Shervin Khodabandeh co-leads Boston Consulting Group’s AI business in North America. He helps clients get real impact from AI and analytics by working with them to articulate and drive a bold ambition and to build game-changing capabilities to transform their businesses. 

Shervin has nearly 20 years of experience in driving business impact form AI and digital and analytics. He has worked with premier brands across the globe in consumer, retail, financial services, travel, energy, and health care. 

Shervin is an expert in organization-wide analytics transformation. He has helped numerous companies devise their analytics strategy, drive growth and margin through analytics solutions, and build strong internal teams and capabilities. 

Prior to joining BCG, Shervin helped co-found a pure play big data analytics firm, Opera Solutions, where he was the global head of consulting. He was also previously an engagement manager at Mitchel Madison Group, a global consultancy, and has been on the advisory board of several tech and startup firms.


  • PhD, chemical engineering, California Institute of Technology
  • MSc, chemical engineering, California Institute of Technology
  • BS, chemical engineering, University of California, Los Angeles


  • Patents for two engineering inventions
  • 17 published papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals