Celia Pohani Huber
Celia Pohani Huber is a Senior Partner in McKinsey's Silicon Valley Office, and focuses on advising organizations on strategies to thrive within a context of global industry and regulatory change. Over 20+ years, her client service has spanned healthcare, insurance, benefits, and other financial institutions - including for profit, not-for-profit and public sector.
Celia's focus is leading major strategy development initiatives, including creating growth strategies in the consumer and B2B/group markets, designing international market entry strategies, improving financial performance of struggling business units, redefining product distribution channels, and understanding deeper consumer insights to drive new product penetration.
Her recent work has focused on counseling senior executives on due diligence for new capabilities/technologies, merger management, and the creation of innovative partnerships. She also leads McKinsey's West Coast Healthcare CEO roundtable, convening 25 CEOs quarterly to discuss industry issues.
In conjunction with her client work, Celia is passionate about driving gender parity in the workforce. She conducts research, is a frequent speaker, and has created developmental training programs on the topic.
Celia is an active board member of CURE (Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy) and part of the governance sub-committee. She holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a B.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin where she graduated with High Honors.