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Ting Wu


Ting Wu


Serves global automotive and components companies with extensive experience serving global automakers and suppliers

Ting is a partner of McKinsey’s Automotive & Assembly Practice in Shenzhen with extensive experience serving global automakers and suppliers. He also has broad experience in serving industrial players and private equity funds. Ting currently leads the future mobility work in China and is a coauthor of our latest perspectives on new energy vehicles (NEV) in China. Functionally, Ting is the hub leader for corporate finance at McKinsey in Greater China.

Recent examples of his work include the following:

  • supporting an NEV-focused fund to identify investment opportunities and formulate fund strategies
  • helping several OEMs adjust their overall strategies and product planning in light of NEV developments and new mobility trends
  • supporting a leading shared-mobility company on a series of strategic projects related to market entry, new business models, and partner selection
  • assisting a new OEM in the NEV space in building up its organization, governance, and key business functions and processes, and leading a cross-functional and cross-cultural team to launch the client’s first-generation product
  • leading a large-scale transformation project for over 4 years for a major local automotive OEM in China
  • helping a global automotive OEM integrate its sales company into a new joint venture with a major Chinese state-owned enterprise

Prior to joining McKinsey, Ting conducted equity research on the airline industry in North America for Lehman Brothers.

Ting coleads our recruiting efforts for McKinsey Digital.

Published work

From sci-fi to reality: Autonomous driving in China,” McKinsey & Company, January 2023

The next frontier for AI in China could add $600 billion to its economy,” McKinsey & Company, June 2022

Winning the Chinese BEV market: How leading international OEMs compete,” McKinsey & Company, May 2021

Building better batteries: Insights on chemistry and design from China,” McKinsey & Company, April 2021

From no mobility to future mobility: Where COVID-19 has accelerated change,” McKinsey & Company, December 2020

Five COVID-19 aftershocks reshaping mobility’s future,” McKinsey & Company, September 2020

How to drive winning battery-electric-vehicle design: Lessons from benchmarking ten Chinese models,” McKinsey & Company, July 2020

Winning the race: China’s auto market shifts gears,” McKinsey & Company, December 2019

Expanding electric-vehicle adoption despite early growing pains,” McKinsey & Company, August 2019

How China will help fuel the revolution in autonomous vehicles,” McKinsey & Company, January 2019

The global electric-vehicle market is amped up and on the rise,” McKinsey & Company, May 2018


Columbia University
PhD, economics

Columbia University
BA, mathematics