About Jeongmin

Jeongmin Seong is a Senior Fellow at the McKinsey Global Institute, McKinsey & Company’s business and economics research arm. He leads MGI research teams in China, working on global as well as China-focused themes. Jeongmin’s recent research has focused on technology, innovation and China’s economic transition. He has co-authored several MGI reports and discussion papers.

Prior to joining MGI, Jeongmin worked with companies around the world focusing on consumer facing industries including consumer electronics, retail, and automotive as an associate partner at McKinsey’s Greater China office. Jeongmin also led McKinsey’s emerging market growth service line.

Prior to joining McKinsey Shanghai office, Jeongmin worked as a product marketing manager at Dell China. Jeongmin is a graduate of Harvard Business School where he received his MBA degree.

Video

A minute with the McKinsey Global Institute: Jeongmin Seong on China’s digital economy,” McKinsey Global Institute, December 2017

Published work

How competition is driving AI's rapid adoption,” Harvard Business Review, October 2018

The emerging world's high achievers,” Project Syndicate, September 2018

Outperformers: High-growth emerging economies and the companies that propel them,” McKinsey Global Institute, September 2018

Notes from the frontier: Modeling the impact of AI on the world economy,” McKinsey Global Institute, September 2018

Commentary: How China became a digital leader,” Fortune, December 2017

Digital China: Powering the economy to global competitiveness,” McKinsey Global Institute, December 2017

"China's digital economy: A leading global force," McKinsey Global Institute, August 2017

"Artificial intelligence: Implications for China," McKinsey Global Institute, April 2017

"China’s role in the next phase of globalization," McKinsey Global Institute, April 2017

"Capturing China’s $5 trillion productivity opportunity," McKinsey Global Institute, June 2016

"Gauging the strength of Chinese innovation," McKinsey Quarterly, October 2015

"China’s digital transformation," McKinsey Global Institute, July 2014

Education

Harvard Business School
MBA

Korea University
BA in mass communications