Senior Client Partner, Industrial Manufacturing Lead

Erik Olson is a Senior Client Partner responsible for advising our Industrial Manufacturing clients on how to succeed by releasing the full potential of their people while taking full advantage of Industry 4.0 and Digital Transformation.

As a member of the Global Industrial Markets leadership team, he is also responsible for our Future of Manufacturing solutions.

Mr. Olson has more than 30 years of advisory experience partnering on successful transformations with global manufacturing and supply chain leaders.  His career has focused on numerous strategic imperatives including corporate restructuring, operational effectiveness, digital transformation, functional strategy, journey management, growth enablement, and merger integration.

Mr. Olson joined Korn Ferry from a global advisory firm where he was most recently responsible for their North America Supply Chain & Operations practice across 19 industry segments.

Additionally, Mr. Olson directed the North America Management Consulting practice for a global advisory firm.  Industries in scope included Energy, Utilities, Chemicals, Metals, Mining and Forest Products.

Mr. Olson is active on various Boards including The Posse Foundation, Supply Chain 50 and the University of Denver Transportation Institute.  He also speaks regularly with industry conferences, professional associations and media outlets.

Mr. Olson earned his B.S. in Commerce with a concentration in Finance from the University of Virginia.