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Stefan A. Deutscher is a core member of The Boston Consulting Group's Technology Advantage and Technology, Media & Telecommunications practices. He is BCG's global topic leader for cybersecurity and IT risk management, as well as BCG's global topic leader for IT infrastructure and data center operations, and he often supports his clients at the crossroads of these two topics.

Stefan has worked on these topics across industries since joining BCG in 2001 and serves clients on all continents and in industries including insurance, banking, aerospace, media, industrial goods, mining, chemical industries, IT, telecommunications, and the public sector.

Since 2016, Stefan has also served as a project advisor to the World Economic Forum on the topic of "Advancing Cyber Resilience." Initially, this work focused on empowering boards and executive teams with tools and practices to identify and manage business risks emanating from cyberthreats. It has moved on to enable public-private collaboration around cyberresilience.

Before joining BCG, Stefan spent nearly ten years building, operating, and advising academic computing centers, while also teaching and conducting research in computational atomic and surface physics, quantum chemistry, and high-performance computing at several international research centers in the US, France, Spain, and Austria.

Areas of Expertise

  • Global topic leader for cybersecurity and IT risk management
  • Global topic leader for IT infrastructure and data center operations
  • Cloud computing
  • Value-driven IT management


  • PhD, atomic physics, Free University of Berlin/University of Knoxville, TN/Oakridge National Labs, TN

Honors and Awards

  • Certified Principal IT-CMF Professional, by the Innovation Value Institute
  • Accredited as Advanced Data Center Tier Specialist, by The Uptime Institute
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), by the (ISC)2
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