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Lapo Mori


Advises manufacturing companies on transforming operations and supply chains to achieve world-class operations leveraging disruptive technologies and data

Lapo is a partner at McKinsey’s Denver office, and previously worked in Europe and Asia. He serves clients globally on operational transformations and turnarounds across various industrial sectors including mining, chemicals, agriculture, pulp and paper, and metals.

Lapo has advised clients in over 30 countries with a focus on leveraging disruptive technologies such as AI, advanced analytics, and automation to drive transformational change and achieve world-class operations. He brings a team of more than 40 partners and over 100 experts to deliver cutting-edge digital assets to support optimization of end-to-end supply chains, process controls and automation, and water management.

Published work

AI: The next frontier of performance in industrial processing plants,” McKinsey & Company, September 2023

Clearing data-quality roadblocks: Unlocking AI in manufacturing,” McKinsey & Company, January 2023

Digital transformations: The five talent factors that matter most,” McKinsey & Company, January 2023

A more resilient supply chain from optimized operations planning,” McKinsey & Company, September 2022

Hybrid working models can leverage talent and skills across industries,” McKinsey & Company, July 2022

Building value-chain resilience with AI,” McKinsey & Company, November 2021

Tapping digital’s full potential in pulp and paper process optimization,” McKinsey & Company, August 2021

Succeeding in the AI supply-chain revolution,” McKinsey & Company, April 2021

The potential of advanced process controls in energy and materials,” McKinsey & Company, November 2020

Optimizing water treatment with online sensing and advanced analytics,” McKinsey & Company, October 2020

The mine-to-market value chain: A hidden gem,” McKinsey & Company, October 2020

A safer, smarter future: Working remotely in energy and materials,” McKinsey & Company, May 2020

Using advanced analytics to boost productivity and profitability in chemical manufacturing,” McKinsey & Company, Feb 2018

Unlocking the digital opportunity in metals,” McKinsey & Company, Jan 2018

The current capacity shake-up in steel and how the industry is adapting,” McKinsey & Company, Jan 2018

Past experience

University of Pisa
Postdoctoral fellow

E-Team Squadra Corse
Team manager and technical director


Northwestern University
PhD, mechanical engineering

University of Pisa
MS, mechanical engineering
BS, mechanical engineering