Speakers

Chris Wigley

Chris Wigley

Position

Partner

Company

QuantumBlack (a McKinsey Company)

Description

Chris is Solution Partner at QuantumBlack, the AI boutique of McKinsey & Company. He focuses on driving QuantumBlack’s international growth, helping clients unlock their performance potential through machine learning and AI. Chris enjoys collaborating with teams with incredible depth of knowledge in their specialist fields to solve the world’s most challenging problems. He loves the breakthroughs that come from expanding possibilities with alternative approaches and powerful new technologies.

Chris is also a Partner at McKinsey & Company, a trustee of the New Entrepreneurs Foundation, sits on the Advisory Board of deep-tech VC Entrepreneur First and contributes to the global Partnership on AI. He has played a leading role in scaling QuantumBlack from 35 to over 300 people in the last two years.

Before joining McKinsey, he served as a diplomat for the United Kingdom in a range of Asian, Middle Eastern, and European countries and worked at the New Media Strategy Unit at the BBC.

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