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Philipp Ernst

Senior Expert - McKinsey & Company

Philipp is a senior innovation expert at McKinsey, focusing on tech-enabled innovation in the industrial sector. He is co-leading McKinsey’s Innovation Practice in Europe and driving the efforts on quantum technologies, as part of McKinsey’s Quantum Technology Council.

Philipp works with leading companies in the quantum technology and industrial space on building up their innovation operating model and identifying and implementing promising opportunities. He has worked across several elements of the quantum computing value chain, from equipment to hardware, software, and application. He focuses on sustainability-related innovations.

Philipp has published several articles on R&D and innovation, green business building as well as quantum computing. He holds a PhD in quantum optics and an MA in Japanese studies.


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