Hernan Saenz, a partner in our Dallas office, is an advocate for taking the non-linear path and pursuing opportunities that will help you grow and give you energy. He discusses how Bain's culture was the perfect fit, his globetrotting years working at offices across the world, and his accomplishments throughout his career including important client work, stepping into leadership roles, and eventually getting a seat on Bain's board of directors.
Otros episodios de "Beyond the Bio"
EP25 –Thriving in Consulting as an Advanced Degree Candidate
20:49Guest host Sharad Apte, a senior partner and head of APAC recruiting, speaks with Kate Liu, a senior manager in our Shanghai office, to discuss her journey from getting her PhD in applied economics to eventually becoming a consultant at Bain. They dive deeper into her fascinating PhD dissertation on using pitching in baseball as a way to gain insights on global warming, why consulting is a particularly good route for advanced degree candidates, and her exciting casework within Bain’s private equity, consumer product, and digital delivery practices
EP24 – A Twisting Career Path: Leveraging a PhD in Physics to Work with Digital Natives
20:11Guest host Sharad Apte, a senior partner and head of APAC recruiting, speaks with Willy Chang, an associate partner based in Southeast Asia, to discuss his fascinating career path from academia to consulting. They dive deeper into his PhD on quantum computing at Harvard, how he ended up in consulting, his work at Bain in private equity and digital delivery practices, and his most recent role publishing an internet economy report with Google and Temasek.
EP23 – Making the Switch: From Materials Science to Management Consulting
22:14Guest host Sharad Apte, a senior partner and head of APAC recruiting, speaks with Annabel Chew, a manager in our Singapore office, to discuss her journey from getting her PhD in materials science to eventually becoming a consultant at Bain. They dive deeper into her love of science from a young age, how she handled Bain’s recruiting and interview process, her exciting casework, and how her PhD helped her with Bain’s ‘answer first’ approach.
EP22 – Strengthening Our Business: The Value of Experts at Bain
35:37Todd Sangster, an expert associate partner in our San Francisco office, and Erin Ney, an expert senior manager in our Boston office, spent part of their careers immersed in science and healthcare – Todd with a PhD in genetics and Erin as an MD and practicing physician. Before becoming experts in our healthcare practice, they spent time working across different industries and clients as general management hires at Bain. They discuss their backgrounds in science and medicine, their paths to and within Bain, and how experts at Bain add extraordinary value to both our clients and our case teams.
EP21 – Expanding Our Toolkits: Taking Our PhDs Into Strategy Consulting
40:19Michael Schallehn, a partner in our Silicon Valley office, and Jackie Flanagan, an associate partner in our Washington, D.C. office, both joined Bain after completing PhDs – Michael in materials science and Jackie in biophysics. They discuss their journeys away from academia and into consulting, how their backgrounds have contributed to their long-term success at Bain, and how our Advanced Degree recruiting and program efforts have evolved to bring in record-high numbers of Advanced Degree hires and provide tailored support for their professional development.
EP20 – The Next Chapter of the Black Community at Bain | Black History Month Edition
42:53In our last installment of our Black History Month mini-series, we’re joined by Bain partners, Jon Barfield in our NY office, and Darren Jackson in our LA office, both members and leaders within our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) practice and Blacks at Bain community. They discuss our investment in sustainable change through actions like launching a DEI practice area to support our corporate clients, the addition of our new social impact pillar focused on racial equity and social justice, hosting a Black Leaders Forum and more.
EP19 – Changing the Dialogue | Black History Month Edition
36:55Bain alums, Ali Evans, a VP and technology investor at Francisco Partners, and Anjarae Hamilton, head of apparel at Faire, share their thoughts and experiences of creating a space at Bain to discuss the social and racial unrest in the US and its impact. You’ll also learn more about them—their experience working here, being part of the Blacks at Bain community, and their impressive career journeys.
EP18 – The Early Years of the Black Community at Bain | Black History Month Edition
47:49Adrienne King, executive VP of Bain’s Americas Talent Management & Modupe Akinola, associate professor of management at Columbia Business School and Bain alum, discuss how they built a framework for Bain to recruit and retain our Blacks at Bain community (BABs). They share their journey of pioneering and implementing a pre-MBA program for Black recruits going to business school, known today as ExperienceBain Diversity, organizing an annual conference for our Black community, and developing our firm’s infrastructure to support underrepresented individuals.
Coming Soon on Beyond the Bio – Black History Month Series & APAC Recruiting Mini-Series
1:20Check out this brief preview that shares more about what's to come in the next few months on Beyond the Bio, including a Black History Month series featuring current and former Bainies, and an APAC recruiting mini-series, hosted by Sharad Apte, a partner in our Bangkok office.
EP17 – Not Settling Down: Finding Non-Linear Opportunities for Growth
34:21Hernan Saenz, a partner in our Dallas office, is an advocate for taking the non-linear path and pursuing opportunities that will help you grow and give you energy. He discusses how Bain's culture was the perfect fit, his globetrotting years working at offices across the world, and his accomplishments throughout his career including important client work, stepping into leadership roles, and eventually getting a seat on Bain's board of directors.