Todd Senturia is a partner based in Bain & Company’s Los Angeles office. Todd is a leader in the firm’s Global Results Delivery practice and has personally supported more than 15 large-scale, multi-year client change programs. He is also a core member of Bain’s Performance Improvement, Organization, Technology, Media & Telecommunications and Industrial Goods & Services practices.
During his tenure at Bain, Todd has worked for clients in North America, Asia, Australia and Europe. He has significant depth of experience in the technology and telecom sectors including semiconductors and computers, wireline and wireless telecommunications, and cable television. He has also served multiple aerospace and defense, industrial, and automotive clients on issues ranging from growth to cost reduction. His consumer products and retail clients have included branded packaged goods, consumer electronics, consumer imaging, and a wide variety of food categories. Todd has led projects ranging from corporate and business-unit strategy to the detailed design and implementation of large-scale transformational restructuring and turnaround programs.
Todd is also a part-time faculty member and executive in residence at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Prior to joining Bain, Todd spent almost nine years on the senior management team of Micromet Instruments, Inc., a small high-technology sensor and instrumentation company. He was also a founding board member of Polychromix, a VC-backed startup in the optical telecommunications components sector that was ultimately acquired by Thermo-Electron.
Todd earned an MS in management from MIT's Sloan School of Management; his Sloan thesis, “Globalizing the Emerging High Technology Company” was subsequently published in Industrial Marketing Management. He also holds a BA, magna cum laude, in East Asian studies from Harvard College.
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