MJ Johnson is Managing Director in West Monroe’s Product & Experience Lab. MJ helps clients see what’s possible and pushes them to think beyond their current assets and capabilities. This introduces them to a future that includes better products, more productive people, and a more effective operation. Using his experience building, launching, and scaling startups, MJ helps fundamentally change existing companies for the better. He recently led a multi-year transformation of a marquee product within a Fortune 10 company that increased sales, built happier teams, and created significantly faster production iteration.
A creative realist and focused on action, MJ focuses on what people actually want. He doesn’t care for buzzwords and jargon. He values action and outcomes over discussing hypotheticals.
MJ joined West Monroe in 2019 in its acquisition of GoKart Labs, a digital product studio specializing in the invention, design, development, and growth of digital consumer experiences. The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal recognized MJ as one of its “40 Under 40” in 2017. He has a degree in Economics from Saint John’s University.