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Heather Stefanski

Chief Learning and Talent Officer

McKinsey & Company

Heather Stefanski is the chief learning and talent officer at McKinsey & Company, where she is responsible for learning & development and talent management globally. She built McKinsey’s Talent Management function, a dedicated group within the broader People function, and is leading the work to pivot the firm to a skills-focused development culture.

Throughout the past 19 years at McKinsey, Heather has held a broad range of People roles including talent acquisition, professional development, and learning. Prior to her People roles, Heather was a McKinsey consultant serving clients on various operational topics such as manufacturing and supply chain, and product development and procurement.  Heather has an MBA and an MA in education from Stanford University, and a BS in engineering and operations research from Princeton University.