Managing Partner of North America, McKinsey & Company (Festival Underwriter)
Gary Pinkus is managing partner of North America for McKinsey & Company, which he has been with for more than 25 years, and a member of the firm’s shareholders council and the McKinsey Global Institute Council, which advises on the institute’s research on global economic, business, and technology trends. Prior to his current position, he co-founded and served as global leader of McKinsey’s private equity and principal investors practice. Pinkus has worked globally in McKinsey’s Zurich, Sydney, and Mexico City offices. He serves, or has served, on the boards of the California Academy of Sciences, Menlo School, California Business Roundtable, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, San Francisco Opera, and SFSPCA.