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Ari Libarikian

Senior Partner, New York
Advises insurers on growth, business-performance improvement, and operations and technology

About Ari

Ari leads McKinsey’s digital and analytics work in the insurance sector, helping the largest insurance companies in the world on a broad range of issues, from growth to business-performance improvement. He also plays a role in developing cutting-edge knowledge related to insurance.

In addition, Ari leads the firm’s efforts to digitize its client-service processes, helping practices bring a broad range of technology and data assets to their clients.

Some examples of his recent client work include the following:

  • developing the corporate strategy for a global insurer
  • leading the development of an analytics strategy for a multinational insurer
  • designing a new technology and digital strategy for a US life insurer

Published work

Insurance 2030—The impact of AI on the future of insurance,” McKinsey & Company, April 2018

Raising returns on analytics investments in insurance,” McKinsey & Company, July 2017

Advanced analytics: Nine insights from the C-suite,” McKinsey & Company, July 2017

Harnessing the potential of data in insurance,” McKinsey & Company, May 2017

The advance of analytics,” McKinsey & Company, March 2017

Straight talk about big data,” McKinsey Quarterly, October 2016

Transforming into an analytics-driven insurance carrier,” McKinsey & Company, February 2016

Unleashing the value of advanced analytics in insurance,” McKinsey & Company, August 2014

 Getting infrastructure offshoring right,” McKinsey & Company, July 2009

Past experience

Nortel Networks
Optical networks engineer

Nokia Bell Laboratories (Lucent Technologies)
Research associate

Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MS, computer science, electrical engineering

McGill University
BEng, electrical engineering