About Jeongmin

Jeongmin Seong is a Senior Fellow at the McKinsey Global Institute, McKinsey & Company’s business and economics research arm. He leads MGI research teams in China, working on global as well as China-focused themes. Jeongmin’s recent research has focused on technology, innovation and China’s economic transition. He has co-authored several MGI reports and discussion papers.

Prior to joining MGI, Jeongmin worked with companies around the world focusing on consumer facing industries including consumer electronics, retail, and automotive as an associate partner at McKinsey’s Greater China office. Jeongmin also led McKinsey’s emerging market growth service line.

Prior to joining McKinsey Shanghai office, Jeongmin worked as a product marketing manager at Dell China. Jeongmin is a graduate of Harvard Business School where he received his MBA degree.

Published work

"China's digital economy: A leading global force," McKinsey Global Institute, August 2017

"Artificial intelligence: Implications for China," McKinsey Global Institute, April 2017

"China’s role in the next phase of globalization," McKinsey Global Institute, April 2017

"Capturing China’s $5 trillion productivity opportunity," McKinsey Global Institute, June 2016

"Gauging the strength of Chinese innovation," McKinsey Quarterly, October 2015

"China’s digital transformation," McKinsey Global Institute, July 2014

Education

Harvard Business School
MBA

Korea University
BA in mass communications