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Alan Hannaway

Distinguished Product ManagerLondon

Leads product strategy for QuantumBlack, AI by McKinsey, and helps organizations leverage technology to scale and sustain AI development capabilities

Alan leads product strategy for QuantumBlack Labs within QuantumBlack, AI by McKinsey, which is the firm’s global center of excellence and innovation for AI and machine-learning product development. He leads the group’s product strategy, management, and development efforts, and works with cross-functional teams of product leaders, engineers, and designers to ensure our innovation roadmap meets the needs of our clients.

He has deep expertise on the development of tools and technology services that help improve the scalability, accessibility, sustainability, standards, and quality of systems based on machine learning. A cocreator of QuantumBlack Labs, he helped scale it into a multidisciplinary center of learning and innovation. QuantumBlack Labs technology currently augments the AI capabilities of hundreds of clients.

Prior to joining McKinsey, Alan commercialized his postgraduate research developing data services for the entertainment industry and led a large product development team at a leading music technology platform.


University College Dublin
BS, MS, computer science