is a partner in Bain & Company's Dallas, Texas, office, which he
founded in 1990. Currently global head of Bain's performance
improvement practice, he has advised clients in a wide range of
industries and is a leader in the firm's business strategy, airline,
manufacturing, and retailing practices. In 2005, Consulting Magazine named him one of the world's top twenty-five consultants. He has written extensively for publications such as Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, Singapore Business Times, The Edge (Malaysia), South China Morning Post, London Business School's Business Strategy Review, and World Business Review. He
is fluent in Japanese and has worked extensively in Japan. Mark
graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University and received
his MBA from Harvard Business School with high distinction in 1983. He
lives in Dallas.
Steve Schaubert is a partner in Bain & Company's Boston, Massachusetts, office. He joined the firm in 1979 and became a partner in the following year. Currently Bain's chief investment officer, he has worked with clients in numerous industries including steel, textiles, automotive, health care, consumer products, distribution businesses, and financial services. Prior to joining Bain, he held several senior general management positions in the health care industry. A summa cum laude graduate of Yale, Schaubert earned his MBA from Harvard Business School with high distinction, and an MS in engineering management from Northeastern University. He lives in Boston.
Books by Mark Gottfredson