Former Principal Engineer
McKinsey & Company
Dr. Usha Jagannathan is a seasoned technologist with over 20 years of experience in driving digital transformation and building customer-centric products. With a strong focus on building new technology ecosystems, she has made significant contributions to McKinsey’s Technology & Digital functions. Her expertise encompasses data strategy, leading AI/ML teams in cloud migration initiatives, driving innovation, and implementing AI ethics frameworks to develop responsible AI products. Usha’s dedication to promoting DEI efforts is evident through her leadership of apprenticeship and work-study programs aimed at increasing industry diversity. Recognized by business leaders for her expertise in AI ethics and explainability, she is a sought-after speaker at top tech conferences where she shares insights on trending AI technologies and their societal impact.