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David Duncan

2015 Speaker

DAVID DUNCAN, Ph.D. is a senior partner at Innosight, a global strategy and innovation consulting firm, where he leads the financial services and innovation capabilities practices. He is coauthor of the Harvard Business Review article “Build an Innovation Engine in 90 Days” and “Building A Growth Factory,” an e-book published by Harvard Business Review Press. He has worked with Fortune 50 companies across the full spectrum of financial services industries, including banking, insurance, capital markets and transaction banking. He has also worked extensively across the healthcare sector, including with payers, providers, pharmaceutical and medical device companies. His work has focused on helping senior executives to develop long-term growth strategies, often with an emphasis on transformation and renewal in the face of industry disruption. He is equally involved in helping leaders to execute on strategy, and in helping companies to institutionalize new growth innovation capabilities through the design and deployment of a broad range of enablers. He has also worked extensively on helping companies directly to find, develop, and commercialize high-potential growth opportunities. Prior to joining Innosight, Duncan spent four years as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, and prior to that earned a Ph.D. in physics from Harvard University.