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Aamer Baig

Senior Partner, Chicago
Helps companies in advanced industries use digital methods and advanced analytics to deliver transformational impact

About Aamer

Aamer is a senior leader of McKinsey Digital for our advanced industries work, which includes the aerospace and defense, automotive and assembly, and advanced electronics sectors. For the past 20 years, Aamer has helped clients use digital technologies to drive innovation, transform customer experience, and improve productivity, while building organizational capabilities to sustain impact.

Examples of his recent client work include the following:

  • developing and delivering a digital-and-analytics transformation agenda for a global aerospace and defense company
  • conceiving and delivering on the full impact potential from an enterprise-wide transformation of a global industrial company
  • leading the successful merger of two service companies in the defense sector and supporting the successful merger a pair of major computing hardware companies
  • helping a large US state with its transformation agenda across a variety of program areas, including health and human services, technology, corrections, and economic development

In addition to his client work, Aamer is the global learning lead for McKinsey Digital, responsible for creating and delivering programs that build digital and analytics capabilities for all McKinsey consultants.

Published work

Accelerating the impact from a tech-enabled transformation,” McKinsey & Company, November 2019

Why industrials should pursue a tech-enabled transformation now,”, November 2019

Data as jet fuel: An interview with Boeing’s CIO,” McKinsey Quarterly,, January 2018

Five keys to digitizing aerospace and defense companies,”, December 2017

Facing digital disruption in mobility as a traditional auto player,”, December 2017

How US state governments can improve customer service,”, December 2014

Transforming public-sector IT: An Interview with the World Bank’s CIO,”, December 2010

Past experience

Diamond Management & Technology Consultants
Managing partner, Financial Services Practice

American Management Systems (now CGI)


Carnegie Mellon University

University of Texas at Austin
BBA, management information systems