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Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Heiyab Tessema
Oliver Wyman


Heiyab Tessema is a Partner in Oliver Wyman’s Digital practice, where he helps clients address their trickiest business problems using technology. He has over a decade of innovative product management and technical delivery experience across healthcare, financial services, retail, and the public sector. At Oliver Wyman, Tessema has directly led the design, development, and roll-out of numerous large-scale agile software projects for clients across North America and Europe. His teams have crafted and embedded solutions that run the gamut of process digitization, data pipelining, advanced analytics, and intuitive user interaction — all in support of improving outcomes in a smarter way. Tessema also advises clients who find themselves needing to innovate and deal with market or internal constraints simultaneously, on how to successfully deliver user-centric technical solutions. This includes coaching clients seeking to effectively establish and scale their own agile capabilities. Outside of work, Tessema is passionate about mentorship and bridging the equity gap for underrepresented communities inside and outside of technology. He earned his Master of Engineering Management from the Thayer School of Engineering and the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He also earned his Bachelor of Arts in engineering sciences modified with economics and his Bachelor of Engineering in environmental engineering, both from Dartmouth. He holds certifications in Scrum and AgilePM.

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