Par Helgesson is a Cutter Consortium consultant and an associate partner at Arthur D. Little. He is passionate about technology and strategy and fascinated by digital technology’s power to disrupt competitive landscapes. Par believes it is necessary to seamlessly connect strategy, innovation, and technology to deliver meaningful, measurable, and sustainable results, and that transformation is not an option; it’s an imperative for dominating and struggling companies alike.
Par has deep expertise with technology-focused M&As, having advised on 80+ projects that focused on DDs, integrations, and carve-outs). Other areas of interest for Par include artificial intelligence, software engineering, programming, database modelling, networks, web technologies, mathematics, economics, and corporate strategy.
Previously, Par was Managing Director, Transactions & Digital at EY in Sweden; Director of M&A Integrations & Carve-outs with Deloitte’s Financial Advisory group; Manager, IT Strategy for Acando; and Senior Business Consultant, IT Strategy and Process Re-engineering at American Management Systems, Inc.
Par earned a Bachelor of Information Technology, Strategic Information Systems from Griffith University, studied in the Stockholm School of Economics’ Strategic Management Executive Education Program, earned a diploma from INSEAD in its International Manufacturing Program and its Corporate Strategy Program, and graduated with a degree in Digital Business Strategy from the Columbia University Business School. He can be reached at email@example.com.