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Kjartan Landgraff Kalstad


Leads McKinsey Digital in the Nordics. Helps companies transform their core business and build new businesses, leveraging technology & data

Kjartan is a partner in McKinsey's Nordic office, out of Oslo. He is part of our Nordic leadership team, currently leads McKinsey Digital in the Nordics, and is passionate about ideating, building & scaling new products, services or businesses for our clients. With his experience across industries, Kjartan brings deep expertise in how to create organizational change, build and scale organizations and talent, and create digital, scalable businesses in corporate or startup environments. Kjartan also coleads our work with startups, venture capital, and accelerators in the Nordics, as well as Leap Academy globally.

Kjartan advises leading technology & B2C companies globally. Recent examples of his client work include the following:

  • Building new digital B2B and B2C platforms for a global travel industry leader
  • Establishing an analytics platform for a leading media company to improve their churn & retention practices
  • Building and scaling an insurance strategy & product offering for a leading global online travel agency
  • Digitizing a real estate broker, building the world’s broadest housing ecosystem with relevant and contextual products and services
  • Developing and building circular economy textile business for global technology player
  • Developing and building modular construction platform for housing company to radically take down cost, time and Co2 to build
  • Building and scaling a green shipping software & AI ecosystem 

Published work

What Norway’s experience reveals about the EV charging market,” McKinsey & Company, May 2023

Past experience

Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Statistics Norway, Research Department


University of Warwick
MSc, economics

University of Warwick
BSc, economics