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Steve Van Kuiken

Senior Partner, New Jersey
Brings technology solutions to help healthcare companies transform operational performance and increase market responsiveness

About Steve

Steven Van Kuiken is a senior partner with McKinsey’s New Jersey office and is the North American leader of McKinsey Digital. He focuses on strategy development, organization, operations, and technology and has led numerous digital transformations for large organizations across sectors.

As the leader of McKinsey Digital in North America, Steve is responsible for the group of partners and consultants who focus their client activities on digital strategy and execution, and on leading digital transformations. Prior to this role, Steve founded and led the firm’s digital work in healthcare. Steve is a frequent contributor to leading publications and conferences.

Examples of Steve’s recent client work include the following:

  • leading the digital transformation of a multisector global healthcare organization, developing new Internet of Things-enabled products, shifting development capabilities to agile@scale, moving 95 percent of new application deployments to the cloud, and standing up new digital capabilities across businesses
  • developing and supporting the implementation of a comprehensive sourcing approach for a leading global asset manager that reduces cost, introduces new capabilities, and increases speed of development through optimizing the mix of internal and external resources
  • restructuring a Fortune 50 health insurer, radically reducing cost throughout the business, developing new cross-functional processes, and remaking the experience of customers and clients through new digital capabilities

Published work

Reseeding growth in the Garden State,” McKinsey & Company, July 2017

Four keys to successful digital transformations in healthcare,” McKinsey & Company, April 2017

What executives should know about open data,” McKinsey Quarterly, January 2014 

Past experience

Baxter Healthcare
VP, information technology

Andersen Consulting


Hope College
BA, economics and history