McKinsey Consultants Leaving for Ride-Sharing

Mckinsey Consultant beating Uber in its own game.

Uber changed the way we used taxi, It was Travis Kalanick idea that not only revolutionized the rental car and taxi industry but its also revolutionized the Auto Industry. Keeping up with the changes a lot of automotive companies have started expanding their ride-hailing arms.

A lot of new ride-hailing companies have also  sprung up that are catering to slightly different geography or slightly different business model.



Previously McKinsey consultants used to be in news a lot of times for joining one company or the other but these days McKinsey Consultants have been in news for a different career.

More and More Consultants from McKinsey from various part of the world has left McKinsey to become a part of Ride-Sharing company or starting one from scratch…Thought most of them is far from profitable but these executives have already made big money on valuations..Much more money then any partner in McKinsey would make..

So here are the few Asian Ride Sharing start-ups by McKinsey Alumni:

Hooi Ling Tan : Grab Co-Founder

Hoi Ling Tan founded Grab with Anthony Tan. And to found Grab she actually took 6 months of leaves to establish operations...

Hoi Ling Tan founded Grab with Anthony Tan. And to found Grab she actually took 6 months of leaves to establish its operations…Hoi Ling Tan worked as a business analyst for 3 years in McKinsey. She got an admission in MBA in Harvard Business School which was paid by McKinsey. She started working on Grab during her time in Harvard where Anthony Tan was also studying.

Hoi Ling Tan worked for McKinsey after MBA for 1 year as Associate and then for sometime with Salesforce. After that she joined Grab back helping Anthony in scaling Grab into new ventures and Markets. Grab is worth over $ 6 Billion.


Nadiem Makarim : GO-JEK CEO and Founder

Nadiem Makarim founded Go-Jek 7 years ago. Nadiem first job was working for McKinsey for 3 years as Associate.

Nadiem Makarim founded Go-JEK 7 years ago. Nadiem first job was working for McKinsey for 3 years as Associate. He then went to Harvard Business School to get his MBA. After getting his MBA from Harvard. Nadiem joined Zalora Indonesia as its Managing Director.

Nadiem just had 3 years of experience when he was hired as Managing Director. Only way you can get a job to lead a company is if you have McKinsey and Harvard written on your CV. After that he worked for Kartuku as Chief Innovation Officer and then founded Go-JEK…He was planning Go-JEK in Harvard the same time when Grab co-founder Anthony Tan and Hooi Ling Tan were planning their start-up Grab. Go-JEK is valued over $ 3 Billion. Nadiem is one of the most successful entrepreneur from Indonesia.

Mudassir Sheikha : Careem CEO and Co-Founder

Mudassir Sheikha worked primarily as Software Engineer before joining McKinsey as Partner. After 4 years with McKinsey he co-founded Careem.

Mudassir Sheikha worked primarily as Software Engineer before joining McKinsey as Partner. After 4 years with McKinsey he co-founded Careem. Sheikha had a slightly different combination then other founders, He had an MS in Computer Science from Stanford. Mudassir having a Technical Background and experience give Careem a technical edge from day one…

Careem is valued over $ 1 Billion and Mudassir has been highly celebrated in Middle East Start-up Ecosystem. Mudassir was 2014 Gulf Business Entrepreneur of the year.



Ahmed Khan : Co-founder and CEO Cheetay Logistics

Ahmed Khan founded Cheetay Logistics in May 2015.. Ahmed also had a similar path like Grab founder Hoo Ling Tan...They both worked for McKinsey as Associate then they both worked for Rocket Internet as CEO..Eventually they launched their own Ride Sharing start-up...

Ahmed Khan founded Cheetay Logistics in May 2015.. Ahmed also had a similar path like Go-JEK founder Nadiem Makarim…They both worked for McKinsey as Associate then they both worked for Rocket Internet as CEO..Eventually they both launched their own Ride Sharing start-up…

Cheetay logistics is rapidly expanding in Pakistan. Cheetay Logistics had $ 2 Million Series A in 2 rounds.

The connection of McKinsey and Ride Sharing start-ups is not strange. A lot of reports suggest that car-ownership will go down exponentially in the next 15 years and more and more people will use Ride Sharing services to commute……As McKinsey associate lives at the center of these reports and research its only logical that they take a leap of faith and take benefit of this opportunity…

McKinsey is also known as CEO Factory because it produce a lot more CEOs then any other company…….Read Here!!!!!

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McKinsey Consultants Leaving for Ride-Sharing

Uber changed the way we used taxi, It was Travis Kalanick idea that not only revolutionized the rental car and taxi industry but its also revolutionized the Auto Industry. Keeping up with the changes a lot of automotive companies have started expanding their ride-hailing arms.

A lot of new ride-hailing companies have also  sprung up that are catering to slightly different geography or slightly different business model.



Previously McKinsey consultants used to be in news a lot of times for joining one company or the other but these days McKinsey Consultants have been in news for a different career.

More and More Consultants from McKinsey from various part of the world has left McKinsey to become a part of Ride-Sharing company or starting one from scratch…Thought most of them is far from profitable but these executives have already made big money on valuations..Much more money then any partner in McKinsey would make..

So here are the few Asian Ride Sharing start-ups by McKinsey Alumni:

Hooi Ling Tan : Grab Co-Founder

Hoi Ling Tan founded Grab with Anthony Tan. And to found Grab she actually took 6 months of leaves to establish operations...

Hoi Ling Tan founded Grab with Anthony Tan. And to found Grab she actually took 6 months of leaves to establish its operations…Hoi Ling Tan worked as a business analyst for 3 years in McKinsey. She got an admission in MBA in Harvard Business School which was paid by McKinsey. She started working on Grab during her time in Harvard where Anthony Tan was also studying.

Hoi Ling Tan worked for McKinsey after MBA for 1 year as Associate and then for sometime with Salesforce. After that she joined Grab back helping Anthony in scaling Grab into new ventures and Markets. Grab is worth over $ 6 Billion.


Nadiem Makarim : GO-JEK CEO and Founder

Nadiem Makarim founded Go-Jek 7 years ago. Nadiem first job was working for McKinsey for 3 years as Associate.

Nadiem Makarim founded Go-JEK 7 years ago. Nadiem first job was working for McKinsey for 3 years as Associate. He then went to Harvard Business School to get his MBA. After getting his MBA from Harvard. Nadiem joined Zalora Indonesia as its Managing Director.

Nadiem just had 3 years of experience when he was hired as Managing Director. Only way you can get a job to lead a company is if you have McKinsey and Harvard written on your CV. After that he worked for Kartuku as Chief Innovation Officer and then founded Go-JEK…He was planning Go-JEK in Harvard the same time when Grab co-founder Anthony Tan and Hooi Ling Tan were planning their start-up Grab. Go-JEK is valued over $ 3 Billion. Nadiem is one of the most successful entrepreneur from Indonesia.

Mudassir Sheikha : Careem CEO and Co-Founder

Mudassir Sheikha worked primarily as Software Engineer before joining McKinsey as Partner. After 4 years with McKinsey he co-founded Careem.

Mudassir Sheikha worked primarily as Software Engineer before joining McKinsey as Partner. After 4 years with McKinsey he co-founded Careem. Sheikha had a slightly different combination then other founders, He had an MS in Computer Science from Stanford. Mudassir having a Technical Background and experience give Careem a technical edge from day one…

Careem is valued over $ 1 Billion and Mudassir has been highly celebrated in Middle East Start-up Ecosystem. Mudassir was 2014 Gulf Business Entrepreneur of the year.



Ahmed Khan : Co-founder and CEO Cheetay Logistics

Ahmed Khan founded Cheetay Logistics in May 2015.. Ahmed also had a similar path like Grab founder Hoo Ling Tan...They both worked for McKinsey as Associate then they both worked for Rocket Internet as CEO..Eventually they launched their own Ride Sharing start-up...

Ahmed Khan founded Cheetay Logistics in May 2015.. Ahmed also had a similar path like Go-JEK founder Nadiem Makarim…They both worked for McKinsey as Associate then they both worked for Rocket Internet as CEO..Eventually they both launched their own Ride Sharing start-up…

Cheetay logistics is rapidly expanding in Pakistan. Cheetay Logistics had $ 2 Million Series A in 2 rounds.

The connection of McKinsey and Ride Sharing start-ups is not strange. A lot of reports suggest that car-ownership will go down exponentially in the next 15 years and more and more people will use Ride Sharing services to commute……As McKinsey associate lives at the center of these reports and research its only logical that they take a leap of faith and take benefit of this opportunity…

McKinsey is also known as CEO Factory because it produce a lot more CEOs then any other company…….Read Here!!!!!

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