About Philipp

Dr. Philipp Kampshoff, based in Chicago, is a core member McKinsey’s Automotive & Assembly Practice. He has been with the firm for the past decade. Philipp has worked with clients on developing growth and M&A strategies for leading automotive players in the light of current market disruptions such as autonomous driving, electrification of powertrains, connectivity, and car sharing. Philipp is the author of several publications on the future of the automotive industry. Further still, he co-leads all of McKinsey’s research in this area, helping the clients he serves maintain an advantage by being able to look ahead and anticipate the future landscape of their industry.

Prior to moving to the US, Philipp worked closely with automotive OEMs and suppliers in Germany and across China. During this time he also co-lead McKinsey’s partnership with the European Supplier Association (CLEPA).

Philipp received his PhD in Finance from Rheinisch-Westfalische Technische Hochschule Aachen University in Germany and studied business administration in Singapore, Argentina, and Germany. A native German speaker, Philipp is also fluent in English, and Spanish; he speaks French and Latin, as well.

Published Work

"Self-driving car technology: When will the robots hit the road?," McKinsey & Company, May 2017

Education

RWTH Aachen University
Ph.D. in finance

European Business School
MBA in finance

UADE Universidad Argentina de la Empresa
Business Administration

Singapore Management University
Business Administration