Manuel Bauer is a Manager at Innosight, where he applies Innosight’s deep expertise in business model innovation combined with his nine years of practical experience in the chemical industry, first as a consultant at McKinsey & Company and later as innovation manager at Clariant.

During his 5 years at McKinsey, Manuel focused on strategy and re-organization programs for chemical and pharma clients across Europe and the Middle East. At Clariant, he co-developed and globally implemented the new “Idea-to-Market” innovation process in two of Clariant’s largest GBUs. He also led one of Clariant’s largest new business development projects, which included the design of an entirely new business model, customer-centered prototyping and value proposition development.

Manuel holds a Master in Chemistry from the University of Wuerzburg (Germany) and a doctoral degree in Innovation Management from the University of Muenster (Germany).