David is a senior partner at Innosight, Huron’s strategy and innovation business. He is a trusted adviser to top leaders at many of the world’s most successful companies, helping them to navigate disruptive change, create sustainable growth and transform their organizations to thrive for the long term.
David leads Innosight’s financial services business, as well as its business area focused on organizational capabilities for innovation and growth.
In his decade with Innosight, David has worked with a diverse set of clients to help senior executives develop and execute long-term growth strategies, often with an emphasis on transformation in the face of industry disruption. He has deep expertise in helping companies strengthen their capabilities for innovation and growth, create a culture of innovation, improve customer-centricity and develop future innovation leaders. He has also played a central role in developing Innosight’s “jobs to be done” methodology and toolkit, applying it to a wide range of strategy and innovation client problems.
Prior to joining Innosight, David was a consultant for McKinsey & Company.
David graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Duke University and earned a doctorate in physics from Harvard University.
Areas of Expertise
- Enterprise Strategy
- Innovation and Commercialization
- Financial Services
- Professional and Business Services
- Technology Media and Telecommunications
Education & Certifications
- Ph.D., Harvard University
- B.A., Duke University
Available to Purchase
The Secret Lives of Customers: A Detective Story About Solving the Mystery of Customer Behavior
A detective story for anyone looking to solve the mystery of who their customers really are, what they really want, why they leave and how to bring them back.Purchase on Amazon
Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice
Gain insights into customers buying behaviors and how to apply the “Jobs to Be Done” approach to transform innovation.Purchase on Amazon
Building a Growth Factory
Even the best-performing companies eventually stall. Sustaining momentum—and remaining a great growth company—takes a system. Building a Growth Factory introduces how to create an environment where innovation is repeatable and reliable.Purchase on Amazon