Wilderich Heising is a Principal at the Boston Consulting Group. He is a core member of BCG's operations centre and the lean manufacturing team. He specialises in 3D printing, digitisation, industry 4.0 as well as manufacturing strategies and network optimisations. Wilderich offers additive manufacturing advisory services for material and equipment companies, governments as well as users of the technology. He obtained master’s degree from the Darmstadt University of Technology in Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering. Wilderich also holds Ph.D. in Engineering from the Technical University of Berlin.