Jacky Wright

Senior Partner, Chief Technology & Platform Officer, McKinsey & Company

Speaker Bio

Jacky is McKinsey’s first chief technology and platform officer (CTPO) and leads McKinsey’s overall technology portfolio and strategy.

Jacky has more than 20 years of experience helping some of the world’s leading institutions leverage technology to drive innovation, adopt sustainable and accessible business models, and digitally transform. Most recently, she served as chief digital officer and corporate vice president for Microsoft US. Before that, she held senior technology leadership roles spanning multiple industries, including chief information officer roles at BP and General Electric. She also held a leadership role within the UK government as HM Revenue and Customs’ chief digital and information officer.

Jacky holds a BBA in computer science and accounting from Baruch College. She also has honorary doctorates from Aston University and the University of Bath, as well as s well as the Innovative CIO Executive Education certification from Stanford University. She was recently named as the UK’s most powerful Black Briton in the Powerlist 2022. She is a Women in Science and Engineering Ambassador, a member of the World Economic Forum Chief Digital Officer Community, and sits on the advisory board for the Paul H. Chook Department of Information Systems and Statistics at Baruch College, City University of New York.