High Tech
High Tech

Helping innovators innovate

We work with high tech companies around the world—from start-ups to multinationals—to improve operations and create value.

Featured capabilities

Fast Growth Tech

We have been working with the next generation of leading venture- and private-equity-backed growth-stage innovators and their... investors. Our team has partnered with more than 70 leading firms, delivering projects through start-up-size teams.

Internet of Things

IoT gives our clients the opportunity to solve some of their most intractable business challenges; to improve the way they work... internally and the way their products and services work for their customers.

Our people

Guido Frisiani

Senior Partner, Milan
Supports leading technology, telecommunications, and media companies to shape strategies and capture growth opportunities in the converging digital...

Brian Gregg

Senior Partner, San Francisco
Enables clients to achieve above-market growth by combining advanced analytics, consumer insights, and agile operating models to power commercial...

Richard Lee

Senior Partner, Seoul
Works with leading technology, media, telecommunications, and private-equity clients to enable digital transformations that capture value

James Manyika

Chairman and Director, McKinsey Global Institute, and Senior Partner, San Francisco
Leads research on global economic and technology trends and serves many of the world's leading high tech companies on growth, innovation, and...

Kelsey Robinson

Partner, San Francisco
Partners with industry leading consumer-facing companies to drive top-line growth through ideation and implementation of strategies, including...

Lareina Yee

Senior Partner, San Francisco
Advises high tech, media, and industrial companies on digital sales and marketing strategies to achieve above-market growth

Impact stories

Building up lean processes reduces development times and improves quality

Using lean software development processes increased productivity by one-third and reduced time-to-market by 30 percent.

Granular understanding of opportunities in China marketplace spurs growth

A hardware manufacturer develops a tailored go-to-market model for each customer cluster and a customized approach for each dealer... category to increase market share by 5 percent in 12 months.

Innovative collaboration techniques improve productivity across global teams

Social networking and improved personal communications tools reduce wasted time by more than 20 percent for distributed software... development teams.

Insights uncover untapped markets for handset manufacturer

Targeting high-value segment in an underserved market and developing new brand strategy increases market share by 20 percent in... one year for mobile-phone manufacturing OEM.

From our blog

Blog post

Picking up signals at Mobile World Congress

– Mobile World Congress is one of the world’s largest technology shows, right up there with the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Berlin’s IFA and Taipei’s Computex, as a highlight of the tech calendar.

Featured insight

Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Digital America: A tale of the haves and have-mores

– While the most advanced sectors, companies, and individuals push the boundaries of technology use, the US economy as a whole is realizing only 18 percent of its digital potential.

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