Ben Vonwiller

Ben Vonwiller is a Partner in McKinsey & Company’s New York office. He is a leader of McKinsey’s Global Media and Entertainment and Professional Sports practices.

Ben joined McKinsey in 2004 and serves a range of clients across every segment of media and technology – television, digital, newspapers, radio, outdoor, social, and B2B information. He has deep experience in sales, pricing and revenue management, digital, and growth strategy.

In his work with professional sports, Ben serves sports leagues, teams and governing bodies and his experience spans sponsorship, media, ticket sales, digital, governance and new market entry. Ben is also a frequent speaker at sports and media industry forums.

In addition to his traditional client work, Ben also co-leads McKinsey’s service line focused on working with high growth tech companies ($50M - 500M in revenue, e.g., digital businesses, Software as a Service). During his time at the Firm, Ben also co-led the creation of McKinsey’s iConsumer global research initiative on changing consumer digital behavior and founded and leads McKinsey’s Sales DNA talent analytics solution to improve sales performance.

Prior to joining McKinsey, Ben worked as a Director of a technology company in Australia. He also worked as an attorney in the communications and antitrust group of a major Australian law firm where he served clients on a range of litigation, regulatory and corporate issues, and as a judge’s clerk in the Federal Court of Australia.

Ben has a Ph.D. in media and communications law from Oxford University that focused on content access regulation (particularly sports rights). He has also earned degrees in Arts and Law from Sydney University with dual first class honors and the university medal.