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Vik Bellapravalu

Solution Associate Partner
Builds and delivers advanced-analytics-enabled software to companies in banking, real estate, and private equity


Vik is the senior solution leader of McKinsey’s Financial Services Lab (FinLab), serving private-equity-owned, banking, and real estate companies. He is an experienced product manager who focuses on building software enabled by advanced analytics across use cases, including retention and attrition, credit assessment and early warning indicators, cross-sell, pricing, and robotic process automation (RPA).

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

  • developing an early warning indicator system using advanced analytics for a global credit manager
  • leading the build of a retention model and save-desk application for a private-equity-owned home services business
  • building a pricing data application across multiple legacy client systems to enable go-forward pricing campaigns and testing for a pharmaceutical client

Before joining McKinsey, Vik was a product manager at a worldwide financial-technology-solutions organization, where he was responsible for enterprise-facing web and application programming interface (API) product design and development. Before that, he cofounded, the largest global event database for sales and investment management professionals. He also served as a long/short equity analyst at a $1.5 billion hedge fund and as an investment banking analyst for global financial institutions.

Past experience

Bloomberg Enterprise Solutions
Product manager

VL Financial Associates
Cofounder and technical CEO

Tracer Capital Management
Investment analyst

Investment banking analyst


Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Princeton University
BSE, operations research and financial engineering