Vikas Taneja

Current Position

Managing Director & Senior Partner, Boston Consulting Group

Founder, Plaksha University


London Business School (XEP)

University of Chicago (MBA, Economics & Finance)

Stanford University (BSc, Computer Systems Engineering)


Vikas Taneja is a Managing Director & Senior Partner with the Boston Consulting Group. He is the global leader of BCG's GrowthTech business. Vikas also is on the Global Leadership Team of BCG's Technology, Media, and Telecom practice. Vikas previously was the leader of BCG's Marketing and Sales practices in the Americas and the Global Head of the Sales and Go-to-market topic for BCG. 

Vikas’s commercial focus has been on achieving profitable growth at major corporations. He has led major programs to improve business performance through improving sales productivity, product portfolio improvements, process reengineering, and organization restructuring. Vikas has worked extensively with software, technology, and IT services companies on topics such as improving software sales process and compressing turnaround times, sales growth, sales productivity, and metrics.

Prior to joining BCG, Vikas worked at ARCH Technology Partners where he evaluated and helped commercialize new technologies emerging from University of Chicago’s academic labs and medical school. Vikas has also worked in the Information & Technology group at McKinsey & Co.

Vikas received his MBA with Honors in Economics & Finance from the University of Chicago. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Computer Systems Engineering and Economic Development from Stanford University.

Vikas previously led the Boston chapter of Pratham, an India-based organization that has worked with over 4 million children to help them achieve literacy and basic mathematics skills.