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Bodo Koerber

Partner, Düsseldorf

Serves companies in manufacturing and specializes in leading digital and enterprise platform transformations and bringing digital opportunities to the entire value chain

Bodo

Bodo is a partner in our Dusseldorf office, specializing in manufacturing, supply chain management, customer relationship management, enterprise resource planning (ERP), product life-cycle management, manufacturing execution systems, e-commerce, big data analytics, and the IoT. He works with companies across a range of industries, including aerospace and defense, automotive, electronics, high tech, industrial equipment, chemical, and pharmaceutical.

Bodo is a hands-on, energized operational leader in digital transformations and sustainable business ecosystems, driving new business-model innovation and decisive action to generate real world results and value. Bodo believes in living the client experience, and takes on his clients’ business challenges as if they were his own to deliver innovative software and consulting solutions with impactful business outcomes.

Examples of his recent client work include the following:

  • ideating and shaping a cloud IoT platform from vision to execution, including use case definition, plant onboarding, platform development, ecosystem building, value capture, capability building and agile working for an automotive OEM
  • developing a digital strategy, IoT, and data platform-enabled business model design and transformation for industrial equipment, industrial automation, electronics and automotive businesses
  • helping with a business unit transformation, including portfolio management, digital business model design, digital service platforms and business services, go-to-market strategy, business partner ecosystems, application and cloud services, and outsourcing
  • guiding digital manufacturing and IT and operational technology, architectural diagnosis and design, business process optimization, use case validation and implementation of Industry 4.0, and manufacturing productivity solutions including vertical integration leveraging ERP, supply chain management, manufacturing execution systems, cloud IoT platforms, and analytics
  • aiding numerous enterprise platform transformations, value assurances, integrations consolidations, and end-to-end business process optimizations for manufacturing clients
  • defining an IT and digital operating model and strategy, including merger management and value add opportunities across IT and operational technology

Bodo is a native German speaker.

Published work

Converge IT and OT to turbocharge business operations’ scaling power,” McKinsey & Company, June 2022

A manufacturer’s guide to scaling Industrial IoT,” McKinsey & Company, February 2021

Coronavirus: Industrial IoT in challenging times,” McKinsey & Company, April 2020

IIoT platforms: The technology stack as value driver in industrial equipment and machinery,” McKinsey & Company, September 2018

Past experience

Accenture
Managing director, Accenture Digital, digital enterprise, analytics, and IoT

IBM
Director, information management and big data analytics
Director rational software
Partner, supply chain management

Rheinmetall
Director, business unit outsourcing

SAP
Director, discrete industries

Education

University of Duisburg-Essen
MS, business administration, computer science, and marketing