Maria Fernandez is an Associate Partner in the New Jersey office of McKinsey & Company. She is part of McKinsey’s Digital practice and is passionate about using technology to drive efficiency and effectiveness, especially in the Pharmaceutical and Medical devices space. She has worked across North America, Europe and Asia, helping multiple clients transform their corporate business functions (HR, Procurement, Finance) by leveraging digital and analytics.
She co-leads women’s initiatives for Digital McKinsey in North America – helping women find sustainability and build sponsor networks. As the first woman to be designated Associate Partner in the Digital Mid-Atlantic office, she aspires to help women grow through the ranks in technology.
She holds an engineering degree from the College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, and a post graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. She and her husband love traveling and experiencing new cultures.