Andre Fernandes is an expert in the firm’s Innovation & Design practice, where he also heads Bain’s Venture Ecosystem team, our capability developing innovation with the ecosystem of startups, VCs and entrepreneurs.
Andre is also an expert in consumer facing industries as Retail, Consumer Product and Financial Services and has previously founded and served as the Global Principal for the Digital practice. He joined the firm in 2007, after more than 4 years in strategy consulting.
Andre has a broad experience in innovation, from Strategy design, to definition of approaches, to execution of partnerships and Corporate Venture Capital. He also carries more than a decade of expertise in a broad range of capabilities, including customer strategy & marketing, strategy, performance improvement and organization. Andre has served clients globally across both North and South America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
He holds an MBA, with distinction, from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business and a bachelor’s degree from EAESP-FGV in Brazil.