Sree Ramaswamy is a Partner at the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), McKinsey’s business and economics research arm. He leads research on the economics of digitization and the economics of multinational corporations. He is responsible for shaping MGI’s research initiatives, leading research on trends in competition, technology, and global forces influencing multinationals.
Sree is also a co-leader of MGI’s research on North America, and has authored reports and articles on the ongoing digital transformation of the US economy, on new investment opportunities, on opportunities and challenges for the NAFTA region, and the role of US multinational firms in the global economy. Sree is a frequent speaker at conferences, policymaker, business, and media roundtables, and media briefings on topics related to his core research and to MGI’s broader themes around global forces, technology, trade and investment, and the global and US economic outlook. His research is frequently cited in the Economist, Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, and Wall Street Journal among other publications.
Prior to joining McKinsey, Sree spent a decade in the US telecom and aerospace sector. He worked in regulatory affairs and engineering research for broadband satellite networks and holds three patents. He has an MBA and Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in engineering and telecommunications. Sree is based in Washington, DC.
Selected published work
“How technology is reshaping supply and demand for natural resources,” McKinsey Global Institute, February 2017
“Here's how to get the U.S. economy to grow 3.5% or more,” Fortune, December 2016
“Why investors may need to lower their sights,” McKinsey Global Institute, April 2016
“Secular stagnation and low investment: Breaking the vicious cycle—a discussion paper,” McKinsey Global Institute, April 2016
“The new global competition for corporate profits,” McKinsey Global Institute, September 2015
“No ordinary disruption: The four global forces breaking all the trends,” McKinsey Global Institute
“Management intuition for the next 50 years,” McKinsey Quarterly, September 2014
“Lions go global: Deepening Africa’s ties to the United States,” McKinsey Global Institute, August 2014
Columbia Business School
University of Pittsburgh