Joshua Bekenstein

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Joshua Bekenstein is an American businessman and top executive at Bain Capital. He joined Bain Capital at its inception in 1984. He has been a Managing Director since 1986. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Bekenstein spent several years at Bain & Company where he was involved with companies in a variety of industries. Bekenstein received an Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A). from Harvard Business School, a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from Yale University, and is on the Board of Advisors of the Yale School of Management. Bekenstein currently serves as a Co-Chair on the Board of Directors of New Profit Inc., a Boston-based venture philanthropy fund[1] and as a member on the Board of Trustees of the Pan-Mass Challenge, an annual bike-athon that crosses the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to raise money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.[2]

Bekenstein lives in Wayland, Massachusetts, with his wife, Anita, and five children.


  1. ^ New Profit Inc. Board of Directors
  2. ^ Pan-Mass Challenge Board of Trustees