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Daniel Küpper

Partner & Managing Director

Cologne

Daniel Küpper is a member of The Boston Consulting Group’s Operations and Industrial Goods practices.

Since joining the firm in 2004, Daniel has focused primarily on lean and manufacturing. He has led numerous projects defining manufacturing strategy—including the achievement of deeper value and better make-or-buy decisions—and optimizing manufacturing networks.

Daniel has worked extensively on the issue of how manufacturing plants can operate at maximum value and foster continuous improvement. This includes implementing lean production systems and driving cost improvement projects. He also has specific expertise sharpening processes in direct and indirect manufacturing and in making the best use of assets—including technology assessments, industry 4.0, and advanced robotics.

Before joining BCG, Daniel worked in research facilities at MIT and RWTH Aachen University.

Areas of Expertise

  • Leads BCG’s global work in automotive operations
  • Industry 4.0
  • Lean manufacturing and production
  • Operations
  • Engineered products
  • Process industries
  • Network strategy
  • Innovation
  • Advanced robotics
  • Logistics

Education

  • PhD, electrical engineering and business administration, RWTH Aachen University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Master's degree, electrical engineering and business administration, RWTH Aachen University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Engineering degree, École Centrale Paris
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