About Shivanshu

Shivanshu Gupta is a partner in McKinsey’s Bangalore office, which he helped found. He has worked in McKinsey’s Delhi and Boston offices, serving clients across North America, Europe, India, and China.

Shivanshu is a leader in McKinsey’s global Operations and Advanced Industries Practices and leads McKinsey Product Development Practice in India. He has helped shape McKinsey’s thinking on product development in emerging markets, and has helped clients globally to develop the right products at the right cost for emerging markets. He serves clients on operational transformations, as well as strategy, business building, and organisational issues.

He serves Indian family-owned businesses as well as multinationals across sectors including automotive, industrials, high tech, consumer electronics, and pharmaceuticals. He has collaborated with industry bodies such as the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on topics including product development, R&D, and innovation.

Shivanshu was a founding member of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in India, where he helped define the strategy, set up the organisation in India, and kick-start the HIV prevention programme, “Avahan.”

Published work

The future of mobility in India: Challenges & opportunities for the auto component industry,” McKinsey & Company, September 2017

Developing winning products for emerging markets,” McKinsey Quarterly, May 2013


Harvard Business School

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MS, mechanical engineering

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
BTech, manufacturing science and engineering (Director's silver medal)