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Miguel Simoes de Melo


Senior Partner. EMEA Head of the Communications, Media and Entertainment Practice
Bain & Company

20+ years consulting experience across Europe/UK, US, Australia and Latin America

•Extensive experience in leading company-wide strategy and transformations programs, for local champions and multinationals across the UK, EMEA, US and Australia. Main focus on telecom, technology, and media sectors. Main focus includes:
o Strategy re-set, transformation program set-up and execution (Opex and Capex), and Media content and OTT/free to air strategy
o Major cost transformation program, incl. content and broadband/mobile wholesale strategy
o Technology strategy (from hosted to SaaS), WoW transformation, and Product led Op Model transformation
o Op model detailed re-design and execution
o Growth Strategy, with focus on B2B Tech AI, and Op Model implications
o Capex zero-based redesign, for major Netherlands Telecom and Media operator

•Leader of all Bain EMEA TMT practice in EMEA. Member of EMEA and UK Ops LT
•Bain Global Board member. Leader in the Strategy & M&A, & Innovation.
•Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania – MBA; University of Pennsylvania– Masters in International Studies
•Entrepreneur, start-up investor and mentor