Roger Yang is a senior manager in West Monroe Partners’ Mergers & Acquisitions practice, based in Los Angeles. He has nearly two decades of experience building businesses, optimizing portfolio companies, and consulting with companies across a wide array of industries.
Roger Yang is an accomplished turnaround executive with a strong track record for delivering value. His experience and skilled leadership has helped organizations increase their sales pipelines, streamline operations, accelerate time to market, create the ability to scale operations. Over the course of his career, he has worked with organizations in such diverse industries as aerospace, automotive, semiconductors, software, medical devices, consumer packaged goods, energy.
Roger joined West Monroe Partners in 2017 from Allied Minds, an innovation company that forms, funds, manages, and builds startups based on early-stage technology. A vice president, he held several board-appointed interim management and operating roles with portfolio companies. He also served on the committee responsible for assessing new technologies in the physical sciences and led due diligence processes with a focus on cleantech, aerospace, robotics, and the semiconductor industries. Additionally, he managed relationships and deal flow from partner universities and national laboratory partnerships on the west coast.
Previously, he was a vice president in the Performance Improvement practice of AlixPartners, a consulting firm that provides operational and financial advisory services to underperforming companies worldwide. He led post-merger integration projects, advised investors on M&A deals, and directed several strategic sourcing efforts. He was also a manager in A.T. Kearney’s Operations practice for more than six years, where he led several manufacturing strategy, strategic sourcing, supply chain optimization, and sales and operations planning projects for clients around the world.
Roger earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego and a Master of Science degree in Industrial Administration (MBA) from Carnegie Mellon University.