Shri Santhanam is a Partner with Oliver Wyman Labs, where he focuses on commercial effectiveness topics like pricing, growth, marketing, and sales force effectiveness. Shri is passionate about using engineering approaches and technology to drive sustained commercial impact in companies. He has spent over a decade working in a range of sectors, including distribution, retail, hi-tech and transportation. Shri has led large-scale multiyear commercial transformations at billion-dollar companies, and is also the business architect of Oliver Wyman’s commercial toolkit for field force effectiveness.
When not in the office, Shri takes full advantage of California’s beaches and the Sierra Mountains. He enjoys hiking, skiing, and teaching his 3-year-old to surf and ride with him on a ‘stand up’ paddle board.
Shri holds a master’s in engineering from Stanford University and a bachelor’s from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras.