Consulting your Career in 2021 with Kevin Sneader, Global Managing Partner at McKinsey & Company
Online Zoom Conference
Please join YJP and Kevin Sneader , Global Managing Partner at McKinsey & Company on February 24th at 5:15pm ET as we discuss how to manage your career with the top global consulting firm. Through this mentorship initiative, young professionals will have the opportunity to explore strategies to drive innovation. Our digital community will have the opportunity to partake in an intimate and candid discussion with a Q&A session.
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This event is complimentary for:
Virtual members and above levels.
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Kevin Sneader is the Global Managing Partner of McKinsey & Company and is based in New York.
Kevin joined McKinsey in London in 1989. He later worked from the firm’s Beijing, Paris, and Hong Kong offices before moving to the United States in 2001, when he became Managing Partner of McKinsey’s New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC, offices. He went on to become Managing Partner of the firm’s practice in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and he later served as Chairman of the Asian offices from 2014 to 2018.
Kevin is involved in multiple charitable and other foundations and is a Trustee of the Brookings Institution. He holds a degree in law with first-class honors from his hometown University of Glasgow and an MBA with highest distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was designated a Baker Scholar.
As founder and CEO of global software design and development firm MentorMate, Björn Stansvik has steered the company’s vision from inception to 700 full-time employees, accelerating digital ideas with end-to-end technology services since 2001.
Björn has worked in high-tech and strategic business development in Europe, Latin America, and the United States at leading companies including Procter & Gamble, Ericsson, and Arthur D. Little prior to founding MentorMate in 2001.
Björn remains a guiding force for MentorMate, constantly challenging the team to explore the boundaries of new technologies like AI and cloud computing and to pioneer digital innovation in healthcare as well as entering new geographic markets. Under his leadership, the company has grown its design and technical capabilities across multiple industries.
MentorMate was named a Top ICT Employer in Bulgaria, and the Star Tribune included MentorMate on its Top 150 Workplaces list. The newest of its seven offices opened in AstraZeneca’s BioVentureHub in Gothenburg, Sweden in 2016.
Björn holds a Master’s of Science in Business Administration from the Gothenburg School of Economics and has completed a Master’s thesis in Industrial Economics at the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden.
As a recognized technology innovator, Björn has won numerous distinctions and is a regular speaker to business groups on entrepreneurship, technology, and management.
Siby Vadakekkara is the founder, Chairman, and CEO of Marlabs, a NextGen Digital Technology Solutions company based out of New Jersey. Siby’s vision and leadership led Marlabs to grow into a Digital Technologies company in a short span of time. Siby is Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist and also the sole inductee in the (Inc. Magazine’s) Inc. 500 Hall of Fame for making it to the Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing private companies in the US. He is also ranked among outstanding 50 Asian Americans in business along with the “Best Boss” award from Fortune Small Business Magazine (FSB).
SIby is an alumnus of the college of engineering, Trivandrum, Texas Tech University, and Harvard business School. Siby is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and a Charter Member of the Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE). He is a mentor and digital advisor for Columbia’s executive master’s program in technology management.
Emilia Slotnick is a Relationship Manager for C-Suite members of The Wall Street Journal. She graduated from Syracuse University in 2015, and is currently enrolled in Johns Hopkins University's Organizational Leadership program. She is also a member of the Young Professionals Committee of the Crohns and Colitis Foundation, Greater New York Chapter.