Michael Heric is a partner in Bain & Company’s New York office. Michael is a senior member of Bain’s Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) practice and a product leader in the firm’s Performance Improvement practice.
Within the Technology, Media and Telecom sectors, Michael has worked with leading providers across the technology ecosystem, in particular IT hardware, software and services. Michael has led engagements in strategy, performance improvement, M&A and organization.
Michael recently led the development of Bain’s global point of view on cloud computing which addresses the current and future state of cloud—an outlook based on a survey of 500 IT decision makers, 50 CIO interviews, perspectives from 25 cloud providers, and detailed IT workload economic modeling.
Michael is also a member in the firm’s Performance Improvement leaders, where he is a leader of Bain’s Capability Sourcing and Support Function Advantage product suites. He has led engagements with customers and service providers in IT and business process outsourcing, shared services and offshoring.
Michael earned an MBA from Harvard Business School with High Distinction as a Baker Scholar in 1999. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he received with Distinction a Bachelor of Science in economics concentrating in finance from the Wharton School and a Bachelor of Arts in international relations with Distinction from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Michael is currently a member of the advisory board of the Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
- “Rethinking How Finance Uses Digital Tools,” Brief, August 2018
- “Don’t Forget About Existing Technologies,” CFO.com, July 2018, Article
- “Adapting to the Cloud's Mainstream Future,” Forbes.com, March 2017, Article
- “The Changing Faces of the Cloud,” Brief, January 2017
- “A Higher Bar,” Brief, October 2014