Why we're different Why we're different Decades of experience and a potent blend of skills give Next teams a unique DNA. We partner with you to go well beyond quick wins to deliver breakthrough results. Our team Dunigan O'Keeffe Partner San Francisco "The bold founders I have worked with inspire me with their dissatisfaction with the status quo, focus on customers, and ambition to build something meaningful that will change the future." Mikaela Boyd Partner New York “The tenacity of our clients in making bold moves and building new businesses that redefine their respective industries inspires me and my teams” Karsten Petersen Partner Copenhagen "Leadership teams have a big opportunity to create Next-level businesses that solve major industry challenges and help advance society." Steve McGrath Expert Partner Singapore "Building green business is more attractive than ever before, but capturing this opportunity will require innovating at speed and scale." Joachim Allerup Expert Partner Copenhagen "Bold leaders have an unprecedented opportunity to shape new business models and unleash growth. The future belongs to those who can combine the muscle of an incumbent with the soul of a startup." Laurent-Pierre Baculard Partner Paris "High-impact innovation is now a critical management muscle for any corporation to go through disruptions, prompted with Covid. Turbulent times trigger a formidable opportunity to reshape innovation systems and leapfrog to new growth engines." Sarah Dey Burton Head of Innovation & Design San Francisco "There is energy for experimentation and change. The experience is incredibly inspiring and leads to real outcomes. I love the challenge and the opportunity to work with change oriented teams." Michael Egan Expert Partner, Innovation; Head of APAC Innovation & Design Singapore "With customer expectations higher and the generative power of technology more potent than ever, the opportunity to innovate and change the world is now business’s purpose." Andre Fernandes Expert Partner Chicago "In today’s fast paced world, having the ability to innovate and pursue new business opportunities is not optional anymore. Corporations that have and act with an entrepreneurial mentality will always be ahead." Dennis Jones Expert Partner, Innovation & Design Denver "Innovation not only drives revenue but also ignites a bottom-up drive to change the culture towards a more customer-centric, agile, silo-free (and a lot more fun) organization." Rishi Roongta Founder, Bain Innovation Exchange (BIE) San Francisco Insights Vector℠ How Digital Technology Can Accelerate Food Sustainability Retailers and consumer products companies can innovate to solve the food industry’s sustainability challenges. World Economic Forum Strategy How Increasing Risk Tolerance Fuels Growth Many companies invest in research and development yet fail to launch transformative products and services. Here’s how to change that. Fortune Strategy How Bain Helps Build the Next Generation of Billion-Dollar Businesses We work with established companies to adapt and make their big, innovative ideas a reality. Fortune Vector℠ Seven Innovations for the C-Suite to Accelerate Sustainability A systemic and iterative strategy is vital to exploiting developments from the start-up and venture ecosystems. Brief Meet the Misfits of Scale Client Results Case study Speed at Scale: The Thermo Fisher story From zero to 1 billion tests: Thermo Fisher responded to the Covid-19 pandemic with remarkable hypergrowth in a brand new testing division. NextSM is a service mark and Founder's Mentality® is a registered trademark of Bain & Company, Inc.