Srivatsan graduated from IIMC in 1986 and was awarded the B S Dua medal for Leadership. Later, while doing his MBA at Wharton School of Business he was a Palmer Scholar for his outstanding academic performance and has served as a member of the Dean’s Graduate Student Advisory Council.
Srivatsan was one of the founding partners of Bain and Company in India. Bain India, under his mentorship, has grown to over 300 employees, making it one of the most successful and fastest growing offices in Bain & Company’s history.
Over the years Srivatsan has acquired vast experience and expertise in consulting services and has played a pivotal role in each of the 122 projects he has been associated with across a wide breadth of industries involving diverse capabilities. He has also been responsible for creation and execution of turnaround strategies for multiple diversified companies.
As member of a Planning Commission Committee on Angel Investing and Venture Capital, Srivatsan had suggested policy changes necessary to promote entrepreneurship in India. He has also served as member of a similar committee of CII.
In 2007, he led a pro bono effort for the Clinton Foundation and National Aids Control Organization and developed a plan to set up a post graduate institute of nursing specialized in the care of HIV patients. He has also instituted ‘Prayas’ , the social initiative arm of Bain India,which regularly collaborates with various NGOs and focuses on Child education.
Srivatsan has always been a key promoter of IIM Calcutta within Bain & Company and outside. He has given generous support to his alma mater by being instrumental in ensuring that Bain & Company is a regular recruiter in IIMC. His role as a mentor to provide career advice has immensely benefitted our students.
Srivatsan Rajan receiving his award