Mr. Michaelis’ career spans 24 years, multiple industries and geographies, having held leadership positions for world-leading consultancies such as McKinsey & Company and Accenture and corporations such as Bertelsmann and American Express. Mr. Michaelis has been at the forefront of digital transformation throughout his career and is a seasoned expert in identifying opportunities from digital technologies, designing new approaches and business models, and then executing and successfully scaling them through a combination of organic and M&A-driven growth. Throughout his career Mr. Michaelis has been driving M&A and the integration of acquisitions to accelerate and scale business for the corporations and the clients he has served – with significant M&A experience across Asia, Europe and North America.
Since 2013, Mr. Michaelis has been based in Singapore and held senior leadership roles at Accenture as Managing Director responsible for Digital in Southeast Asia and most recently as the responsible for transformation in consumer facing industries for the Growth Markets region (APAC, Africa Middle East and Latin America), designing and executing integrated technology-led transformation journeys for his clients across experience, enablement and efficiency layers. Mr. Michaelis is deeply entrenched into the global innovation and technology ecosystems and a recognized thought leader for corporations, tertiary institutions and government-linked enterprises.