Companies in the region are transforming their digital operations to great effect and building some of the world’s most successful tech giants.In Asia, a few factors make the impact of digital more pronounced than in other markets, including social penetration, consumers’ openness to new technologies and the mobile Internet, and willingness by companies to innovate. In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, McKinsey senior partners Alan Lau and Gregor Theisen talk with Cecilia Ma Zecha about what makes Asia’s technological advances different from the rest of the world and the lessons other regions can learn from Asia’s innovations.

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