Jan Gudat joins Digital & Entrepreneurship practice of Roland Berger

11 July 2023 Consultancy-me.com 2 min. read
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Hot on the heels of welcoming new partners focus on aviation and sustainability, Roland Berger has added another new partner. Jan Gudat joins the firm’s Digital & Entrepreneurship practice.

Jan Gudat has already been a partner at Roland Berger since early 2022, and now transitions from Germany to the Middle East. Based out of Dubai, he advises clients on topic within the digital innovation spectrum, with a focus on smart cities, digital transformation, emerging technologies such as industry 4.0 and the internet of things, and data.

Gudat brings experience across sectors to the consulting firm, including in automotive, manufacturing, and oil & gas.

Jan Gudat joins Digital & Entrepreneurship practice of Roland Berger

Having kicked off his career at an international IT services company, Gudat then moved on to a Big Four consulting firm, where he focused on developing digital innovations. Over the course of his career, his focus shifted towards adopting holistic approaches that enable the successful implementation of Industry 4.0 strategies across enterprises.

“We are confident that Jan’s unique blend of strategic innovation, pragmatic industry experience, and academic excellence will further drive our vision and will undoubtedly reinforce our position at the forefront of digital innovation and transformation, bringing a fresh perspective and new opportunities for our clients,” said Elias Aad, Partner and Head of Roland Berger’s Digital & Entrepreneurship practice in the Middle East.

Santiage Castillo, Managing Partner of Roland Berger in Dubai said: “Jan has been developing strategies that accelerate the digital transformation cross-industry in highly innovative environments. He will advise our clients on developing and realising sustainable business models by mastering the complexity of leveraging new technologies and innovative methods across organisations.”

A firm believer in the transformative power of entrepreneurship, Gudat predicts: "The region will be a key driver of innovative and global business models in the coming years. The willingness to change, combined with the available private equity and venture capital, will fuel the region, and massively impact the external perception in the foreseeable future.”

One of the world’s and region’s leading strategic consulting firms, privately-held Roland Berger has over 3,000 employees worldwide, 300+ of which operate out of the firm’s five Middle East offices.