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Danielle Hinton

Associate PartnerWashington DC

Serves private-and public-sector clients on digital and analytics transformations; counsels leaders across sectors on inclusive economic growth topics with a focus on strategy and execution to close the digital divide

Danielle Hinton, PhD, is a leader within McKinsey’s Public & Social Sector and Technology, Media & Telecommunications Practices in the United States. She helps private- and public-sector clients optimize product and service delivery, reduce costs, and improve customer experience via technology-driven digital and analytics transformations.

Danielle is also a leader of the firm's work on strategy and execution to close the digital divide. She has expertise across high-speed internet infrastructure deployment, digital inclusion, and the design and execution of initiatives to capture the value of investments and drive inclusive economic growth across residents, small businesses, corporations, and government agencies.


Inclusive infrastructure investment: How to empower communities,” McKinsey & Company, September 2023

Let’s close the digital divide once and for all for Black communities,” The Hill, April 2023

Virtual health for all: Closing the digital divide to expand access,” McKinsey & Company, March 2023

Closing the digital divide in Black America,” McKinsey & Company, January 2023

McKinsey helps advance racial equity through Black leadership development and more,” McKinsey & Company, October 2022

Are states ready to close the US digital divide?,” McKinsey & Company, June 2022

Federal systems

Boston Consulting Group

Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Advanced networks, technical staff

Nokia Bell Labs
Wireless research, technical staff


Massachusetts Institute of Technology
PhD, electrical engineering
MEng, electrical engineering and computer science
BS, electrical engineering

University of Cambridge
BA, theology