Steffen McKernan is an experienced leader of strategy, post-merger integration, and operational improvement efforts in the financial services, technology, and entertainment industries. Steffen started his career at McKinsey & Company and his professional experience ranges from leading profit improvement efforts at Fortune 1000 companies to shepherding a start-up nanotechnology company from conception to full operation including multiple rounds of financing. He has over $1 billion in M&A and technology transaction experience in Asia, the Middle East, Canada, and the US. Steffen’s EHS projects include Union Bank of California, Mellon Financial, PNC Bank, Heinz, Bank of America, Giant Eagle and others.
Steffen holds a PhD in Physics from Princeton University and a BS in Engineering Physics from the University of California, Berkeley where he was one English class away from a BA in Scandinavian Literature.