Senior Partner Emeritus at McKinsey & Company, first 20 years in Europe, then 10 years in China. Responsible for leading the Global High Tech Telecom-Media Practice at McKinsey. He obtained a PhD in Fluid and Thermodynamics, an MBA from INSEAD and working experience in Europe, North America and Asia. He has been a teaching Professor in the Physics and the Business departments at the Technical University of Munich for 7 years. Since 2005 Honorary Professor at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Co-author of several books and is a regular contributor to the World Economic Forum and the leading business press. Research Partner for Asian and especially Chinese equities for ACATIS KVG mbH.