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Kristoffer Thoner

Associate partnerOslo

Helps media, consumer tech, and telecom companies find their way for tomorrow


Kristoffer is an associate partner at McKinsey with a passion for helping consumer tech, media, and telecom clients succeed in a digital age. He is a leader in McKinsey’s telecom, media, and technology community in Nordic countries, and coleads the firm’s efforts in those sectors in Europe.

Examples of his recent work includes:

  • helping a global-news media company reshape its digital-content strategy
  • helping a regional-television broadcaster define their new streaming service
  • helping a global-marketplace company define their new growth strategy and evaluate their portfolio
  • helping a global live entertainment and musical company make beneficial decisions between content and commercial sales
  • helping a global telecom company shift more customers from physical to digital sales

Before joining McKinsey, Kristoffer worked as a political reporter at TV 2 Norway, the country’s largest commercial news broadcaster, and he has also worked as advisor for a country’s Labour Party.

Past experience

TV 2 Norway
Political reporter

Labour Party


London School of Economics and Political Science
MS, political economics

NHH Norwegian School of Economics
BS, economics and business administration