Patrick Forth is a senior advisor and a past Global Leader of Boston Consulting Group’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) practice.
Since joining BCG in 1987 in London, he has operated from Paris, Milan, Lisbon, Singapore, and Sydney. Patrick has held a number of leadership roles, including heading BCG's Australia and New Zealand practice for five years. He led the Asia Pacific TMT business for five years and also opened and led BCG's office in Singapore. He helped to found, and currently serves on the board of BCG Digital Ventures.
Patrick's client work has focused on advising CEOs and senior executives around the globe in digital and technology transformation in all sectors. In the TMT industry, he focuses on issues of leadership, strategy and direction, governance, mergers and acquisitions, growth, disruptive technologies, infrastructure, transformational and operational improvement, and digital and productivity.
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