Alex Sozdatelev is a partner in McKinsey’s Chicago office. Alex has substantial experience in serving healthcare payers and integrated-delivery systems on issues related to growth, pharmacy strategy, government healthcare programs, payer–provider collaboration in population-health management, and medical and pharmaceutical cost reduction. He is a core leader of McKinsey’s pharmacy domain and healthcare-value work. He also co-leads the firm’s near-term value-capture work in healthcare analytics.
Some examples of Alex’s recent client work include leading Medicare growth programs for regional payers; developing and implementing pharmacies’ management and growth strategies, including on access management, strategic joint ventures and partnerships, and commercialization; guiding the strategic partnership and clinical joint venture between a large regional payer and an integrated delivery system; developing and implementing a large regional Medicaid care organization’s pharmacy spend optimization program, including formulary optimization, pharmacy benefit manager contract revision, and utilization management; and directing diagnostic and value-capture efforts for multiple medical cost reduction programs for national and regional payers as well as integrated delivery systems.
Alex has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Prior to joining McKinsey, Alex worked as managing director and production director at Kantar TNS.