Sven Michaelis Egon Zehnder, Hamburg
Sven Michaelis, based in Hamburg, leads Egon Zehnder’s Chief Information Officers (CIO) Practice in Germany and also focuses on semiconductors (IDM/foundries), electronics (equipment and electronic manufacturing services), and cleantech/renewable energy. He conducts local and international executive search for senior IT, business process, and operations leaders. Sven counsels leading multinationals as well as mid-sized and start-up companies in organizational design and development and talent strategy. He also engages in management appraisals, leadership development consulting, and supports executives transitioning into new roles. Sven is active in Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Communications, Industrial, Energy and CleanTech, Executive Assessment and Development, and Sustainability Practices.More
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Sven was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, based in Hamburg and Detroit, where he worked on strategy and operations consulting for high tech, industrial, automotive, and private equity clients in Europe and North America. Previously, Sven was a Product Development Engineer at Infineon Technologies/Siemens Semiconductors in Munich, where he developed MEMS-based sensors for automotive and mobile communication applications.
Sven earned an MSc in Electrical Engineering and a PhD in Microelectronics/MEMS from University of Bremen.