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Kevin Wei Wang

Senior Partner, Hong Kong
Greater China leader of McKinsey Digital. Helps leading consumer-facing companies and technology leaders develop competitive strategies and innovative operating models, enabled by digital technology.

About Kevin

Kevin is the leader of McKinsey Digital in Greater China. Kevin primarily focuses on helping leading consumer-facing companies, as well as internet and technology leaders, develop competitive strategies and innovative operating models, enabled by digital technology.

Recent examples of Kevin’s work include:

  • Helped a leading Chinese ecommerce platform player to optimize their retail (1P) and open platform (3P) business models. Built an automation and analytics back “middle office” capability to support their omni-channel, multi-format business model expansion.
  • Advised several leading global consumer brand players to develop their China digital and omnichannel strategies (including channel strategies, consumer engagement models, data analytics, and core technology stacks for China). Formulated collaboration models with leading Internet ecosystem players.
  • Helped a leading Chinese grocery retailer to design and scale up a new omnichannel business model, and build their digital and analytics middle-office capability to improve customer experience, merchandising, and retail operations effectiveness. Helped them to expand their supply chain capability and build a new B2B supply chain platform business.
  • Advised several leading Chinese high tech manufacturing companies to develop global operating models, (including supporting their overseas M&A deals and integration. Helped them to digitize E2E business processes including R&D, supply chain, go-to-market (GTM), and support functions, in a multi-year process and IT transformation. Helped these manufacturers to evolve their GTM model to enable them to compete in China’s omnichannel retail environment. This included developing new retail format innovations.
  • Advised leading global internet and tech companies to develop strategies and GTM models in China. Identified target segments, developed value propositions, and formed partnerships that enabled them to succeed in the China market.

Kevin leads McKinsey’s annual research into digital consumer behavior in China, is co-author of the McKinsey Global Institute’s landmark study of China’s digital economy, and is a prolific writer on technology topics in leading English and Chinese-language publications.

Recent research and publications

Reports

China digital consumer trends in 2019,” McKinsey & Company, September 2019

China digital consumer trends in 2019,” McKinsey Global Institute, December 2017

China digital consumer trends in 2019,” McKinsey & Company, April 2016

Articles

A blueprint for remote working,” McKinsey & Company, March 2020

What Chinese consumers want from fresh-food retailers,” McKinsey & Company, April 2019

Using analytics to turbocharge China’s e-commerce performance,” McKinsey & Company, June 2016

 

Education

INSEAD
MBA with Distinction

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
B.E. in Communication Engineering