Steven Tallman photo

Steven Tallman

Partner, San Francisco

Steven Tallman is a partner in the San Francisco office of Bain & Company. He is leader in Bain's Social Impact and Digital practices. Since 2000, he has served on the firm's Global Operating Committee as Vice President of Global Operations.

Steven has significant international experience, having worked in Bain's San Francisco, Moscow, Warsaw, Tokyo, Boston, London, Amsterdam and Brussels offices. He advises clients across industries, including telecommunications, technology, utilities, healthcare, financial services and consumer products, on issues such as strategy, operations, merger integration, privatization, training and development and knowledge management.

As VP of Global Operations, Steven is responsible for Bain's Technology Services Group (IT operations & systems), the Advanced Analytics Group, the Advanced Product Support Team, the Design & Development Labs, the Information Services and research function, Consulting Operations, the Bain Capability Center in Gurgaon, India, the EMEA Shared Services Center in Warsaw, Poland, and the Travel department. Previously, he also ran Global Training, Knowledge Management, the Global Experience Center and Bain.com.

Steven also supports the expansion of Bain's global footprint and the opening of new offices, is the executive sponsor of BGLAD, Bain's LGBT group, and serves as the firm's Chief Sustainability Officer, responsible for its annual carbon neutral certification.

From 1996 to 2000, Steven served as Vice President of Training, responsible for designing and implementing a worldwide training and development strategy. He had oversight responsibilities for all global training programs and developed Bain's cutting edge "Virtual University" to facilitate customized training for each employee.

Steven graduated from University of California, Davis, where he received a bachelor of arts, summa cum laude, in economics and political science, and was elected Phi Beta Kappa.