Vishwanath has served as Senior Partner at management consulting firm Bain & Company since 1993. He first joined the firm in 1986, going on to lead its Global Consumer Products Practice for 15 years. Throughout his career, he has counseled numerous Fortune 500 companies and advised CEOs and management teams at leading global consumer companies on matters of strategy, organization, mergers and performance improvement. Vishwanath has also served on the boards of The Yankee Candle Company and Staples, written on a variety of consumer issues and has spoken to audiences around the world on the topic of growth and brand strategy. He’s been affiliated with Perkins since 2015, primarily focusing on supporting the organization’s work in India.