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Eric Lamarre

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

About Eric

Eric leads McKinsey Digital in North America. He 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.

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

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