Prasad Narasimhan

Partner, Boston

Software and technology expert with a focus on strategy, growth, digital, Agile and IT.

Profilo di Prasad



  • 15+ years of firm experience
  • Leader in our Technology and Cloud practices
  • Co-leader of our Americas Asians at Bain affinity group

Prasad Narasimhan is a partner and expert in our Enterprise Technology, Advanced Analytics, Technology and Cloud practices, based in Boston.

Throughout his 15 years of experience, Prasad has advised companies across the technology value chain, including technology companies and private equity firms focused on technology assets. He also works with CIOs and management teams to drive technology-led transformations.

Prasad’s recent client work has involved strategy and transformation planning for technology companies across sectors, including enterprise hardware, Cloud and SaaS, infrastructure software and services.

In one recent case, Prasad led the development of the strategy and growth plan for a major software company to double the size of its business.

Prasad has also led numerous engagements at the intersection of technology and business across IT, Digital and Agile. His primary topics in this space include Agile at scale, cloud, Zero-based Redesign (ZBR) and cost management, operating model design and both enterprise architecture and systems strategy.

Further, he has partnered extensively with private equity and financial investors on diligence and post-acquisition, focusing on TMT, healthcare IT and industrial technology.

In addition to his client work, Prasad co-leads our Asians at Bain affinity group for the Americas.

Prior to joining the firm in 2005, he held roles in software development, consulting and product management at i2 Technologies, since acquired by JDA Software.

He holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, from which he graduated with distinction and was an Edward Tuck Scholar. He also holds a Master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Cincinnati.

Outside of work, Prasad is an active member of the Pan-Mass Challenge team to raise funds for cancer research.

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