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Tolga Oguz

Senior Partner, New York
Serves financial institutions globally on growth, productivity, and technology

About Tolga

Tolga is a senior partner in McKinsey’s New York office. As a leader of McKinsey’s Transformation and Financial Services practices, he has led numerous transformation programs involving productivity, digital, strategy, automation, and technology.

Examples of Tolga’s recent work include the following:

  • driving a full-scale revenue and cost transformation driven by technology at an insurance organization
  • launching and delivering a program for holistic-earnings improvement and capability building at various regional banks
  • implementing a program for revenue and cost improvement at a US-based consumer lending organization
  • leading an end-to-end digital process redesign and automation program at a global consumer bank
  • driving a program of automation and lean management at a leading global provider of securities services
  • launching an operating-model transformation focusing on process improvement, automation, technology architecture, location strategy, and organizational design covering middle and back-office areas at a global capital-markets company

Prior to joining McKinsey, Tolga spent eight years at a leader of commercial vehicles in Europe and Turkey in multiple functions including engineering and marketing. In his most recent role, Tolga led the marketing function for the company.

Published work

Unlocking the potential of deeper customer-agent-insurer relationships,” McKinsey & Company, November 2021

Maximizing agile productivity to meet shareholder commitments,” McKinsey & Company, October 2021

“How US mid-cap banks can solve the conundrum of scale in technology,” McKinsey & Company, November 2019

“A note to the CEO: It’s time to cut through the noise on productivity,”> McKinsey & Company, September 2019

“For US banks: A time for transformation,” McKinsey & Company, March 2018

“Using lean in wholesale financial services,” McKinsey & Company, November 2011


Harvard Business School

Boğaziçi University
MSc, mechanical engineering