Managing Director & Senior Partner
Jacopo Brunelli is a core member of Boston Consulting Group’s Operations practice. He is a recognized operations expert with particular expertise in industrial goods. Under his leadership as Operations regional practice area leader from 2019 to 2021, the firm’s business in the Central Europe and Middle East region grew by 30%. Since joining BCG in 2012, Jacopo has driven performance improvement in manufacturing, supply chain, and engineering in many industries around the world, including automotive, rail, aerospace, shipbuilding, and machinery and equipment.
Jacopo is also the East Mediterranean and Caspian region functional practice areas and alternative business models Chair for the firm. In 2023, he was appointed global leader for the End-to-End Operations & Cost Excellence business line.
Most company efforts to reduce expenses fail. Four challenges block the way: two reflecting what costs get cut, and two related to how value is delivered.
Worksite productivity is still stuck at 1990s-era levels. Applying new technologies and lean principles at the bottom of the organization can boost output dramatically.