Ali Akbar is a core member of the Industrial Goods practice area at The Boston Consulting Group. He focuses on business-to-business distribution across a range of industries including industrial goods, food service, health care, and technology.

Ali has deep experience in pricing and sales force effectiveness, as well as driving post-merger integration, turnaround efforts, and profit and performance improvement initiatives. He has also worked with many diversified industrial goods clients leading corporate strategy projects covering extensive growth strategy, portfolio optimization, and due diligence.

Prior to joining BCG, Ali worked at ZS Associates, a sales and marketing consulting firm focused on health care.


  • MBA, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
  • BA, mathematics, magna cum laude, University of Pennsylvania
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