Mark Gottfredson is a director of Bain & Company’s office in Dallas, Texas, which he founded in 1990. Over the past 24 years, he has advised Chief Executives and top-level managers in a wide range of industries. Currently, he is serving as the Global Head of Bainâs Performance Improvement Practice. He is also a leader in the firm’s business strategy, airline, manufacturing, and retailing practices.
In 2005, Mr. Gottfredson was named to Consulting Magazine’s list of Top 25 Consultants globally. He has been published extensively in publications such as the Harvard Business Review, European Strategy and the World Business review. In addition, he is frequently sought out and quoted in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and Business Week.
Mark obtained his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 1983, where he graduated with high distinction and was named a Baker Scholar. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University in Japanese (magna cum laude, honors). Prior to joining Bain, he worked in the financial services and real estate industries.
He is the co-author of The Breakthrough Imperative published by HarperCollins.