Michael Majster

Partner

Education

Université Libre de Bruxelles
Master in Engineering Sciences
Vlerick Management School
Master of Business Administration

Past Experience

Accenture
Managing Director

Michael is a Partner based in Brussels, with more than 15 years of experience advising CIOs and CDOs on making strategic changes and achieving tangible results.

Michael has been serving clients on topics including digital transformations and operating models, IT strategy & architecture, and achieving business scale and agility through the cloud, big data, and AI.

Examples of his work include:

  • Designing digital-native business models, organizations, and platforms to cope with disruptions
  • Digital decoupling roadmaps to enable the coexistence of traditional and digital businesses
  • Big data architectures, data monetization, and AI opportunity assessments
  • Designing and implementing new IT operating models to improve the quality of service for internal clients, leveraging AI and automation
  • Office set-up for IT portfolio rationalization and digital value realization

Prior to joining Arthur D. Little, Michael worked for Accenture, advising clients in the utilities, chemicals, and oil & gas industries, across France, Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.

Michael is married to Emilie, and they have two daughters. In his free time, Michael enjoys playing golf and has a passion for music.

Recent Publications

Winning the war for digital talent
Winning the war for digital talent
Businesses across the world are facing a shortage of professional talent and expertise in digital and IT skills and capabilities. For example, a 2021 survey suggested that 76 percent of IT decision-makers worldwide faced critical skills gaps in their departments, an increase of 145 percent since 2016.[1]
Energy retailers’ business model
Phaseout of supply generation assets such as coal, a high demand for gas in Asian markets pushing down European supply, cold weather, and the shortage of Russian gas supply together have led to record energy prices across Europe. Tensions between Ukraine and Russia will likely worsen the already dramatic situation on energy markets. The consequences are dramatic, both for retailers and consumers. On the one hand, there have been a series of electricity and gas retailer bankruptcies, as they have been unable to pass the full cost of the commodity price increase to end consumers.
Unleashing innovation in IT
IT is still often seen as inflexible and costly Digitalization has been at the top of the strategic agenda for over a decade (see Figure 1). IT assets, and the function that manages them, are usually seen as the backbone of the digitalization effort.

Michael is a Partner based in Brussels, with more than 15 years of experience advising CIOs and CDOs on making strategic changes and achieving tangible results.

Michael has been serving clients on topics including digital transformations and operating models, IT strategy & architecture, and achieving business scale and agility through the cloud, big data, and AI.

Examples of his work include:

  • Designing digital-native business models, organizations, and platforms to cope with disruptions
  • Digital decoupling roadmaps to enable the coexistence of traditional and digital businesses
  • Big data architectures, data monetization, and AI opportunity assessments
  • Designing and implementing new IT operating models to improve the quality of service for internal clients, leveraging AI and automation
  • Office set-up for IT portfolio rationalization and digital value realization

Prior to joining Arthur D. Little, Michael worked for Accenture, advising clients in the utilities, chemicals, and oil & gas industries, across France, Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.

Michael is married to Emilie, and they have two daughters. In his free time, Michael enjoys playing golf and has a passion for music.

Recent Publications

Winning the war for digital talent
Winning the war for digital talent
Businesses across the world are facing a shortage of professional talent and expertise in digital and IT skills and capabilities. For example, a 2021 survey suggested that 76 percent of IT decision-makers worldwide faced critical skills gaps in their departments, an increase of 145 percent since 2016.[1]
Energy retailers’ business model
Phaseout of supply generation assets such as coal, a high demand for gas in Asian markets pushing down European supply, cold weather, and the shortage of Russian gas supply together have led to record energy prices across Europe. Tensions between Ukraine and Russia will likely worsen the already dramatic situation on energy markets. The consequences are dramatic, both for retailers and consumers. On the one hand, there have been a series of electricity and gas retailer bankruptcies, as they have been unable to pass the full cost of the commodity price increase to end consumers.
Unleashing innovation in IT
IT is still often seen as inflexible and costly Digitalization has been at the top of the strategic agenda for over a decade (see Figure 1). IT assets, and the function that manages them, are usually seen as the backbone of the digitalization effort.

More About Michael
  • Université Libre de Bruxelles
    Master in Engineering Sciences
  • Vlerick Management School
    Master of Business Administration
  • Accenture
    Managing Director