Partner of McKinsey & Company based in Paris, Eric Hazan is a leader in the Telecom practice and in the Global Media and Entertainment practice of McKinsey.
Eric advises the top management of leading telecom, internet, media, entertainment, and private equity companies in Europe on their most critical business issues. His 15 years of client work has spanned all major telecom/high tech, digital, media, and entertainment segments, including: mobile and fixed telephony, broadband, broadcasting, TV production, consumer publishing, gaming, internet, cable and satellite distribution and sports. Significant part of this work has also been done serving Private Equity funds wanting to invest in the TMT sector. He works extensively as well for public institutions on a variety of strategic and operational issues including country ICT strategies.
In addition to his client work, Eric Hazan has conducted several research projects, such as “Impact of Internet on the French economy” in 2011 and the “Newsroom Barometer” survey with the World Association on Newspapers in 2010.
Eric Hazan has been a member of the French Government commission on press publishing crisis “Les Etats généraux de la presse”. He was also consulted by the French government on the impact of digital on book publishing industry. In the recent past, Eric has also been asked to advice several governments on topics such as digital divide and ICT policy. Finally, together with several French CEOs, he participated to a French government prospective group trying to anticipate the future of globalization.
He is also involved in entrepreneurs associations such as Croissance Plus, the French business association for high growth companies, where he contributes to several development initiatives and is a lecturer in Business Strategy at HEC, French leading school of economics.
Prior to joining McKinsey, Eric was a Director at Arthur D Little (ADL) and the Managing Director of their Global Telecom, Internet, Media and Entertainment practice.