"I bridge the gap between the world of business and the world of physics. My high-tech clients appreciate business consulting based on a profound understanding of markets and technologies."
Dr. Michael Alexander joined Roland Berger in 2014 as a Partner in our Industrial Goods and Services unit. He is an industry expert in the electronics and semiconductor business and co-leads Roland Berger's Advanced Technology Center. His recent consulting work has centered on strategy, business development and R&D management, with a special focus on electronic component industries. He has carried out successful projects for international electronics, semiconductor, renewables and machinery groups in Europe, Japan, Southeast Asia and the US.
Michael brings more than 15 years of management experience in Europe and Asia to Roland Berger. He holds several Advisory Board seats in the B2B industry and science community. He also spent five years with another large international consultancy.
Prior to his work in industry and consulting, he pursued an academic career at the Max-Planck-Institute of Solid State Research and as a Post-Doc at the Industrial Research Institute (IRI) in Yokohama, Japan. In 1991, he received the "Young Scientist Award" from the Werner-von-Siemens-Ring Foundation.
Michael holds a Master’s degree in Physics from the University of Munich (LMU) and a PhD from the University of Stuttgart in Semiconductor Physics. Prior to his academic education he also received vocational training in banking.