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Ferry Grijpink

Senior Partner - McKinsey & Company

As part of McKinsey’s Global Telecom, Media & Tech leadership, Ferry advises companies on the impact of new technologies (e.g., 5G & Analytics) on their strategy & business models. Ferry has shaped strategies that leverage new technologies to create innovative new businesses around the globe (e.g., in The Netherlands, South-Africa, Malaysia, Australia, Ghana and Singapore).

Ferry has served leading Telecom, Tech and Media companies in Europe, Africa and
Asia on a wide range of issues related to strategy, digital transformation, and
technology. Some of his recent work includes supporting a cloud player on its 5G/EDGE
Telco strategy, the 5G strategy of a large North American telco, the 5G IoT strategy of
OEM, spinning out the B2B/Cloud services from a Telco into a new global Tech
company, setting up a new mobile operator in Asia and supporting 3 fast growing
tech-start-ups to shape market entry strategies.

Ferry has launched 4 operator (2 in Europe, 1 in Africa, 1 in Asia) and several other new
business for his clients. He also co-founded McKinsey Centre for Advanced
Connectivity, which help clients from various industries to identify opportunities that arise
from new connectivity solutions such as 5G and LEO satellites.
Before relocation to Amsterdam, Ferry was based in Singapore were he led McKinsey
TMT practice in South East Asia