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Rishi Dave joins Bain & Company as an expert partner in its Commercial Excellence practice

Rishi Dave joins Bain & Company as an expert partner in its Commercial Excellence practice

Rishi returns to Bain, where he began his career, bringing his deep expertise in B2B and digital marketing to deliver client success

  • 29.07.2021
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Press release

Rishi Dave joins Bain & Company as an expert partner in its Commercial Excellence practice

NEW YORK – July 29, 2021 – Bain & Company announced today that Rishi Dave has rejoined the firm, as an expert partner in its Commercial Excellence practice. Rishi will focus on B2B marketing, driving marketing transformations and building modern marketing capabilities for the firm’s clients. He will be based out of the firm’s New York office.                                                                                    

Rishi has held global chief marketing officer (CMO) roles at public technology and cloud companies, including Dun & Bradstreet, Vonage and MongoDB. Prior to these roles, he served as the global head of digital marketing for Dell’s B2B businesses. Rishi started his career at Bain & Company.

As a marketing executive, Rishi built world-class marketing organizations and capabilities that drove top-line growth leveraging the right marketing technology, data, analytics and content strategy. Rishi drove major brand and messaging transformations, reimagined digital customer experiences, and built and scaled go-to-market models.

“Marketing is a critical pillar of any B2B company’s go-to-market model, from the technology industry to industrial services,” said Mark Kovac, head of Bain & Company’s global Commercial Excellence practice. “Rishi has extensive experience building and leading high-performing marketing teams. And he has the vision and practical expertise necessary to help our clients build new marketing capabilities to achieve their growth aspirations.”

Rishi earned an MBA in Marketing from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania as well as bachelor’s degrees in Chemical Engineering and Economics with honors from Stanford University.

Editor's Note: For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact Katie Ware at katie.ware@bain.com or +1 646 562 8107.

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