Massimo Russo is a senior partner emeritus and senior advisor at Boston Consulting Group, and a former member of the firm's Industrial Goods; Operations; Technology, Media & Telecommunications; and Strategy practices. He is a BCG Henderson Institute Alumni Fellow. During his fellowship, Massimo focused on the data economy, including what the data economy is, its value, the challenges of data sharing, and how firms can navigate the changing landscape of opportunity. Prior to becoming a Fellow, Massimo led BCG's Technology Advantage practice in North America.

Massimo helps clients build competitive advantage through technology, with a focus on industrial clients. Since joining BCG in 2001, he has advised clients across a number of sectors, including automotive, engineered products, and technology. He played a lead role in supporting the Presidential Task Force on the Auto Industry in evaluating the restructuring of General Motors and Chrysler.

Before joining BCG, Massimo worked at GE Aircraft Engines, leading its group. He started his career as a product development engineer for Product Genesis.


  • MBA, Harvard Business School
  • MSc, mechanical engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • BS, mechanical engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


  • Three patents for 3-D printing, medical, and automotive products
  • Led research at MIT Media Lab on 3-D tactile interfaces for virtual environments