As a member of Boston Consulting Group's Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) and Operations practices, Chris Richard focuses on all aspects of the semiconductor industry—especially operations. He works with semiconductor and high tech-clients in the US and worldwide.

Chris's unique background in engineering, systems design, supply chain, manufacturing, and leadership, informs his work in supply chain and manufacturing operations, operational excellence, and supply chain strategy. He joined BCG in 2022, bringing over 30 years of experience helping clients solve their most complex problems with a mix of innovative thinking and pragmatic implementation and change management practices. In his current role, he helps clients solve strategy and operational issues through digitally enabled transformations—using modern technologies to address age old supply chain challenges.

Prior to joining BCG, Chris was a partner at PRTM Management Consultants, A. T. Kearney, and Deloitte Consulting. Before becoming a consultant, he served in a number of operations and engineering leadership roles at Intel Corporation. He started his career as an officer in the US Army.


  • Master of Science, electrical engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
  • Master of Science, business management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
  • Bachelors of Science, electrical engineering, United States Military Academy