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Helena Šarkanová

Partner, Prague
Helps clients transform their companies into more agile organizations while utilizing the latest digital and omnichannel capabilities

About Helena

Helena coleads the Prague office's Mckinsey Digital Practice. Her primary focus is on digital-enabled transformations, including agile and advanced analytics in the telecommunication and banking industries.

Helena has been developing digital strategies and leading agile, advanced analytics, and commercial-excellence transformations across Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Examples of Helena‘s recent client work include the following:

  • leading agile-at-scale transformations for several banking clients, including defining target operating models, detailing chapter- and squad- level design of tribes and centers of excellence (CoE), and supporting launch and stabilization of wave 1 tribes
  • managing a cross-border agile transformation in the IT organization of a leading universal bank, including designing tribes and CoE and developing strategy to maximize engineering focus and expertise maturity of IT employees
  • designing advanced-analytics-enabled margin-management program for a high-tech distributor, including the launch of more than 10 use cases and the design of an analytics CoE
  • implementing an advanced-analytics-enabled churn management program for a universal bank
  • developing a digital strategy for a national payments scheme
  • leading multiple commercial-excellence transformations across the banking, telecommunications, and energy retail industries

Education

Wharton University
MBA

Cambridge University
MA, management