Dianne Ledingham, Board Chair
Partner and Director, Bain & Company
Dianne Ledingham is a Director in Bain & Company’s Boston 
office. She is one of Bain’s senior leaders in the North America 
Technology, Media and Telecom practice area. She is also the 
global leader of Bain’s Sales and Channel Effectiveness practice 
area. Dianne joined Bain as a consultant in 1990. 
In addition to her consulting responsibilities, Dianne is currently 
the Chairperson of Bain’s Global Promotion and Compensation 
Committee. She was recently re-elected for a two year term on 
Bain’s Board of Directors. She is actively involved in consulting 
recruiting and has led several talent initiatives locally, regionally 
and globally.
Dianne has performed some pro-bono consulting over the years, 
including the original charter and strategy for America’s Promise 
and advising Boston Public Schools on improving attendance. 
She is currently working with the headmaster and Board of 
Trustees of the Fessenden School to help develop its next 
strategic plan.
Prior to joining Bain & Company, Dianne worked for IBM as an 
engineer designing integrated circuits and planar circuit boards. 
She also held positions in marketing and sales at IBM. During her
Bain tenure, Dianne also pursued an externship for a client and 
acted as the Sales and Marketing VP running operations for a 
software division while the company was conducting an executive
search.
Dianne earned her Master of Business Administration degree 
from the Harvard Business School with distinction. She is a 
graduate of Brown University where she received a Bachelor of 
Science degree in Electrical Engineering with honors. Dianne is 
married with three children and resides in Wellesley