Notable Bain & Co. Alumni Database

Curated by Kenton Kivestu, ex-Google, ex-BCG, Founder at RocketBlocks
Published: June 8, 2018 | Last updated: May 7, 2020

Welcome to the Notable Bain & Co. Alumni Database project. It's a simple project we've put together to keep track of all the incredible Bain & Co. alumnus and what they're up to.

Here is a quick sample of Bain alumni leading impressive companies:

  • Mark Pincus, the Founder and CEO of Zynga
  • Meg Whitman, former CEO of HP and Ebay
  • John Donahoe, CEO at Nike, former CEO ServiceNow, Ebay

Criteria for curating the Notable Bain alumni database:

  • Business: which Bain alumni are leading top global companies (e.g., Ebay, HP, Zynga)
  • Start-ups: which Bain alumni have founded and leading hot startups (e.g., Plaid)?
  • Government / non-profit: which Bain alumni are in leading government or non-profit positions (eg, former US Presidential candidates)?
  • Wild card: which Bain alumni have notable achievement in athletics, arts, culture or entertainment (eg, professional soccer player)?

Searchable Bain & Co. alumni table

ClassAlumnusSectorRoleCompany / OrganizationGender
BusinessMark PincusTechnologyFounder & CEOZyngaMale
BusinessJohn DonahoeTechnologyCEONike, ServiceNow, EbayMale
Wild cardMichael MurphySportsOlypmic athleteDiverMale
BusinessSusan WojickiTechnologyCEOYouTubeFemale
BusinessKevin RollinsTechnologyCEODellMale
BusinessKenneth ChenaultFinanceCEOAmerican ExpressMale
BusinessDave GoldbergTechnologyCEOSurveyMonkeyMale
BusinessSam LessinTechnologyFounder & CEODrop.io (acq. by Facebook)Male
Non-profitRobin BuchananEducationPresidentLondon Business SchoolMale
BusinessSteve JurvetsonTechnologyVenture CapitalistDFJMale
BusinessJane MendilloFinanceCEOThe Harvard EndowmentFemale
BusinessTaylor BaradaTechnologyHead of M&A, former pro soccer playerAdobeMale
BusinessGail GoodmanTechnologyCEOConstant ContactFemale
BusinessPeter FentonFinanceVenture CapitalistBenchmarkMale
BusinessPeter NiehFinanceVenture CapitalistLightspeed Venture PartnersMale
BusinessScott CookTechnologyFounder & CEOIntuitMale
BusinessRachel HoltTechnologyGM, North AmericaUberFemale
BusinessMark OkerstormTechnologyCEOExpedia GroupMale
BusinessAlessandro BoglioloRetailCEOTiffany & Co.Male
Start-upsZach PerretTechnologyCo-Founder & CEOPlaidMale
Start-upsWilliam HockeyTechnologyCo-FounderPlaidMale
BusinessMichael FleisherRetailCFOWayfairMale
Start-upsMeaghan RoseRetailFounder & CEORocksBoxFemale
BusinessCoddy JohnsonEntertainmentPresident & COOActivision BlizzardMale
Business / GovtMitt RomneyGovernmentSenator, ex-GovenorUtah, MassachusettsMale

Add Bain alums

If you think there is someone who should be included, email us at support@rocketblocks.me with the subject "Bain notable alumni database" and let us know we're missing! Curious about McKinsey alums, check out our analgous McKinsey alumni database and BCG alumni database.

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