Board of Directors

Yongah Kim


Yongah Kim is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at Rotman and a core faculty member in the Leadership Development Lab and the Self-Development Lab of the Desautels Centre for Integrative Thinking. Prior to joining Rotman, Ms. Kim was a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company where she spent ~25 years working across Canada, US and Asia. She has a very diverse set of experiences that span across digital & analytics transformation, global expansion, performance transformation, and digital marketing, with a particular focus on digital and performance transformations in the financial services sector. She held number of leadership positions while at McKinsey including leader of multiple industry practices, Women’s Initiatives in Asia and North America. She also served as co-chair of McKinsey’s Global Partner Election Committee for several years. She has the distinction of being the first Korean woman elected to Partner and Senior Partner at McKinsey. She has a BA in Business Administration from Yonsei University and a MBA from Harvard Business School. She is currently Vice Chair of the Board of The Hospital for Sick Children.

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