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Mahi Rayasam

Brings deep experience (across peer-reviewed and client implemented impact) in AI and advanced analytics, innovation and product development, P&L management, performance transformations, and executive coaching; and extensive industry experience in diverse fields such as AI powered product builds, consumer technology, and systems-thinking and enablement in healthcare

Mahi is a partner in our Columbus, Ohio, office, a member of the Healthcare Practice, and a leader of healthcare analytics by McKinsey. He partners with organizations across the healthcare value chain to radically transform operating models and cost structures, rapidly improve performance, and build distinctive analytics and product development capabilities. Mahi has led major transformations across a range of payers, health systems—both regional and national—and investor-backed, tech-enabled healthcare services companies.

As a coleader of Healthcare Analytics by McKinsey, Mahi incubates and delivers healthcare analytics use-cases, algorithms, and software tools that are central to transformation programs across the healthcare value chain.

Examples of his recent client work include the following:

  • Gen AI strategy, use case prioritization, implementation roadmap and business value capture at a national healthcare company
  • supporting private equity-backed healthcare services portfolio companies grow into adjacencies enabled by data and analytics
  • leading large multi-level transformations at large managed care organizations to improve patient outcomes and organizational capabilities
  • developing new venture and commercialization strategies for an established national payer

Published Work

Payment integrity in the age of AI and value-based care,” McKinsey & Company, December 2023

Improving US orthopedic care via patient-centric pathways,” McKinsey & Company, September 2023

AI ushers in next-gen prior authorization in healthcare,” McKinsey & Company, April 2022

Natural language processing in healthcare,” McKinsey & Company, December 2018

Using machine learning to unlock value across the healthcare value chain,” McKinsey & Company, August 2018

Past Experience

Microsoft Corporation
Product development

Advanced Micro Devices / GlobalFoundries
Product development


Purdue University
PhD, engineering with specialization in applied mathematics and AI

Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management
MBA, finance and marketing

Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai
BTech, engineering