J.J. Stranko is a client experience lead at McKinsey and Company, developing new service lines and capabilities for clients. Before joining McKinsey, he spent several years doing Latin America-focused work and consulting with organizations across the private and nonprofit sectors, including Facebook, Morgan Stanley, and the Clinton Global Initiative. Stranko has lived and worked across Latin America and was the recipient of a Fulbright-Garcia Robles grant in Mexico City. Stranko is a graduate of Columbia University and SAIS-Johns Hopkins. A prolific writer, his work about Latin America has appeared in the Washington Post, Americas Quarterly blog, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and the Huffington Post.