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Steven Tallman

Partner, San Francisco

Steven Tallman is a partner in the San Francisco office of Bain & Company. He is leader in Bain's Social Impact and Digital practices. In addition to having led client teams in a broad cross-section of industries, he serves as Vice President of Global Operations.

Steven has significant international experience, having worked in Bain’s San Francisco, Moscow, Warsaw, Tokyo, Boston, London, Amsterdam and Brussels offices. He advises clients across industries, including telecommunications, technology, utilities, healthcare, financial services and consumer products, on issues such as strategy, operations, merger integration, privatization, training and development and knowledge management.

As VP of Global Operations, Steven is responsible for Bain's IT Operations and Systems, the Advanced Analytics Group, the Information Services and research function, Consulting Operations and Systems, the Bain Capability Center in Gurgaon, India, Global Training and the Bain Virtual University, Knowledge Management and the Global Experience Center. Steven also supports the expansion of Bain’s global footprint and the opening of new offices.

From 1996 to 2000, Steven served as the Director of Global Training, responsible for designing and implementing a worldwide training and development strategy. He oversaw Bain's global training programs and developed Bain’s cutting-edge “Virtual University” to facilitate customized training for each employee.

Steven graduated from University of California, Davis, where he received a bachelor of arts, summa cum laude, in economics and political science, and was elected Phi Beta Kappa.