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Alok Kshirsagar

Senior PartnerMumbai

Advises companies across a broad range of industries on globalization issues, performance improvements, and sustaining large-scale transformative change

Alok Kshirsagar is a senior partner at McKinsey who has worked in our New York, London, and Mumbai offices. He leads client service for several major global companies located across Asia, Europe, and North America.

Alok is a leader in the People & Organizational Performance Practice in Asia, helping clients sustain transformational change by unlocking the potential of people through implementation excellence and capability building.

He is president of the National Association for the Blind in Karnataka. He serves on the board of PRS Legislative Research and is on the next-generation-leaders board of the Indian School of Business. The World Economic Forum named him a “Young Global Leader” in recognition of his commitment to international business and public policy.

Alok was a National Merit Scholar at St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai and an Inlaks Scholar at the University of Oxford.


Reimagining India: A conversation with Alok Kshirsagar and Gautam Kumra,” McKinsey & Company, December 2013

Published work

Scaling up: How founder CEOs and teams can go beyond aspiration to ascent,” McKinsey & Company, November 2022

Adapting workplace learning in the time of coronavirus,” McKinsey & Company, March 2020

Digital India: Technology to transform a connected nation, McKinsey Global Institute, March 2019

How multinationals can win in India,” McKinsey Quarterly, March 2012

Practical savings opportunities: Consumers should be offered products backed by gold or real estate,” Economic Times, February 2012

Quality services key for banks to retain loyal customers,” Economic Times, July 2011

Leading from the front,” India Today, January 2011


University of Oxford
MA, philosophy, politics, and economics

St. Xavier's College, Mumbai
BA, economics