John Lester is a Partner in Oliver Wyman’s Digital practice. He joined the firm in 1999, and has 20 years of experience serving global companies and mission-led organizations with their highest impact change initiatives related to technology, analytics, data, and strategy.
As a leader of Oliver Wyman Digital, John helps large organizations harness data, analytics, and technology to confront rapid competitive and social changes. As a co-author of Oliver Wyman’s 2017 flagship report, Transforming for Future Value, he has advocated that digital tools have made it easier for firms to compete as specialized providers in a richer, more modular ecosystem of service providers. He is passionate about using technology to make the world a better place. He works with large incumbents to evolve new capabilities to meet changing demands in a way that is rooted in the economic and operational fundamentals of their business.
John holds an A.B. from Harvard University.