About Alessandro

Alessandro joined McKinsey in 2018, following more than two decades offering advisory services in Mexico and Brazil. Deeply knowledgeable in the ways that technology can help companies drive stronger performance, he works with colleagues in the McKinsey Digital Practice to lead strategic transformations.

In his consulting work, Alessandro helps executives address complex strategic and business challenges, deploying powerful technology and digital solutions. He often supports clients in the financial sector, helping them make better use of digital platforms and approaches. By laying out the path for digital transformation, Alessandro helps generate positive sustainable impact for client organizations.

Before joining McKinsey, Alessandro was the CEO of IBM Global Business Services (GBS) in Latin America, leading an organization providing technology consulting, system integration, application management, and business-process outsourcing. Against a changing industry backdrop, including the rise of advanced digital analytics, he led GBS on an important transformation journey.

Before IBM, Alessandro was a senior partner at Accenture, where he held a variety of geographic and practice-area leadership roles. Often working with financial-sector clients, he led large technology-transformation programs. He was also active in the payments sector, helping clients assess investment opportunities and create new business models.

Keenly interested in the future and potential of technology, Alessandro has served as a board member helping to guide the way for Latin American companies in the technology and business-process outsourcing sectors. He is a native Portuguese speaker and is fluent in English and Spanish.

Past Experience

Gesnext Latin America
Chairman, board of directors

IBM Global Business Services, Latin America
CEO
Vice president

accenture
Partner and managing director, Mexico
Director of business development, financial industry, Brazil

Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MS, management of technology

Universidade Federal da Bahia 
BA, electrical engineering