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.