Olaf Acker is a Managing Director Strategy& Germany and leads firms Digital Services practice as well as Technology Strategy in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He has over 15 years of strategy consulting and industry experience serving clients in Europe, North America, and the Middle East. Before joining Strategy&, he worked in the interactive media and financial services industries.
He has led a number of large-scale technology and digital transformation programs, primarily in the communications and technology industries, but also worked on digital strategy across industries, particularly in energy/utilities and chemicals. Olaf Acker comes from a technology background and has a passion for leveraging technology to change the way people work, interact with customers and (r-)evolutionize B2B businesses. He is a regular speaker and moderator at technology-focused companies and publishes IT Foresight, the Strategy&'s global technology thought leadership series.
Olaf Acker holds a master's degree from the University of Würzburg, with emphasis on business computing, marketing, and English language studies; he also attended the executive education program at the London Business School.