50+ offices. He has championed Bain's commitment to delivering the best record of client results in the management consulting industry.
Over the course of nearly 30 years at Bain, he has served in a variety of leadership roles, including most recently as head of Bain's Boston office and Northeast region and, before that, as co-head of the firm's Global Telecom, Media & Technology practice.
Based in Boston, Bob has a long and successful record of helping clients with strategy and other general management challenges. He has particular depth working with significant clients across the high-tech industry and at the intersection of media and technology, but draws upon a variety of cross-industry experience as well.
Prior to joining Bain, Bob was Vice President and General Manager of AKR Robotics, Inc., a company he started in the U.S. after managing R&D for the parent company while based in Paris, France.
Bob received his MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.