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Kim Baroudy

Senior PartnerCopenhagen

Serves clients in the telecommunications, technology, private-equity, and financial-technology sectors—including financial institutions—with deep experience in large-scale strategic, digital, and operational transformations

Kim is the head of McKinsey’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications Practice in Europe. He is also part of the core leadership team in McKinsey’s Financial Services Practice and serves a large number of principal investors and private-equity clients globally.

Kim’s work centers on technology and digital, serving clients across industries on strategy development, corporate finance, and large-scale operational and digital transformations.

Examples of his recent client work include helping global and regional telecommunications operators lead transformations; helping banks, wealth managers, and insurance companies to review strategy; and developing strategic, commercial, and operational transformations for financial-technology businesses.

Published work

Delayering: An organizational overhaul for growing Europe’s telcos,” McKinsey & Company, February 2023

Hard choices: How Europe’s start-ups can navigate the journey from centaur to unicorn,” McKinsey & Company, November 2022

Winning formula: How Europe’s top tech start-ups get it right,” McKinsey & Company, August 2021

Entrepreneurship beyond Silicon Valley,” McKinsey & Company, July 2021

Reinventing telco networks: Five elements of a successful transformation,” McKinsey & Company, January 2019

Unlocking value from IoT connectivity: Six considerations for choosing a provider,” McKinsey & Company, March 2018


Copenhagen Business School
MSc, finance and accounting
BSc, international business