Bernhard is a Senior Partner at Roland Berger with a strong background in manufacturing technologies and operations. Together with his team he continuously analyzes and publishes latest developments in the field of manufacturing: Beside the analysis and strategic positioning of companies along the Next Generation Manufacturing framework, this includes deep dives into manufacturing technologies, e.g. 3D-printing or graphene, but as well topics around digital production, like Industrie 4.0, IoT or the use of 5G in production environments.
Bernhard graduated at the RWTH Aachen in production technology and prepared his Dr.-Ing. thesis in the field of metal forming. After 10 years in scientific research and the automotive industry he supports since more than 15 years the manufacturing industry as a consultant.