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Michal Skalský

Partner, Prague
Advises clients, mainly banks and insurance companies, on how to discover their full digital potential and help them to acquire, build, and operate digital capabilities to transform their businesses

About Michal

Michal is the head of McKinsey Digital in Central and Eastern Europe. He is also a co-leader of our enterprise architecture work and a member of our Banking and Insurance Digital and Operations Practice.

Having worked on four continents (Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America),his focus is on large-scale digital and IT architecture transformations, digitization of key customer journeys, and improvements of time-to-market and productivity. As a member of the firm’s Banking and Insurance Digital and Operations Practice , he also assists clients in redesigning their cross-border, operating models, post-merger integrations, cross-border operations, cost management, rapid simplification and digitalization, agile and lean initiatives, and more.

Examples of his work include the following:

  • leading rapid simplification and digitization projects for key customer journeys, including client on-boarding and different types of lending (mortgage, deposits and investment advisory, bank insurance model)
  • auditing a number of large-scale core banking system replacement programs and other large IT programs, proposing strategies to get the projects back on track
  • designing more than ten large-scale IT core platform and architecture transformations, defining a business case for many of them
  • Developing lean implementation in infrastructure, application development, and maintenance
  • defining business-driven target IT architecture roadmaps
  • designing and overseeing post-merger management for banking, insurance, and energy clients

Education

Kellogg School of Management
MBA

University of Hradec Králové
MSc, management information systems