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Stefan Biesdorf


Stefan Biesdorf


Serves clients from the healthcare sector on digital and technology-related projects as a member of McKinsey’s Digital and Analytics Practices

Stefan is a member of McKinsey Digital and McKinsey Analytics, serving clients from the healthcare sector on digital- and technology-related projects. He leads our digital and analytics groups in the Healthcare Practice in Europe.

Examples of Stefan’s recent client work include the following:

  • driving the strategy for a cross-country digital health ecosystem for a leading online company
  • supporting the strategy and design of a leading digital ecosystem in medtech
  • designing and implementing a big data solution for several public payers (health-insurance providers) to provision patient-centered data views for revenue management and care management
  • designing the digital strategy for a European country’s national healthcare service, using an evidence-based economic model, including financial benefits, implementation, and running cost
  • developing a roadmap for, and leading the comprehensive digital transformation of a large government agency

Published work

Digital health ecosystems: Voices of key healthcare leaders,” McKinsey & Company, October 2021

Barriers to Digital@Scale: Shifting the focus from tech to culture,” McKinsey & Company, October 2018

Digitalisierung im Gesundheitswesen: die 34-Milliarden-Euro-Chance für Deutschland,” McKinsey & Company, September 2018

How healthcare systems can become digital-health leaders,” McKinsey & Company, January 2016

Healthcare’s digital future,” McKinsey & Company, July 2014

Big data: What’s your plan?,” McKinsey Quarterly, March 2013


Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
PhD, earth sciences
MSc, physics