Chair - Asia Pacific, Boston Consulting Group
Neeraj Aggarwal is the Chair of the Asia-Pacific region for The Boston Consulting Group and a member of the Executive Committee. He oversees BCG’s business in Australia, China, India, Japan, South Korea, and South-East Asia. The region is home to almost one-third of global fortune 500 companies, half of all unicorns, and more than half the world's megacities.
Prior to this, Neeraj had led the BCG India office from 2015-18 timeframe. Neeraj has over 25 years of experience with clients spanning multiple sectors and has worked across geographies ranging from Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America.
He has worked closely with more than 100 CEOs over the years in different geographies. In his current role, Neeraj spends a lot of time working with CEOs and Chairpersons in helping them think through their mandates, set their agendas and improve the effectiveness of their organizations. He is inspired by clients who challenge conventional wisdom and set new standards for the world to follow.
More recently, a lot of Neeraj’s work has been focused on disruptive impact of AI & Digital as well as climate and sustainability across businesses. Neeraj is very passionate about technology and its potential to transform businesses and society for the better and has played a key role in shaping BCG’s future direction in the area of AI as well as climate and sustainability.
Neeraj is the author of multiple publications. He writes on the topic of leadership, technology, innovation, climate & sustainability as well as Asia-Pacific being an important blueprint for the changing world. Over the years, Neeraj has been an active participant in WEF Davos, B20 and other industry association dialogues.
Prior to BCG, Neeraj worked at Cadence Design Systems, a Silicon Valley based Electronic Design Automation Firm. He holds a degree in BTech in Computer Science from IIT Delhi, Masters in CS from OSU, and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad. He received the Alumni Achiever award from IIM Ahmedabad.
Neeraj has also played a seminal role in setting up Plaksha University and chairs its Board of Trustees. The university seeks to reimagine technology education and undertake transformative research to address grand challenges.