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Alexandre Ménard

Senior Partner, Paris
Leads our Telecommunications Practice and media and technology work in France—with a focus on technology and operations—and specializes in technology related issues, primarily in the telecommunications, high tech, and automotive industries

About Alexandre

Alexandre leads the Telecommunications, Medias and Technology practice in France. He also leads the CTO service line within the European Telecom practice. His core expertise lies in the transformation of the marketing &  sales functions and organization issue. He is also a specialist in developing and implementing large-scale transformation and turnaround plans—including reengineering, cost-reduction, and organization issues.

He focuses on serving clients in the telecommunications sector, as well as in the manufacturing and automotive sectors.

Alexandre graduted for EM Lyon, Ecole Centrale de Lyon and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Published work

Unlocking the value of 5G in the B2C marketplace,” McKinsey & Company, November 2021

Agriculture’s connected future: How technology can yield new growth,” McKinsey & Company, October 2020

Connected world: An evolution in connectivity beyond the 5G revolution,” McKinsey Global Institute, February 2020

A game plan for quantum computing,” McKinsey Quarterly, February 2020

Development in the mobility technology ecosystem—how can 5G help?,” McKinsey & Company, June 2019

Cutting through the 5G hype: Survey shows telcos’ nuanced views,” McKinsey & Company, February 2019

Network sharing and 5G: A turning point for lone riders,” McKinsey & Company, February 2018

The road to 5G: The inevitable growth of infrastructure cost,” McKinsey & Company, February 2018

Are you ready for 5G?,” McKinsey & Company, February 2018

5G: Are great expectations justified?,” LinkedIn, February 2018

How can we recognize the real power of the Internet of Things?,” McKinsey & Company, November 2017

CTO transformation journey: Thinking ahead,” Recall No. 26, May 2015

Big plans for Small Cells : a capacity-boosting Mobile Network strategy,” Recall No. 26, May 2015

Everywhere, all the time, really fast: the importance of Network quality,” Recall No. 26, May 2015

Virtualization: Establishinh the Network Architecture of the future,” Recall No. 26, May 2015

Generation Gap: Getting ahead of the 5G development Curve,” Recall No. 26, May 2015


École Centrale de Lyon
MSc, engineering

EM Lyon
MA, management

Harvard Business School