Andrew Sierra

Andrew Sierra

Associate Partner
McKinsey & Company

Andrew is an expert in leading digital transformation and engineering strategy & execution efforts for programs and enterprises in the Federal sector.

McKinsey Leadership:

  • Co-leads McKinsey’s support for USSF’s digital transformation and engineering efforts

Recent U.S. Public Sector Experience includes:

  • Digital Engineering (DE) Diagnostic with a USSF Command, interviewing 30+ program offices to understand the key roadblocks and mitigations required to execute an enterprise-wide DE strategy
  • Business Case Analysis for a USAF Fighter Pilot Pipeline CONOP, assessing the multi-FYDP ROI and implications of introducing new technologies, curriculum, and training aircrafts
  • Weapons Systems Sustainment cost transformation for a USAF Program Office, bringing industry best practices to DoD applications

Expertise includes:

  • Developing strategic roadmaps and ROI estimations to unlock cost, schedule, and performance improvements from Digital Engineering
  • Refining MBSE architectures, Digital twins, and agile operating models for driving business value
  • Deploying ML models to enable trade decisions and improve modeling & simulation performance


  • Before joining McKinsey, Andrew was a Global Program Manager and Lead Engineer for a Tier 1 supplier in the automotive industry and a Manufacturing Engineer for an automotive OEM
  • Andrew earned an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from Kettering University


Related Sessions

Space Investment Track

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

10:00 am - 4:00 pm