Ben Ellencweig is a senior partner with the firm’s Stamford office and leads our QuantumBlack, AI by McKinsey Practice in its alliances, acquisitions, and partnerships globally. Ben advises clients on harnessing the power of AI to deliver growth and bottom-line impact across sectors.
Ben led the firm’s acquisition of Iguazio, a machine learning operations (MLOps) platform, and spearheaded McKinsey’s growing ecosystem of AI and generative AI partners. He serves on the McKinsey Technology Council, which gathers top global technology leaders to assess and track trends in business and technology. He is a recognized thought leader on AI and digital transformation and publishes articles and frequently speaks at global conferences.
Before McKinsey, Ben served for over a decade in various leadership and technology roles managing large-scale teams under extreme conditions in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). Furthermore, he served as a liaison officer in its military attaché office in Washington, DC.
Outside of work, Ben enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He resides in New York and is a general trustee on the board of the Central Park Conservancy.