Internationally renowned leader, thinker, writer, and award-winning Professor on strategy and innovation
Intellectually-driven leader with exacting standards
My intellectual pursuits and passions range widely. I completed my PhD in literature before joining the business world as a strategy consultant with McKinsey. I moved on to become a senior executive for a publicly traded company, leading Navigant’s Strategy and Innovation functions and reporting directly to the CEO. Now I am an Associate Professor at Goizueta Business School recognized for excellence in teaching by the students. I teaching the core strategy course to our full-time MBA students and offer sold-out electives on Corporate Strategy and Innovation Strategy.
I have been published in leading Strategy and Innovation publications as well as on my blog and podcast series. I also founded my own Strategy and Innovation consulting firm, Stratitect, where I provide counsel to leading companies and executives.
Senior Expert, Strategy and Innovation (and other roles), McKinsey & Company
Developed thought leadership on strategy and innovation that was published in leading journals and widely cited in academic settings and used in hundreds of client engagements. Built proprietary software for innovation and strategy applications. Negotiated and managed client engagements with leading companies across industries on strategy and innovation topics. Sample publications include “The Buzz on Buzz,” Harvard Business Review; “Improving Strategic Planning,” McKinsey Quarterly; and “Building Creativity in Senior Teams,” Fortune.