Managing Director & Partner
Dr. Lars Littig is a member of the Middle East leadership team at Boston Consulting Group. He is a core member of the firm’s Center for Digital Government, the Public Sector and Technology Advantage (TA) practice areas, and BCG’s Digital Accelerator System (DAS).
Lars is experienced in large-scale transformations, in particular in relation to digital and IT, through working with both global and regional teams in different industries with a special focus on public sector and defense. His current work includes one of the largest transformation programs worldwide which he has supported in a leading role throughout the design, pre-launch, and implementation phases. In addition, Lars is currently serving as Recruiting Director for BCG’s ME Digital Accelerator System.
Before joining BCG, Lars worked as a research assistant in the field of data/web mining (Big Data) and advanced analytics and founded a startup with a focus on internet search engine technology as a spin-off of his PhD thesis.
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