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Kushagra Gupta


Serves the Technology, Media & Telecommunications Practice, with a special focus on digital strategy, people supply chain, and delivery operating models

Kushagra is a partner at McKinsey’s Mumbai office and a member of the Technology, Media & Telecommunications Practice in Asia. He has served multiple global IT service providers, digital specialists, offshore product development (OPD), and software R&D companies across strategy, at-scale delivery modernization and optimization, organization design, and business building.

Kushagra also advises private equity companies and strategic investors on due-diligence projects and has supported some of the largest deals in this space.

Examples of Kushagra’s recent work include the following:

  • leading a delivery and operating model transformation for a top 5 global IT services player
  • diagnosing and developing a margin expansion strategy for a leading business process management company
  • leading a talent supply chain transformation for an OPD company to accelerate digital fulfillment
  • advising a leading PE client on due diligence for a US-based next-gen digital IT services company
  • advising a leading Indian conglomerate on mid-term strategy formulation in the high-tech defense, aerospace, and shipbuilding sector

Published Work

How to avoid the pitfalls of IT crowdsourcing to boost speed, find talent, and reduce costs,” McKinsey & Company, June 2018

Detection and prevention of botnets and malware in an enterprise network,” International Journal of Wireless and Mobile Computing, May 2012

Past Experience

Senior business analyst


Indian School of Business

London Business School
MSc, finance

VJTI, Mumbai University
BTech, computer engineering