Dave Johnson is a partner in Bain & Company's Boston office. He is a leader in the firm's Financial Services practice.
Dave joined the firm in 1985 and was elected to its partnership in 1990. He has held a number of firm leadership roles, including regional managing partner of the Americas and founder and leader of Bain's New York office. He has also served on the firm's global operating committee, board of directors and partner promotion and compensation committee.
He has extensive experience across a range of industries, with a particular focus in consumer financial services, including fin-tech, and in professional services.
During his tenure at Bain, Dave has advised clients across corporate and business unit strategy development and implementation, operating models, organization, transformations, change management, mergers and acquisitions and winning the war for talent. He holds additional expertise in organic growth with an emphasis on pursuing new segments, developing new value propositions, pricing strategy and tactics, and transforming the end-to-end customer experience.
As a result of his global experience with both clients and the firm itself, Dave has invested heavily in designing and executing growth plans in most of the world's major developed and developing markets.
He also has extensive experience in designing and leading global training sessions aimed at every level within Bain, from firm leadership to entry-level hires coming directly from business school or undergraduate programs.
Prior to joining Bain, Dave was a regulatory economist for New England Telephone. He currently sits on the board of directors and the executive committee for The Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston and was a member of the board of the local United Way for nine years.
Dave earned an MBA from Harvard Business School with distinction and is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where he received a bachelor of arts in economics with highest honors.