Brad Rager

Chief Strategy Officer

About Brad

Brad Rager is a seasoned business executive with nearly 20 years of experience in consulting, strategy execution and marketing. As chief strategy officer for Optiv, Rager is responsible for setting the corporate agenda for company growth, executing Optiv’s strategy and driving a performance cadence. Rager also leads and oversees office of the CEO staff functions.


Rager joined Optiv from Bemis Company (now Amcor), where he ran a portion of the North American packaging business. In his time at Bemis, he also ran marketing and corporate strategy.


Prior to Bemis, Rager was a principal with Boston Consulting Group, where he spent 10 years working with clients from a variety of industries to drive growth and transformation agendas. 


Rager earned a MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and has a degree in finance and political science from the University of Notre Dame. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.