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Massimo Russo

Senior Partner & Managing Director


Automakers that determine how to organize themselves to harness and direct fast-moving developments in power train, lightweight materials, and—most critically—software, electronic components, and connectivity will establish a decided advantage over competitors in the near and longer term.

Massimo  Russo

Massimo Russo is the North America leader of The Boston Consulting Group’s Technology Advantage practice and a member of the firm’s Industrial Goods; Operations; Technology, Media & Telecommunications; and Strategy practices.

Massimo helps clients build competitive advantage through technology, with a focus on industrial clients. Since joining BCG in 2001, he has advised clients across a number of sectors, including automotive, engineered products, and technology. He played a lead role in supporting the Presidential Task Force on the Auto Industry in evaluating the restructuring of General Motors and Chrysler.

Before joining BCG, he worked at GE Aircraft Engines, leading its group. He started his career as a product development engineer for Product Genesis.

Areas of Expertise

  • Growth strategy
  • Technology-driven innovation
  • Business transformation
  • Digital and IT strategy
  • Operating-model design
  • Implementation
  • Organizational efficiency and delayering


  • MBA, Harvard Business School
  • MSc, mechanical engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • BS, mechanical engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Honors and Awards

  • Three patents for 3-D printing, medical, and automotive products
  • Led research at MIT Media Lab on 3-D tactile interfaces for virtual environments
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