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Sam Israelit

Partner, San Francisco

Sam Israelit is a partner in Bain & Company's San Francisco office. He is the co-founder of Bain's Information Technology practice and a leader in the firm's Supply Chain Management practice. 

He has more than 22 years of management consulting experience, advising business leaders on their biggest opportunities and challenges.

Sam has worked extensively with clients in the areas of manufacturing, supply chain, procurement and IT to help them transform their extended supply chains to achieve world-class performance. He has significant experience helping them address challenges in inventory management, manufacturing efficiency, logistics and distribution, forecasting and planning, network optimization, strategic sourcing, order management and service parts.

He also has helped clients with broader performance transformation efforts, leading work with them on organization design, decision making effectiveness, G&A efficiency, shared services and merger integration.

Sam has helped clients improve both efficiency and effectiveness of their organizations across a variety of industries, including retail, consumer products, computer systems, networking equipment, semiconductors, industrial equipment, health care, and the public sector.

Prior to joining Bain in 2000, Sam worked as a system design engineer, programmer and field services supervisor. He also worked with another global consulting firm.

Sam earned an SM from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 1993. He also graduated from Harvey Mudd College in 1985, where he received both a BS and an MS in Engineering.

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