Vik Malhotra is a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company. He currently leads the firm’s Professional Standards Committee. From 2004 to 2017, Vik served on McKinsey’s Board of Directors chairing the People Committee and the Governance & Risk Committee. Vik has also served as the Managing Partner of the Americas, and over time has led parts of McKinsey’s Banking Practice and Insurance Practice. During his time at McKinsey, his consulting experience has covered a broad range of assignments on performance transformation, corporate strategy, business unit strategy, growth strategies, organizational effectiveness, and operational improvement. Much of Vik’s current focus is on counseling CEOs and Boards on a range of issues. He has recently co-authored the book, CEO Excellence, The Six Mindsets That Distinguish the Best Leaders from the Rest. The book has become a national bestseller and recognized as such by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, and Publishers Weekly. Vik currently serves on the Wharton Advisory Board and until recently served as the Chairman of the Board of the Wharton Graduate School (University of Pennsylvania). He is also a Trustee Emeriti of The New York City Partnership, the Asia Society, and The Conference Board. He graduated from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Prior to receiving his MBA he worked at the accounting firm of Ernst & Whinney in London. Vik received his undergraduate degree in economics from the London School of Economics in 1980.