About Michele

Michele is part of the leadership team of McKinsey’s global Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products practice. Michele’s deep industry knowledge and previous career in biotechnology research and commercialization is valued by his clients.

Examples of Michele’s previous work include the following:

  • helped a leading global biopharma company build its presence across Asia, launch its own products, acquire additional assets to rapidly grow its revenue, establish local partnerships, and develop new flexible commercial models in China and Japan
  • supported two iconic Japanese companies in entering the medical field by deploying their technologies and capabilities to specific market segments, developing or acquiring innovative new products, establishing cross-industry partnerships (e.g. hardware-software, advanced analytics), and rapidly go-to-market
  • supported the conception and execution of a global alliance between a device and a software player and led two global post-merger integrations in Asia

Michele conducted scientific research and has published 8 peer reviewed papers in the field of biotechnology and computational biology. Before joining McKinsey, he also worked in technology transfer and was involved in the commercialization of new technologies and intellectual property in the field of nano-technology and bio-technology applied to healthcare.

Born and raised in Italy, Michele has spent his professional career living in the US for 6 years and in Belgium for another 6 years, and has now been part of McKinsey Japan since 2013.

Michele is an avid skier and always starts the day with a morning run, no matter the city or jet lag.


Baylor College of Medicine
Postdoc in bioinformatics

University of Milano
PhD in biotechnology

University of Texas