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Joel Janda

Managing Director & Partner

Seattle

Joel Janda leads Boston Consulting Group’s Industrial Goods practice for the West Coast. He focuses on aerospace and highly engineered products and has deep industry experience in aerospace and commercial vehicles. Joel is the global lead for the Commercial Vehicle topic area at the firm. 

Joel works with clients primarily on large-scale transformation (securing the bottom line, setting strategic direction, and building the right organization), strategy (regaining lost share, growing into adjacent spaces, changing business models, new product introduction, and vertical integration), corporate development (optimizing capital structure, M&A advisory, activist shareholder defense, shareholder value strategies, merger integration), organizational design and change management (de-layering, clean sheet organizational design, building high performing cultures), and supply chain and operations (rationalizing plant footprints, lean manufacturing (driving OEE), dealing with "intractable suppliers").

Before joining the firm, Joel was Director of Corporate Finance at Park Place Entertainment, and before that, worked as an investment banking analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin, and Jenrette.

Areas of Expertise

  • Large-scale transformation
  • Corporate development
  • Organizational design and change management
  • Supply chain and operations
  • Post-merger integration
  • Pricing
  • Procurement

Education

  • MBA, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • BS, University of Kansas
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