Rich Lesser is CEO of Boston Consulting Group (BCG). He has offices in New York and Beijing and has served as CEO since January 2013. Under his leadership, BCG has continued its strong global growth across all regions and practices, fueled by investments in new offices, digital and analytics, and capabilities to drive innovation and transformation. Rich oversaw the launch of BCG Digital Ventures, a digital innovation, product development, and commercialization firm; BCG Gamma, a cutting-edge advanced analytics and machine-learning team; and BCG TURN, a rapid performance acceleration unit.
Rich is a member of several leading organizations, such as the World Economic Forum’s International Business Council and the US Business Roundtable. He has also accelerated BCG’s strong investments in social impact through its many partnerships, including the World Food Programme, Save the Children, and the World Wildlife Fund, along with many global health initiatives.