" Semiconductors are the heart of our digital society – Roland Berger’s Advanced Technology Center offers a unique cross-industry approach to address the issues of today and tomorrow. "
Thomas Kirschstein is a Partner in Roland Berger's Advanced Technology Center, focusing on consulting for semiconductors, electronics, and artificial intelligence hardware.
He holds an MBA from INSEAD and is located in our Hamburg office. With over 15 years of global consulting experience, his primary focus is on the semiconductor industry, where he has advised fabless companies, IDMs, foundries, investors, and governmental institutions. He has a strong expertise in the semiconductor equipment industry, including lithography, etching, and deposition.
Thomas Kirschstein specializes in strategy, R&D, regionalization/deglobalization, growth initiatives, and M&A, including commercial, technical, and operational due diligence.
He is an expert for resilient semiconductor sourcing and cost containment for automotive and industrial companies, advising them on managing semiconductor shortages through both task force management and proactive measures to prevent future chip shortages, such as owning semiconductors and source-to-risk initiatives.
Always at the forefront of innovation in consumer and automotive electronics, Thomas Kirschstein is an expert in disruption and technological innovation. He uses his hands-on experience to provide clients with highly relevant and actionable recommendations for their business.