Shawn Lankton is a member of McKinsey & Company’s North American High Tech practice and a leader in McKinsey’s Fast-Growing Tech initiative focused on working with high growth pre-IPO tech companies ($20M – 200M in revenue). He also serves Fortune 500 companies across the tech landscape on topics related to strategies for rapid growth, data-driven pricing, and excellence in sales productivity
Shawn’s interest in consulting developed during eight years training as an engineer at the Georgia Institute of Technology where he earned three degrees including a Ph.D. in electrical engineering. His doctoral thesis introduced novel techniques for visual tracking and medical image processing – resulting in 1 early-stage company, 2 patents, and over 12 published papers.
Shawn currently lives in New York where he commits his free time to writing about interesting business models, practicing guitar, and investigating entrepreneurial opportunities.