About Daniel

Daniel leads the Telecommunications, Media, and Technology Practice in Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Based in Warsaw, in 2011-15 Daniel served as the managing partner of McKinsey & Company in Poland.

Daniel specializes in strategy; large-scale transformation programs in areas of network operations, convergence and customer experience; and advanced analytics in churn, pricing, and capital expenditures.

His recent work includes:

  • developing a new strategy and leading a large-scale transformation program for a mobile operator
  • leading performance programs and culture transformation work
  • supporting late-entrant mobile operators on their path to market leadership
  • co-leading development of governance rules and law definition for state-owned enterprises aimed at separating political influence from business
  • helping define governance rules for newly acquired entities by a multi-national holding company
  • evaluating new ventures and consolidation opportunities
  • guiding extensive transformations of fixed incumbent players

His clients include management boards and private equity firms, venture capital firms, and holding companies with telecom assets. Daniel has also served clients in the energy and transportation sectors.

Daniel joined McKinsey as a business analyst in 1994 and has served clients from offices in London, Dubai, Moscow, and Warsaw.

Selected Published Work

"Winning the rush for data services in the Middle East and Africa," McKinsey Quarterly, May 2016

"5 opportunities for Poland," McKinsey and Forbes, October 2015

"A Window of Opportunity for Europe," McKinsey Global Institute, June 2015

"How Poland can become a European growth engine," McKinsey & Company, February 2015

"Poland 2025: Europe's New Growth Engine," McKinsey & Company, January 2015

Education

Harvard University
MBA
1998