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Notable McKinsey & Co. Alumni Database

Curated by Kenton Kivestu, ex-Google, ex-BCG, Founder at RocketBlocks
Published: September 15, 2017 | Last updated: May 8, 2020

Alumni samples | Curation criteria | McKinsey alumni table

Welcome to the Notable McKinsey & Co. Alumni Database project. It's a simple project we've put together to keep track of all the incredible McKinsey & Co. alumnus and what they're up to.

Here is a quick sample of McKinsey alumni leading impressive companies: (Top)

  • Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Alphabet (Google, YouTube, etc.)
  • James Gorman, the CEO of Morgan Stanley
  • Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook

Criteria for curating the Notable McKinsey alumni database: (Top)

  • Business: which McKinsey alumni are leading top global companies (eg, Google, Facebook, Boeing)
  • Start-ups: which McKinsey alumni have founded and leading hot startups (eg, The Muse)?
  • Government / non-profit: which McKinsey alumni are in leading government or non-profit positions (eg, Govenor on US Federal Reserve Board)?
  • Wild card: which McKinsey alumni have notable achievement in arts, culture or entertainment (eg, Winner of Survior: Cook Island)?

Searchable McKinsey & Co. alumni table (Top)

ClassAlumnusSectorRoleCompany / OrganizationGender
BusinessSundar PichaiTechnologyCEOGoogle, part of the Alphabet GroupMale
BusinessSheryl SandbergTechnologyCOOFacebookFemale
Gov/npChelsea ClintonNon-profitVice ChairmanClinton FoundationFemale
BusinessVittorio ColaoTelecommsCEOVodafoneMale
BusinessJulian DayRetailCEORadioshackMale
BusinessJames GormanFinanceCEOMorgan StanleyMale
BusinessKen HicksRetailCEOFootlockerMale
BusinessHubert JolyRetailCEOBest BuyMale
BusinessAndrew T. KearneyClient servicesFounderA.T. KearneyMale
BusinessJorgen Vig KnudstorpRetailCEOThe LEGO GroupMale
Start-upsKathryn MinshewTechnologyFounder & CEOThe MuseFemale
Start-upsNaveen TewariTechnologyFounder & CEOInMobiMale
BusinessTidjane ThiamFinanceCEOCredit SuisseMale
BusinessTad SmithFinanceCEOSotheby'sMale
BusinessJames McNerneyTransportationCEOBoeingMale
BusinessDelphine ArnaultRetailEVPLouis Vuitton (LVMH Group)Female
BusinessOliver BateFinanceCEOAllianzMale
Gov/npPeter OrzagFinanceDirectorCongressional Budget Office, Obama AdminMale
Business Pamela Thomas-Graham Media & Entertainment CEO CNBC Group Female
Gov/npTom CottonGovernmentSenatorState of ArkansasMale
Gov/npLael BrianardGovernmentGovernorUS Federal ReserveFemale
BusinessMarla BeckRetailCEOBluemercuryFemale
BusinessPeter Thum RetailFounder & CEOEthos WaterMale
Gov/npJack MarkellGovernmentGovernorState of DelewareMale
Wild cardYul KwonArts & CultureWinnerSurvivor: Cook IslandMale
Start-upsAmy ChangTechnologyCEOAccompanyFemale
BusinessMargo GeorgiadisMedia & EntertainmentCEOMattelFemale
Start-upsColin EvranTechnologyFounder & CEOYard ClubMale
Start-upsNick WeaverTechnologyFounder & CEOEeroMale
Start-upsMeaghan RoseTechnologyFounder & CEORocksboxFemale
Start-upsBrad HooverTechnologyCEOGrammarlyMale
BusinessBob HaasRetailCEOLevi Strauss & Co.Male
Gov/npCharlotte HoggFinanceCOOBank of EnglandFemale
BusinessMarius KloppersIndustrialsCEOBHP BillitonMale
Start-upsTomoko NambaEntertainmentCEODeNaFemale
BusinessIan NarevFinanceCEOCommonwealth Bank GroupMale
BusinessRoger PerryMedia & entertainmentCEOClear ChannelMale
BusinessPhilip PurcellFinanceCEOMorgan StanleyMale
Start-upsCyriac RoedingTechnologyFounder & CEOShopkickMale
BusinessJonathan SchwartzTechnologyCEOSun MicrosystemsMale
BusinessKevin SharerHealthcareCEOAmgenMale
BusinessGerald StorchRetailCEOToys R' UsMale
BusinessMiles WhiteHealthcareCEOAbbot LabrotoriesMale
BusinessPeter WuffliFinanceCEOUBSMale
Start-upsDavid SacksTechnologyFounder & CEOYammerMale

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