Michael Rosenthal

Executive Vice President, Global Operations

As executive vice president of Global Operations, Michael Rosenthal is charged with supporting and accelerating IRI’s operating excellence efforts as well as bringing to market the company’s next-generation data-integration solutions. He leads IRI’s efforts to deliver a unique competitive advantage in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) market with advanced technology that delivers forward-looking insights, prescriptive analytics, and an open, democratized, real-time set of platforms. 

Prior to joining IRI, Rosenthal held multiple leadership positions as a senior vice president at Accretive Health. During his tenure, he delivered against a broad set of responsibilities, including managing a P&L of $350 million in gross revenue, managing large client relationships, running day-to-day operations, launching new service offerings, and overseeing a number of strategic initiatives.

Before Accretive Health, Rosenthal was a partner at McKinsey & Company, where he served as a leader in the Operations & Technology practice. Rosenthal served as a senior counselor to Fortune 100 COOs, CIOs, business unit leaders, and other executives on operations, technology, organization, and strategy issues. His tenure at McKinsey lasted more than 10 years with a client base that included global investment banks, securities services firms, stock exchanges, market data and information providers, and private equity firms in cities around the world. His client engagement experience covers a wide span of business functions, including the development of growth strategies, the design and optimization of global operating models, and the execution of large change programs.

Rosenthal earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering and a second bachelor’s degree in economics from The University of Pennsylvania. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania.