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Hiroshi Matsubara


Serves manufacturing clients with a focus on growth strategy, digital-enabled operational excellence, and company-wide transformation to software-defined business model

Hiroshi is a core leader of advanced industry sector in our Japan office and serves traditional Japanese manufacturing companies such as automotive OEM, supplier, electronics, and infrastructure organizations to support transformations and growth strategies.

Hiroshi is also a leader of McKinsey’s industrial software hub in Asia, and our product development and procurement work in operations. His expertise includes digital-enabled operational excellence and company-wide transformation to software-defined business model.

Examples of Hiroshi’s recent client work includes the following:

  • company-wide performance transformation of an industrial infrastructure group
  • new business strategy development of an industrial electronics company
  • digital-enabled procurement optimization and factory productivity enhancement for an automotive supplier
  • digital R&D strategy for an automotive supplier
  • software excellence at a Japanese industrial company
  • new business opportunity scan for an automotive related group


Development Bank of Japan


MIT Sloan School of Management

The University of Tokyo
MEng, frontier informatics
BEng, information and communication engineering