Prashanth leads commercial relationships with airlines for McKinsey’s business travel. He has nearly two decades experience with airline program creation, having led dozens of airline negotiations in Financial, Retail, Professional Services, Pharmaceutical, High-tech, and Energy sectors.
Prior to McKinsey, he worked at Expedia Group in air product strategy, and led the corporate pricing team at Virgin Atlantic Airways; including the creation of the Delta-Virgin Atlantic Joint Venture. He was also Airline Practice Leader at American Express Business Travel’s global consulting group, advising clients on creating, negotiating, and managing air programs.
He holds an MBA from Cornell University and a Masters in Systems Science from University of California at San Diego.