Exploration and experimentation are critical to drive meaningful change and deliver material outcomes.

Sesh Iyer
Managing Director & Senior Partner; North America Cochair, BCG X
Washington, DC

Sesh Iyer is the North America regional cochair for BCG X, Boston Consulting Group’s tech build and design unit. He is a member of BCG’s Technology and Digital Advantage; Technology, Media & Telecommunications; and Energy practice areas. Sesh also leads the firm’s work in the Americas in lean services and operations in technology and IT, cloud computing, and the firm's work with the IT Capability Maturity Framework (IT-CMF). He is a member of BCG's Big Data and Advanced Analytics advisory board.

Since joining BCG in 2008, Sesh’s client work has focused on the high tech, IT services, energy, and financial services sectors. He has worked extensively in North America, Europe, and Asia, helping clients transform their businesses and their IT functions. His expertise spans a wide range of topics, including business strategies, large-scale technology-enabled change, and competitive advantage through the use of technology and data.

Sesh anchors on bringing people together into high performance teams to deliver material and long-lasting impact to BCG's clients. He believes in the art of exploration and the science of experimentation to translate ideas into real outcomes.

Prior to joining BCG, he worked at Motorola, Accenture, the Software Engineering Institute, and two startup firms.


  • MBA, Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management
  • Masters in Software Engineering, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
  • BE, Electrical Engineering, University of Mysore


  • Malcolm Baldrige Board of Examiners, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • CMMI product development team, Software Engineering Institute, Department of Defense
  • Dean's Alumni Advisory Board, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University