Thomas Rinn is a Senior Partner at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants and is the Global Head of two Competence Centers – Operations Strategy and Engineered Products/High Tech. He provides consulting to companies in different industries – including high tech and aviation – and has a broad expertise on innovation topics. Thomas has published a wide variety of articles, book contributions and interviews on various topics. He joined Roland Berger more than 16 years ago and is heading the Stuttgart office. He holds two degrees in Business Administration, an M.B.A. from Portland State University and a "Diplom-Kaufmann" from the University of Tuebingen.