Nick Santhanam is currently the CEO and president of Fernweh Group. He was formerly a senior partner at McKinsey’s Palo Alto office and was the leader of the company’s global industrials practice. In addition, Nick was the global convener of several McKinsey annual events, including the Industrial CEO event (GILS), the Industrial-Tech and Semiconductors CEO event (T 30), the Food Processing CEO event (FPH 30), and the Senior Tech Influencers Summit (TEDS). He coauthored several of McKinsey’s leading industrials research projects, including McKinsey on Industrials, McKinsey on Food Processing and Handling, and McKinsey on Packaging. He is also on the Smithsonian Libraries Advisory Board.