2014 Distinguished Alumnus

Anand Swaminathan, BA ’97, MBA ’99

Anand Swaminathan is the Managing Director of the Financial Services practices in the Western United States for Accenture, serving as the Global Client Relationship Director for large financial services clients. During his 18-year tenure at Accenture, Mr. Swaminathan has distinguished himself as a leader in mobile money, digital business models, cost transformation, retail banking and consumer lending. Through Y Combinator, he advises and invests in start-ups, having participated in more than 35 new companies. He also serves on the board of Habitat for Humanity in San Francisco. Mr. Swaminathan earned a BA in economics and an MBA in strategy, finance and operations from Case Western Reserve University. He is a guest lecturer in Weatherhead’s consultancy and marketing courses, volunteers in the Career Management Office, serves as a mentor to students, and participates in Massive Open Online Course panels.