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Eric Lamarre

Senior PartnerBoston

Serves clients across industries on issues related to technology-enabled transformations and large-scale productivity programs

Eric serves clients across a range of industries on large-scale digital and analytics transformations, core technology and operating model modernizations, productivity-improvement programs, and digitally enabled growth. He works with senior leadership teams to help build their capabilities to undergo such change successfully and sustainably. McKinsey Digital now represents more than half of the firm’s client work. He is also a co-author of Rewired: The McKinsey Guide to Outcompeting in the Age of Digital and AI.

Previously, Eric was the managing partner of McKinsey Canada where he oversaw the development and growth of McKinsey’s Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver offices.

Eric is a member of McKinsey’s Shareholders Council, the firm’s board of directors. He also serves on the board of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation and on the advancement board of McGill University’s Faculty of Engineering.

Published work

Rewired and running ahead: Digital and AI leaders are leaving the rest behind,” McKinsey & Company, January 2024

In digital and AI transformations, start with the problem, not the technology,” McKinsey & Company, November 2023

Rewired for value: Digital and AI transformations that work,” McKinsey & Company, July 2023

What really works when it comes to digital and AI transformations?,” McKinsey & Company, July 2023

The rewired enterprise: How five companies built to outcompete,” McKinsey & Company, July 2023

Rewired to use AI’s superpower,” McKinsey & Company, June 2023

Rewired to outcompete,” McKinsey Quarterly, June 2023

Digital transformations: The five talent factors that matter most,” McKinsey & Company, January 2023

Mining for tech-talent gold: Seven ways to find and keep diverse talent,” McKinsey & Company, September 2022

The digital-value guardian: CEOs and digital transformations,” McKinsey & Company, December 2021

Welcome to the Digital Factory: The answer to how to scale your digital transformation,” McKinsey & Company, May 2020

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

It’s time to reset the IT talent model,” MIT Sloan Management Review, March 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

McGill University
BEng, civil engineering and applied mechanics