KCJS Alumni Talk Series #19
Matt McDevitt (KCJS22, 2010-2011, Stanford University)
Matt is a Partner and the COO of QuantumBlack, a McKinsey Company in Japan. Prior to leading QuantumBlack, Matt spent over 8 years helping lead a Silicon Valley based big data analytics startup, scaling it across the US, Europe and Japan including an acquisition by Teradata (NYSE: TDC) in 2014. In total, Matt has spent 5 years in Japan helping clients achieve scaled impact through analytics.
Matt’s experience includes leading some of the world’s largest deployments of big data and advanced analytics technologies across a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, medical device technology, automotive, and consumer packaged goods clients.
Matt holds a BA in International Relations from Stanford University and was at KCJS during the fall semester of 2010. When he is not working on big data and advanced analytics, he enjoys a competitive round of pub trivia or spending time with his wife and son.
Meet Matt and ask about:
- How my KCJS experience affected my life/career?
- Howisitliving and working in Japan with only JLPT N3 certification? Ø Howare the technology, software, data and analytics industries in Japan?
- Whowouldbenefit the most from a career in data and analytics consulting and/or management consulting?
- Whatare some of the biggest differences between life in the US, UK and Japan?
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