Adrian P. Hofer is responsible for hoferundpartner’s consulting and research activities in the field of product portfolio management. He has gained experience in over 25 industry projects in medium to large sized internationally operating companies on product family design, market segmentation, modularization, product platforms, process redesign, cost calculation and cost management.
Adrian P. Hofer specialized on the topic of product family design since he graduated from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in 1997. In 2001 he earned a doctorate from the University of St. Gallen (HSG) with a thesis on “Management of Product Families: Competitive Advantage through Platforms”. He began his professional career parallel to his thesis as a consultant in the field of variety management, product/market strategy and product architecture.