AlixPartners bolsters Digital team with AI and data science expert Hoyoung Pak

03 October 2022

NEW YORK (October 3, 2022) - AlixPartners, the global consulting firm, today announced that Hoyoung Pak has joined as a Managing Director in the firm’s Digital practice. He is based in the Chicago office. Hoyoung brings extensive experience in both management consulting and industry executive roles in applying AI to the Private Equity, Consumer, Retail, and TMT industries. In addition, he has expertise in consumer insights, retail analytics, pricing, and digitally enabled operations.  

Prior to joining AlixPartners, Hoyoung was Chief Operating Officer (COO) at SGS & Co., a global design and packaging graphics firm headquartered in Chicago. In this role, he has driven an enterprise-wide transformation that reduced costs for the company by 30% using a combination of offshoring and automation. He also helped co-lead the sale of SGS & CO to a private equity firm. Hoyoung launched AI and machine learning capabilities to increase revenue through new offerings, increase speed of delivery, and improve efficiency. Previously, he held senior roles in technology and retail companies, including Uptake Technologies, Ace Hardware, and Groupon, where he applied AI to increase automation for significant revenue and EBITDA gains. Before moving into industry, Hoyoung spent almost a decade in consulting.

Hoyoung received his MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and holds PhD, MS, and BS degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois. He was a five-time national martial arts champion in the North American Sport Karate Association circuit and played the character Donatello in the movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle II.

“I’m delighted to welcome Hoyoung to AlixPartners,” said Angela Zutavern, Managing Director and Lead of the Digital practice in the Americas at AlixPartners. “Hoyoung’s expertise in developing transformative AI programs that can help clients unlock real value from their data combined with his broad knowledge of AI and machine learning capabilities will be of great value to our clients looking to improve productivity and efficiency and increase revenue in these times of increasingly intensifying disruption.”

About AlixPartners

AlixPartners is a results-driven global consulting firm that specializes in helping businesses successfully address their most complex and critical challenges. Our clients include companies, corporate boards, law firms, investment banks, private equity firms, and others. Founded in 1981, AlixPartners is headquartered in New York and has offices in more than 20 cities around the world. For more information, visit