Managing Director & Senior Partner; Global Leader, Automotive & Mobility Practice
Brian Collie is a Managing Director & Senior Partner at Boston Consulting Group, where he is the Global lead for the Automotive & Mobility sector. He is also a core member of the Industrial Goods, Operations, Strategy, and Global Advantage practices.
Brian specializes in working with automotive manufacturers and suppliers on a broad range of strategy, operations, and organizational topics. He is an expert on new mobility and passionate about the potential for the convergence of sharing, autonomous technologies, and electrification to change the world. Brian previously served as co-lead of BCG's support of the World Economic Forum initiative on Future of Urban & Autonomous Mobility. Presently he serves as a member of the Chicago Taskforce on the Future of Transportation and Mobility.
Over the course of his career Brian has led dozens of large scale transformation and growth efforts where he has helped clients in North America, Europe, China, India, and Latin America to define the strategic agenda and build the capabilities needed to deliver step change growth and maximize shareholder return.
Prior to joining BCG, Brian was a partner at Booz & Company and served as an officer in the US Navy.
Industry alone can’t solve the challenges. US government action is needed as well.
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