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Eric Lamarre

Senior Partner, Boston
Serves clients across industry sectors on issues related to strategy, technology-enabled transformations, and large-scale productivity programs

About Eric

Eric leads McKinsey Digital in North America. He serves global companies in the financial-services, advanced-industries, and resources sectors. His expertise spans large-scale digital, analytics, and Internet of Things (IoT) transformations; risk management; business strategy; postmerger management; and large-scale productivity-improvement programs.

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 and led the firm’s global IoT work from 2016 to 2018.

In addition to his work with McKinsey, Eric serves on the executive committee of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation’s board of directors and is a member of the faculty advancement board of McGill University’s faculty of engineering.

Published work

The COVID-19 recovery will be digital: A plan for the first 90 days,” McKinsey & Company, May 2020

Ten trends shaping the Internet of Things business landscape,” McKinsey & Company, January 2019

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


Massachusetts Institute of Technology
PhD, civil and oceanographic engineering

Collège des ingénieurs
Management degree

McGill University
BEng, civil engineering and applied mechanics