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MBA ’84
Bain Capital, LP

Josh Bekenstein currently serves as a Senior Advisor at Bain Capital after stepping down from his co-chairman position on December 31, 2022. Josh helped found Bain Capital, which has grown from its inception in 1984 into a private alternative asset management firm with more than fifteen hundred employees in twenty-two offices on four continents.

Prior to joining Bain Capital, Bekenstein spent several years at Bain & Company where he was involved with companies in a variety of industries.

Josh serves as a board member of a number of corporations, including Bombardier Recreational Products, Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Canada Goose, and Dollarama. Philanthropically, Mr. Bekenstein chairs the board of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and he is the Senior Fellow on the Yale University Corporation. He is also a member of the boards of New Profit, the Environmental Defense Fund, the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Pan-Mass Challenge.

Josh resides in Wayland, MA with his wife Anita. He feels very lucky to have 5 children and 4 grandchildren.

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