Visiting Committee – Anand Swaminathan | Weatherhead School at Case Western Reserve University

Visiting Committee – Anand Swaminathan

Anand  Swaminathan, Weatherhead Visiting Committee

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Anand is the leader of McKinsey Digital in Asia, helping organizations across industries unlock the full potential of digital, analytics and data, technology platforms, and digital ecosystems. He helps clients evolve their operating models and transform their businesses to effectively serve their customers while scaling operations efficiently.

Anand is the co-author of Digital @ Scale: The Playbook You Need to Transform Your Company which serves as a playbook for senior leaders in organizations to achieve the full-scale benefits of digital. He serves clients across the consumer, energy, hospitality, advanced industries, and financial services sectors.

Anand works with senior leadership teams and boards to help develop targeted digital strategies, prioritize and mobilize investments and resources to execute on the strategy, drive the culture transformation required for the digital era, and develop the capabilities within the organization to successfully sustain the transformations over time.

Prior to joining McKinsey, Anand spent 19 years at Accenture, most recently as the chief strategy officer for Accenture Digital and a member of Accenture's Global Leadership Council. He led the development and execution of the growth strategy for Accenture Digital including key acquisitions, development of new business models, and the creation of digital platforms. He helped senior leaders across the financial services and retail sectors differentiate and lead their companies in a broad array of markets and segments to create new opportunities for growth and technological advancement.

In September 2015, Anand was named to Fortune Magazine's 40-under-40 most influential young people in business at #18 (full profile).

Anand holds a bachelor degree in economics and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University, where he received the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2014, recognizing alumni or alumnae who have made distinguished and outstanding contributions to his or her profession or field of interest.

Anand is a member of the Board of Trustees at Case Western Reserve University where he serves as a member of the Finance Committee, Research and Technology Transfer Committee, and the Academic Affairs and Student Life Committee. He also serves on the board of directors of Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, where he is also a member of the Governance Committee and the Fund Development Committee.