Lou Madge


Technology executive and expert with track record of leading >150 technology diligences and transformations for PE clients

About Lou

Lou Madge is a member of our Private Equity and Technology Insights Group practices, with more than 25 years of consulting, technology, and operating experience across the Americas and EMEA. He has deep expertise in technology due diligence, large-scale transformations, and product development.

Lou has led more than 150 private equity due diligence endeavors for software companies across diverse sectors, including payments, financial services, healthcare, EdTech, media, and cybersecurity. His proficiency extends across various technological domains, encompassing software, hardware, cloud, R&D management, cybersecurity, advanced analytics, AI/ML, and technology services.

Prior to joining Bain, Lou held management roles and served as CEO and CTO for software and technology companies. Additionally, he worked for two leading management consulting firms, where he led many large-scale technology transformation projects and technology due diligence engagements.

Lou holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and a B.S. in computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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