Managing Director & Senior Partner
Andreas Liedtke joined the Zurich office of Boston Consulting Group in 2016 and has more than 16 years of consulting experience. He is a core member of BCG's Consumer and Marketing, Sales & Pricing practices.
Andreas has helped multinational clients on many cases navigating digital transformation. He has implemented large marketing, sales, and pricing campaigns for fast-moving-consumer-goods (FMCG), luxury, and retail clients, and he has broad expertise and experience in omnichannel management. Andreas acquired experience in the Americas during his tenure in the United States, and, in recent years, he has completed several engagements in Switzerland, France, Germany, and the Anglo-Saxon countries. Andreas joins BCG from A.T. Kearney where he was responsible for the firm's business in Switzerland and where he was heading the global marketing and sales competence team.
To achieve the climate targets of the Paris Agreement, Switzerland must invest 140 billion Swiss francs by 2030. But the investments will result in numerous benefits for early adopters.
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In the long run, jobs will be more human, more local, and eventually richer. But the path to get there might be tumultuous, according to participants of FU.SE Digital 2020. Changes that help people prepare for the future need to be inclusive. Achieving that will require shared accountability between institutions, employers and workers. Furthermore, people have to be at the center of any activity to humanize AI, give people more voice or build a culture of life-long learning.
Advances in Artificial Intelligence are transforming the workplace and driving radical shifts in the roles workers play. However, a global study disconfirms the prevalent opinion that technology will replace human jobs. It reinforces the value of advanced software – also recognized by the workers.
How ready are retailers and fashion brands in Switzerland, Germany and Austria when it comes to advanced analytics and artificial intelligence? A joint BCG/Google-study shows that 74% of them have tests in place - but only 8% are ready to fully leverage it.