Mark focuses on serving clients where technologies come together in hard and complex ways for maximum global impact. He coleads the McKinsey Platform for Climate Technologies and founded and leads our Internet of Things (IoT) work globally. He is also a leader in our global Semiconductors Practice and a member of the McKinsey Technology Council.
Mark engages with clients across sectors on strategy and operational topics. He has experience leading a diverse set of engagements, from high growth programs to turnarounds. In all cases, he works closely with management to define a plan and deliver impact.
A passionate believer in the impact that disruptive technologies will have on improving our lives, work, climate, society, and health, Mark has committed his client and professional focus to these issues.
Mark has led programs to support some of the most iconic companies in advanced industries to embrace disruptive technologies across products and operations. He combines an understanding of technology with deep operational experience. His recent work has also included supporting clients in the development of resilient global supply chains and navigation of future manufacturing strategy.
As a leader within our global sustainability work, Mark helped identify 12 global priority technologies and coleads a team of over 500 colleagues now engaged to directly support clients in the development and scaling of the most important technologies for the net-zero transition. Mark is also a champion for decarbonization in key sectors. He coleads our work to support decarbonization in semiconductors, an effort that’s close to his heart and experience.
Mark has hands-on experience in building early-stage high-growth businesses. Prior to McKinsey, he was part of a management team involved in synthetic biology and renewables, which moved from lab to commercial scale and IPO in less than five years. He has also worked in European mobile application software businesses, building on novel natural language progression technology. Mark started his career as an automotive engineer.