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Stefano Martinotti

PartnerSan José

Stefano is a Partner in McKinsey & Company Office in San José, Costa Rica. He joined the Firm in 2005

Stefano leads McKinsey's technology across Latin America. He is one of the founders and leaders of the McKinsey Leap service line.

Some examples of his most recent work include:

He led the diagnostic of the IT portfolio, IT architecture, IT infrastructure and IT talent of a major Japanese financial service player. Following the diagnostic he supported the CIO and his team in defining a 3 year IT strategy and lay the foundations for implementation of the levers identified

He defined the IT strategy methodology to align business priorities and IT portfolio for a major financial service group. The methodology has been deployed and is currently used across the 42 countries where the client operates in

He led the diagnostic and the definition of the optimization plan and talent management for the wholly owned IT vehicle at one of the largest financial players in Europe

He led the review of the IT architecture and the underlying IT infrastructure simplification at one of the largest African bank with a focus on reducing costs, increasing time to market and improve agility / standardization across the Group.

He defined the Digital strategy and the underlying IT architecture and IT infrastructure rationalization at one of the largest Middle Eastern banks to lay more solid foundation for a regional expansion.

He led the creation of a number of digital attackers in banking including their underlying infrastructure (mixing on premises towers and cloud services).


McKinsey Technology, Client Case Study: We Helped a LatAm Insurer to Evolve Their IT Op Model and Core Architecture”, McKinsey & Company, june of 2019

Emerging Viewpoints on DevSecOps Execution Strategy”, McKinsey & Company, august of 2022

Accelerating Cloud Journey: Implementing FinOps Practices to Optimize Infrastructure Spend”, McKinsey & Company, august of 2022

Accelerating Cloud Journey: Increase Cloud Adoption and Mainframe Modernization”, McKinsey Quarterly, agosto de 2023


Prior to joining McKinsey, Stefano was an Experienced Manager at Accenture.


Stefano has obtained a MSc in Computer Science Engineering from Bologna University and an MBA from Cambridge University.

He is fluent in Italian (native) and English, Spanish and has proficiency in French and German