Parag Patel is a Partner in McKinsey’s Chicago office. Since joining McKinsey, Parag has primarily served pharmaceutical & medical device companies and has experience in a broad range of topics such as operations, strategy etc. Parag focuses on operations topics such as Digital & Analytics, Manufacturing Strategy, Supply Chain Management, Lean Operations, Product Development, and Quality & Risk assessment. Parag leads McKinsey’s manufacturing strategy service line for North America and the Disruptive Technologies / Ops 4.0 / Digital & Analytics work for Pharma Operations globally.
Prior to joining McKinsey, Parag worked for 7 years at Merck & Co and holds an M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management. Additionally, he holds an M.S. degree in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering from the UPENN, and a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University.