About Eric

Eric is the North American leader of our Digital McKinsey and McKinsey Analytics Practices and leads our global Internet of Things (IoT) work.

Eric serves global companies in the financial-services, advanced-industries, and resources sectors. His areas of expertise include large-scale digital, analytics, and IoT transformations; risk management; business strategy; postmerger management; and productivity improvement.

Currently based in Boston, Eric joined the firm in 1994. He has worked in the Montreal, Paris, and Toronto offices. From 2011 to 2016, he was the managing partner of McKinsey in Canada. Prior to that, he launched and led McKinsey’s global Risk Practice.

Eric is on the executive committee of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation’s board of directors and is a member of the McGill University faculty of engineering advancement board. He also served on the Québec government’s advisory council on the economy and innovation.

Published work

The cornerstones of large-scale technology transformation,” McKinsey Quarterly, October 2018

Banks and the digital flywheel: An engine for ongoing value capture,” McKinsey & Company, July 2018

Making sense of Internet of Things platforms,” McKinsey & Company, May 2017

Risk: Seeing around the corners,” McKinsey Quarterly, October 2009

Reducing risk in your manufacturing footprint,” McKinsey Quarterly, April 2009

Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
PhD, civil and oceanographic engineering

Collège des ingénieurs, Paris
MBA

McGill University
BEng, civil engineering and applied mechanics