Bharat Poddar is a core member of The Boston Consulting Group’s Financial Institutions, Insurance, Operations, and People and Organization practices.

Since joining BCG in 2003, Bharat has worked extensively across the banking, consumer goods, insurance, and industrial goods sectors. His client experience has covered a wide range of topics, including digitization, digital innovations, operational excellence, market-entry strategy, turnaround, strategic planning, customer segmentation, and organizational effectiveness.

Over the course of his career, Bharat has also led project management offices, developed numerous go-to-market strategies, identified and implemented cost-savings measures, and created pricing and customer service models.

Prior to joining BCG, Bharat was an entrepreneur and also worked in the automotive industry in India.


  • MBA, University of Michigan Business School
  • Foreign Trade Diploma, MVIRDC, Mumbai
  • BS, Industrial and Production engineering, SGSITS, Indore


  • Michigan core scholar – business economics