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Allen Weinberg

Senior Partner, New York
Works with consumer and corporate financial services firms on IT and operations strategy and redesign

About Allen

Allen leads McKinsey’s IT Performance Management Practice and is a coleader of the Operations & Technology Practice. He has worked with a broad range of financial services companies on IT and operations strategy and redesign.

Examples of his work include developing:

  • a digital strategy for a global universal bank
  • an IT infrastructure offshoring strategy for a global broker-dealer
  • an online strategy study for a leading US retail/high-net-worth brokerage
  • a mid- and back-office redesign project for a commodity-trading organization, focusing on opportunities to reduce errors and implement straight-through processing
  • an IT vision project for a global investment bank, to develop the strategy, governance and metrics for the IT infrastructure and application development group

Allen is also a member of the Social Sector Practice and has worked extensively with the Robin Hood Foundation on strategic issues.

Published work

Achieving digital alpha in asset management,” McKinsey & Company, November 2018

Designing a data transformation that delivers value right from the start,” McKinsey & Company, October 2018

The transformative power of automation in banking,” McKinsey & Company, November 2017

Protecting the enterprise with cybersecure IT architecture,” McKinsey & Company, March 2015

Risk and responsibility in a hyperconnected world: Implications for enterprises,” McKinsey & Company, January 2014

Playing war games to prepare for a cyberattack,” McKinsey & Company, July 2012

How innovators are changing IT offshoring,” McKinsey & Company, October 2009

Education

Harvard Law School
JD

Oxford University
MA, philosophy, politics and economics

University of Pennsylvania
BA, psychology and history