About Abhijit

Abhijit serves clients on behalf of our Advanced Industries Practice. He joined McKinsey in 2004 and has spent time in our Delhi and Silicon Valley offices.

His recent client work includes:

  • developing integration-support programs (deal strategy, preliminary diligence, integration planning, and execution) for industry-defining mergers across the semiconductor value chain—which includes equipment, fabless/integrated device manufacturers , and systems—that are well received by the industry and have met strategic and value-capture objectives
  • creating operations-transformation programs for various semiconductor and system companies that have driven 20 to 30 percent improvement in throughput, cost, and cycle time across manufacturing and assembly plants
  • developing R&D-optimization programs (including portfolio strategy, product road mapping, platform strategy, process improvement, and offshoring strategy) that have improved R&D effectiveness and efficiency for semiconductor and systems clients by 15 to 30 percent
  • generating growth-strategy programs for core and noncore business building, including due-diligence projects focused on the semiconductor space for private-equity and corporate-investment organizations

Abhijit also co-led the acquisition and integration of Numetrics, a semiconductor R&D planning and benchmarking McKinsey Solution.

Abhijit convenes McKinsey’s Global Technology Leaders Conference, as well as the R&D Leaders Conference (for semiconductor-related industry executives). He has also spoken on key industry trends and their implications at several industry conferences, including those organized by the Global Semiconductor Alliance and Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International.

Published work

Trend spotting: Qualcomm executives consider the next wave of growth in semiconductors,” McKinsey on Semiconductors, Autumn 2014

Executive perspective: Vincent Roche, CEO of Analog Devices, on the next wave in semiconductors,” McKinsey on Semiconductors, Autumn 2014

The potential shake-up in semiconductor manufacturing business models,” McKinsey on Semiconductors, Autumn, 2013

Will analog be as good tomorrow as it was yesterday?” McKinsey on Semiconductors, Autumn, 2011

Education

Stanford University
MS, electrical engineering

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
BTech, electrical engineering