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Ankur Ghia

Senior PartnerWashington DC

Specializes in helping public- and private-sector organizations to use technology to transform their product and service delivery, reduce costs, and optimize the customer experience

Ankur leads our work in digital and analytics in the public sector across North America. He has spent more than 15 years supporting national and local governments; civilian, defense, and intelligence agencies; and leading corporations in driving transformational change.

As a thought leader in digital, artificial intelligence (AI), and analytics, Ankur has pioneered the use of technology to help organizations deliver products, services, and capabilities in innovative new ways to delight customers, reduce costs, and secure competitive advantage. In the course of more than 100 projects, he has advised clients on analytics and AI strategies, digitization and technology modernization, cost and productivity transformations, megaproject management and rescues, organization design and performance assessments, customer-experience design, omnichannel strategies, M&A due diligence, postmerger management and integration, and strategic sourcing and procurement initiatives.

Ankur serves leading businesses from a broad range of industries, including high tech, telecoms, financial services, retail, manufacturing, and private equity.

In addition to his client work, Ankur is the host of McKinsey’s annual Insight to Innovation Summit (i2i), a forum that acts as a bridge between government institutions and Silicon Valley.

Published work

Accelerating data and analytics transformations in the public sector,” McKinsey & Company, March 2021

Scaling digital in the public sector: Building blocks for the future,” McKinsey & Company, November 2020

Accelerating AI impact by taming the data beast,” McKinsey & Company, March 2020

Capturing value from IT infrastructure modernization in the public sector,” McKinsey & Company, November 2019

Advice from Silicon Valley: How tech-sector practices can promote innovation in government,” McKinsey & Company, July 2018


The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

University of Texas
BBA, finance