Peter B. Walker is a Senior Partner Emeritus at McKinsey & Company and author of the new book, Powerful, Different, Equal: Overcoming the Misconceptions and Differences Between China and the US (LID publishing, 2019). Pete was a member of McKinsey’s Shareholders Committee, was elected to the Firm’s board of directors, and served as the leader of McKinsey’s worldwide insurance practice. Pete also led the New York office complex. For the last 12 years of his career at McKinsey, Mr. Walker served financial institutions across Asia with a particular focus on insurance companies in China. Peter B. Walker is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Follow him on LinkedIn.