Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Partner, Oliver Wyman

Timocin Pervane leads the Oliver Wyman Forum’s City Readiness initiative and is a partner in the Boston office of Oliver Wyman. Timocin has 20 years of strategy consulting and management experience and has lived in many cities around the world. He currently resides with his family in his hometown of Boston but has also enjoyed being an urban citizen in cities as varied as London, Munich, Brussels, Istanbul, Beijing, and Washington DC.

Throughout his career, Timocin has supported senior executives and private equity clients in developing strategies that have enabled them to grow and thrive in times of accelerating change, on their own and through mergers and acquisitions. He is Oliver Wyman’s global leading partner in creating value through B2B pricing strategies and data monetization across an extensive range of industries. He is also a member of Oliver Wyman Labs, a group focused on high performance analytics.

Before joining Oliver Wyman, Timocin worked for OC&C Strategy Consultants’ information services practice. Before becoming a consultant, he co-founded and led an anti-counterfeiting technology venture. He also drove the formation of an early connected car telematics venture between Ford Motor Company, Peugeot Citroen, and Renault Nissan in Europe.

As leader of the Oliver Wyman Forum’s City Readiness initiative, Timocin leads a team focused on enabling cities to prosper in an age of unprecedented urbanization and technological innovation. He is interested in the power of technological advances to positively impact organizations and society, especially in cities where people, educational institutions, and companies co-exist in close proximity.

Timocin holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, and an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.

MIT Sloan Management Review

How Cities Should Prepare For Artificial Intelligence

It’s time for city administrations and local employers to close AI-related skills gaps.
Kaijia Gu, Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Kaijia Gu
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As a leader of the City Readiness team, Kaijia Gu collaborates with business leaders, academics, and policymakers to identify ways that cities can transform potential waves of disorder into new opportunities for innovation, in part by tapping into the potential of their diverse networks of people and organizations. She has lived in major cities around the world most of her life including Beijing, Xi’an, Ithaca, Boston, New York, and London, where she currently lives with her family.
Kaijia.Gu@oliverwyman.com
Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As leader of the Oliver Wyman Forum’s City Readiness initiative, Timocin Pervane leads a team focused on enabling cities to prosper in an age of unprecedented urbanization and technological innovation. He currently resides with his family in his hometown of Boston but has also enjoyed being an urban citizen in cities as varied as London, Munich, Brussels, Istanbul, Beijing, and Washington D.C.
Timocin.Pervane@oliverwyman.com
SKILLS SEARCH

What Cities Can Learn From Companies About Retraining The Workforce

A skills gap is developing, as many workers today don’t yet have what’s needed for the jobs of the future
Timocin (Timo) Pervane, Axel Miller
Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As leader of the Oliver Wyman Forum’s City Readiness initiative, Timocin Pervane leads a team focused on enabling cities to prosper in an age of unprecedented urbanization and technological innovation. He currently resides with his family in his hometown of Boston but has also enjoyed being an urban citizen in cities as varied as London, Munich, Brussels, Istanbul, Beijing, and Washington D.C.
Timocin.Pervane@oliverwyman.com
Axel Miller
Partner, Oliver Wyman
Axel Miller works at the intersection of Market Infrastructure and Organizational Transformation. Over the past decade he has led many transformation, restructuring, and PMI programs in the Capital Markets, Corporate & Institutional Banking and MI space globally. Furthermore, Axel has led the build out of Oliver Wyman's Transaction Banking business and is taking care of coordinating our work in Securities Services.
axel.miller@oliverwyman.com
AI’S IMPACT

The Impact Of AI On Cities: Poll Results

People Are Split Over If AI Will Make Cities Better Or Worse
Kaijia Gu, Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Kaijia Gu
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As a leader of the City Readiness team, Kaijia Gu collaborates with business leaders, academics, and policymakers to identify ways that cities can transform potential waves of disorder into new opportunities for innovation, in part by tapping into the potential of their diverse networks of people and organizations. She has lived in major cities around the world most of her life including Beijing, Xi’an, Ithaca, Boston, New York, and London, where she currently lives with her family.
Kaijia.Gu@oliverwyman.com
Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As leader of the Oliver Wyman Forum’s City Readiness initiative, Timocin Pervane leads a team focused on enabling cities to prosper in an age of unprecedented urbanization and technological innovation. He currently resides with his family in his hometown of Boston but has also enjoyed being an urban citizen in cities as varied as London, Munich, Brussels, Istanbul, Beijing, and Washington D.C.
Timocin.Pervane@oliverwyman.com
CITIES TO WATCH

The US’ Fastest Growing Technology Metropolises

Explore which cities' technology workforces have grown the fastest.
Timocin (Timo) Pervane, Bryony Henry
Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As leader of the Oliver Wyman Forum’s City Readiness initiative, Timocin Pervane leads a team focused on enabling cities to prosper in an age of unprecedented urbanization and technological innovation. He currently resides with his family in his hometown of Boston but has also enjoyed being an urban citizen in cities as varied as London, Munich, Brussels, Istanbul, Beijing, and Washington D.C.
Timocin.Pervane@oliverwyman.com
Bryony Henry
Associate, Oliver Wyman
As a member of the Oliver Wyman Forum’s City Readiness initiative, Bryony Henry focuses on analyzing data and trends that will shape cities’ futures. Bryony has worked and lived in a number of cities around the world, most recently returning to London after working in San Francisco last year.
Bryony.Henry@oliverwyman.com
DIGITAL DISRUPTION

City Readiness Confidence: Poll Results

People Are Unsure If Their Cities Are Ready for Disruptive New Technologies Like AI
Kaijia Gu, Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Kaijia Gu
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As a leader of the City Readiness team, Kaijia Gu collaborates with business leaders, academics, and policymakers to identify ways that cities can transform potential waves of disorder into new opportunities for innovation, in part by tapping into the potential of their diverse networks of people and organizations. She has lived in major cities around the world most of her life including Beijing, Xi’an, Ithaca, Boston, New York, and London, where she currently lives with her family.
Kaijia.Gu@oliverwyman.com
Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As leader of the Oliver Wyman Forum’s City Readiness initiative, Timocin Pervane leads a team focused on enabling cities to prosper in an age of unprecedented urbanization and technological innovation. He currently resides with his family in his hometown of Boston but has also enjoyed being an urban citizen in cities as varied as London, Munich, Brussels, Istanbul, Beijing, and Washington D.C.
Timocin.Pervane@oliverwyman.com
No Deal

Why Amazon’s Canceled Move To New York Matters To Every City

Cities need to consider both the risks and opportunities that tech giant investments can create
Kaijia Gu, Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Kaijia Gu
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As a leader of the City Readiness team, Kaijia Gu collaborates with business leaders, academics, and policymakers to identify ways that cities can transform potential waves of disorder into new opportunities for innovation, in part by tapping into the potential of their diverse networks of people and organizations. She has lived in major cities around the world most of her life including Beijing, Xi’an, Ithaca, Boston, New York, and London, where she currently lives with her family.
Kaijia.Gu@oliverwyman.com
Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As leader of the Oliver Wyman Forum’s City Readiness initiative, Timocin Pervane leads a team focused on enabling cities to prosper in an age of unprecedented urbanization and technological innovation. He currently resides with his family in his hometown of Boston but has also enjoyed being an urban citizen in cities as varied as London, Munich, Brussels, Istanbul, Beijing, and Washington D.C.
Timocin.Pervane@oliverwyman.com
Davos 2019

VIDEO: Partners Recap City Readiness Breakfast at WEF 2019

A discussion regarding the challenges and opportunities for cities posed by AI
Timocin (Timo) Pervane, John Romeo
Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As leader of the Oliver Wyman Forum’s City Readiness initiative, Timocin Pervane leads a team focused on enabling cities to prosper in an age of unprecedented urbanization and technological innovation. He currently resides with his family in his hometown of Boston but has also enjoyed being an urban citizen in cities as varied as London, Munich, Brussels, Istanbul, Beijing, and Washington D.C.
Timocin.Pervane@oliverwyman.com
John Romeo
Managing Partner and Head of the Oliver Wyman Forum Partner, Oliver Wyman
John sits on Oliver Wyman’s Executive Committee and has over 25 years of consulting experience advising leading private and public-sector institutions. Previously, John was Head of the Americas for the firm, and established Oliver Wyman’s Social Impact program across the region. John also served as the Chair of the firm’s Inclusion Council until 2018, is an author of Oliver Wyman’s annual “Women in Financial Services” Report, and is a proud ally and champion of LGBT issues. He is a board member of Safe Horizon (the largest victims’ services agency in the United States).
John.Romeo@oliverwyman.com
WHO WILL WIN?

Helping Cities Succeed In A Disrupted Future

Some will thrive in the new era, attracting companies, workers, and entrepreneurs. Others will stagnate.
Timocin (Timo) Pervane, Kaijia Gu
Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As leader of the Oliver Wyman Forum’s City Readiness initiative, Timocin Pervane leads a team focused on enabling cities to prosper in an age of unprecedented urbanization and technological innovation. He currently resides with his family in his hometown of Boston but has also enjoyed being an urban citizen in cities as varied as London, Munich, Brussels, Istanbul, Beijing, and Washington D.C.
Timocin.Pervane@oliverwyman.com
Kaijia Gu
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As a leader of the City Readiness team, Kaijia Gu collaborates with business leaders, academics, and policymakers to identify ways that cities can transform potential waves of disorder into new opportunities for innovation, in part by tapping into the potential of their diverse networks of people and organizations. She has lived in major cities around the world most of her life including Beijing, Xi’an, Ithaca, Boston, New York, and London, where she currently lives with her family.
Kaijia.Gu@oliverwyman.com
WHY NEWARK WORKS

Finding The Best City For Getting Things Done

A tech startup owner explains why Newark is a great home base for his business.
Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As leader of the Oliver Wyman Forum’s City Readiness initiative, Timocin Pervane leads a team focused on enabling cities to prosper in an age of unprecedented urbanization and technological innovation. He currently resides with his family in his hometown of Boston but has also enjoyed being an urban citizen in cities as varied as London, Munich, Brussels, Istanbul, Beijing, and Washington D.C.
Timocin.Pervane@oliverwyman.com