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Robert Levin

Senior PartnerBoston

Leads the consumer Digital and Analytics Practices in North America and works with consumer packaged goods, retail, and healthcare companies to deliver outperformance through digital, analytics, and data transformation

Robert is a partner in the Boston office of McKinsey & Company. He leads the consumer Digital and Analytics Practices in North America and the Boston office of McKinsey Digital, where he focuses on digital and analytics transformations for consumer and healthcare clients.

Examples of recent client experiences include:

  • developing the digital, analytics, data and automation strategy, road map, and implementation for global confectionery, pet-food, and coffee companies
  • redesigning the technology organizations for global beverage, spirits, and beer companies
  • supporting post-merger IT integrations and disentanglements for global beverage and coffee companies
  • transforming support functions for consumer and healthcare companies through digital, analytics, and automation

Robert has also led the development of two McKinsey software solutions now supporting around 100 clients.

Prior to McKinsey, Robert was CEO of an online media distribution start-up and an IT strategy and operations consultant at Computer Sciences Corporation. He graduated with honors from Harvard University.

Published work

Rewired and running ahead: Digital and AI leaders are leaving the rest behind,” McKinsey & Company, January 2024

Breaking the code: Unlocking digital and analytics at scale for consumer goods,” McKinsey & Company, October 2021

What’s on CIOs’ minds during the coronavirus crisis,” McKinsey & Company, April 2020

Solving the digital and analytics scale-up challenge in consumer goods,” McKinsey & Company, March 2020

Maximizing the value of G&A,” McKinsey Quarterly, June 2016

Driving the top line with technology: An interview with the CIO of Coca-Cola,” McKinsey & Company, March 2013

Winning with IT in consumer packaged goods: Seven trends transforming the role of the CIO,” McKinsey & Company, March 2013


Harvard University