Anshul Jain


“The pursuit of excellence is less profitable than the pursuit of bigness, but it can be more satisfying.”

David Ogilvy

A strategist by profession, a political scientist and educator by background, and a proud startup veteran through family, Anshul has worked and collaborated across settings as varied as management consulting, academia, the public sector, law, and advanced technology manufacturing.

Anshul is a Principal at Acquis with experience providing creative solutions to complex problems for clients in telecommunications, media and technology, energy, life sciences, financial services, legal services, and consumer packaged goods. He has partnered with a wide variety of business champions on projects that include market entry, competition strategy, consumer segmentation, M&A advisory, regulatory compliance, branding strategy, and the optimization of intellectual property.

Prior to joining Acquis, Anshul spent several years at Keystone Strategy, a boutique consulting firm focused on technology, economic analysis, and litigation strategy. His work helped clients in the advanced technology, electrical product, CPG, and e-commerce verticals successfully resolve a number of high-stakes regulatory and litigation challenges, both in the U.S. and abroad.

Anshul holds a Ph.D. from Boston University, and a B.A. from Duke University. In his free time, he is passionate about travel, food and wine, maps, art and architecture, and music. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Barrio Planta Project, an educational nonprofit that operates community schools in Mexico and Nicaragua. Anshul has also published an academic book and released a rock album – a first at Acquis!

Industry Experience

  • Technology
  • Consumer Products
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Financial Services