Kanchan Samtani leads Boston Consulting Group’s Corporate Development practice in India and is a core member of the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications practice.

Since joining BCG in 2001, Kanchan has worked extensively with clients across the media, wireless and wireline telecom, and emerging-services sectors. Her experience includes helping companies define their business strategies, establish new business units, assess industry landscapes, and conduct deep customer discovery.

She is particularly skilled in helping telcos in India optimize their organizations, reduce costs, and integrate multitechnology business units.

Before joining BCG, Kanchan worked in software training for two years and interned with Morgan Stanley, where she was involved in assessing opportunities in the media sector.


  • MBA, Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta