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Alexander Sukharevsky

Senior Partner
Leads QuantumBlack, AI by McKinsey, globally, working across industries to redefine business models and improve performance through the responsible use of artificial intelligence and technology

About Alexander

Alexander is a senior partner and the global leader of QuantumBlack, AI by McKinsey, since 2020. He has overseen QuantumBlack’s expansion and emergence within the firm as a recognized leader in applied artificial intelligence. He leads digital operations around the world and focuses on scaling the use of artificial intelligence through the development of proprietary assets and partnerships with an ecosystem of leading technology companies.

Before taking on his role with QuantumBlack, Alexander was the leader of McKinsey Digital in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. His work spans industries and countries, redefining business models while improving performance through the responsible use of artificial intelligence and technology.

Alexander is a recognized thought leader on topics of artificial intelligence and digital transformation, publishing articles in leading business publications and speaking frequently at global conferences. He is a co-author of the book Digital @ Scale: The Playbook You Need to Transform Your Company. Alexander serves on McKinsey's Technology Council, which gathers top global technology leaders and McKinsey experts to assess and to track trends in business and technology.

Prior to joining McKinsey, Alexander worked with leading private equity and venture capital institutions, and managed sales and operations for a leading global consumer company.

Published work

The state of AI in 2021,” McKinsey & Company, December 2021

How boards can help digital transformations,” McKinsey & Company, June 2021

Grocers can fuel growth with advanced analytics,” McKinsey & Company, June 2021

The five core IT shifts of scaled agile organizations”, Mckinsey & Company, April 2021

Disruption & Uncertainty. The State of Grocery Retail 2021”, McKinsey & Company, March 2021

How a Russian retailer is building a next-generation grocery business,” McKinsey & Company, March 2021

Driving digital change during a crisis: The chief digital officer and COVID 19,” McKinsey & Company, April 2020

Digital @ Scale: The Playbook You Need to Transform Your Company,” McKinsey & Company, September 2019

Mathematics of the luxury market in Russia,” McKinsey & Company, June 2018

A new reality for the Russian consumer industry,” McKinsey & Company, September 2017

Podcast

Driving digital change during a crisis: The chief digital officer and COVID-19,” McKinsey & Company, September 2020

Education

INSEAD
MBA

Tel Aviv University
BA, business administration
BSc, computer science