Lalitha Vaidyanathan

Title
Managing Director
Company
FSG
Bio
Lalitha brings nearly 15 years of experience in a combination of strategy consulting, business operations, and nonprofit management. Lalitha has advised a variety of clients while at FSG including corporations, private foundations, multilaterals, government community foundations, and nonprofits. Lalitha’s client work has cut across a range of issues including Shared Value, Catalytic Philanthropy, and Strategic Evaluation. Her clients in India include the Godrej Group, the Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, UN Women, The World Bank, and Eli Lilly. Her clients in the US include Medtronic, Mattel, UnitedHealth Group, McKesson, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Metrowest Community Health Care Foundation, and the Greater New Orleans Foundation. Lalitha started her consulting career with McKinsey & Company, advising financial services and technology companies on a variety of business issues. She subsequently co-founded and ran a venture-backed technology company in San Francisco. Since 2002, Lalitha has worked in the social sector as Program Director for OpNet Community Ventures, a technology workforce development organization targeted at low-income young adults, and as an independent consultant with clients in the areas of community health and global poverty alleviation.