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Saahil Malik


Serves clients across the United States, the Middle East, Africa, Southeast Asia, and Australia; focuses on new business ventures, strategy, and due diligence, and large-scale digital transformations

Saahil is a core leader in the firm’s Telecommunications, Media & Technology and McKinsey Digital Practices. He advises global clients across the telecommunications, media, technology, and financial services sectors on topics including strategy, due diligence, and digital transformation. He has helped many clients to launch new ventures, transform operations, and drive cost-transformation programs.

Saahil’s recent client experience includes the following:

  • helping telecommunications and financial services firms to launch products and develop new businesses
  • assisting with the launch of a purely digital telecommunications company in Malaysia by designing a new operating model and leveraging agile methodology to build a minimum viable product in five months
  • helping an Asian insurer launch a new device insurance business by advising on market entry strategy, value proposition, regional business case, and IT architecture design while providing support for the launch
  • helping set up a strategic partnership for a digital credit proposition between a Southeast Asian telco operator, a fintech, and a bank by assisting the companies during agreement negotiations, designing the customer experience, and implementing the market launch
  • supporting the digital transformation journey of the E2E transformation of a Southeast Asian telco operator, including value proposition and technical support across multiple IT partners
  • developing a digital maturity assessment and a digital transformation road map for an Asian telco operator
  • helping a defense industry group assess the commercial potential of a cyber product for use across multiple geographies, strategies, and due diligences

Prior to joining McKinsey, Saahil was an entrepreneur and an advisor to several seed and growth-stage start-ups, and a partner at Oliver Wyman.


Oliver Wyman


Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
MBA, finance, entrepreneurship

The University of Texas at Austin
BA, economics honors