Managing Director & Partner
Amit Rai leads BCG Digital Ventures (DV) in the UK, Netherlands, and Belgium. Digital Ventures is the dedicated business-building arm of Boston Consulting Group. As the industry's leading business builder, it has launched nearly 200 trailblazing businesses with a success rate unmatched industrywide. Amit leads DV's Industrial Goods practice in Western Europe and DV's automotive and mobility work across EMESA (Europe, Middle East, South America, and Africa)
Amit first joined BCG DV in 2017 during which time he led teams of product managers, engineers, designers, strategists, and growth experts as they imagined, built, and launched market-disrupting businesses. He left BCG DV to take up the role of Founder & CEO of DV-built venture MachineMax, a revolutionary equipment management platform for off-highway heavy equipment. MachineMax won numerous industry awards and rapidly scaled to tracking $300 million of assets in 30 countries. It was acquired by Shell in 2021 and Amit returned to DV.
Amit began his career as a Program Manager at Microsoft’s HQ in Seattle before joining McKinsey & Co. He went on to manage Nokia’s global marketing operations across 100+ countries and with a $1 billion budget, before spending two years at HERE (Nokia Maps). In addition, Amit advises and invests in early-stage startups in the US, Europe, and India. He is also a non-executive director of Atelier Technology.