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Sonali Damle

Global Head of Talent and Operations, Houston

Seasoned executive with a track record of building scale businesses and prosperous client partnerships.

Sobre Sonali



  • Developed the Bain Capability Network (BCN) to become a 400+ member global organization
  • Spearheaded our Global Centers of Expertise and incubated several partnerships
  • Bain Innovation Exchange (BIE) operations, talent, marketing and alliance leader

Sonali Damle is our Global Head of Talent and Operations, based in Houston. She has more than 15 years of experience in building high-growth global organizations, including a long history within our firm as Global Head of the Bain Capability Network (BCN). In this capacity, she grew the organization from 40 to 400 people serving clients across industrial and functional areas.

Her expertise lies in translating ideas into scalable, highly resilient businesses that successfully navigate and operate in dynamic, fast-paced global economies. She is passionate about building sustainable organizations by developing depth of talent and inspiring leadership to lead both the financial and non-financial goals of dynamic global organizations.

Sonali, who founded her own startup and is deeply ingrained in the innovation ecosystem, recently joined the Bain Innovation Exchange (BIE) as our Global Head of Talent and Operations. In this role, she leads recruiting, finance and marketing and assists with external partnerships.

Sonali also has a keen interest in Social Impact and previously chaired our Global Development and Diversity Forum for BCN.

She holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business and an MS, cum laude, from Washington State University.

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