Dinesh Khanna chairs the People Team at Boston Consulting Group. In this role, he serves on the firm's Executive and Operating Committees. He is also a member of the firm’s Global Advantage practice, and previously served as the global leader of the Corporate Development practice. 

Since joining BCG in 2002, Dinesh has worked on corporate finance, strategy, and M&A projects across the consumer, health care, telecom, and industrial goods industries. His career has also spanned numerous regions, including India, Southeast Asia, and Europe. 

In his client work, Dinesh works with both multinational corporations operating in emerging markets and players from the emerging markets to win globally beyond their core consumer. 

Prior to joining BCG, Dinesh was cofounder and executive director of ActiveKarma Ventures in India.


  • MBA, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
  • BT, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi


  • Indian Institute of Management Gold Medalist, First in Class
  • India Institute of Technology Silver Medalist, First in Branch