Day 10 – Featuring David Matheson
We are all innovators in our own lives!
David Matheson cofounded SmartOrg. With decades of experience, he has helped senior management in firms around the world improve their results from portfolio management, product development, innovation, R & D, capital investment and strategy. He’s known for finding simple answers to some of the most complicated strategic business issues and is an expert at measuring value and managing uncertainty.
Why does David do what he does? When customers report back to him with 30% improvements in growth or cost reductions, or higher as with the , David and his team savor the accomplishment of helping customers achieve growth beyond their initial expectations.
He co-authored the bestselling book, “The Smart Organization: Creating Value through Strategic R & D” (Harvard Business School Press) and has authored numerous articles on innovation, portfolio management and decision making. David is a Fellow with the Society of Decision Professionals, an educator in Strategic Portfolio Management, and advises numerous startups. His Ph.D. is from Stanford University, where he has also taught Strategic Portfolio Management at the Stanford Center for Professional Development. When David isn’t showing executives how to bring about more profitable growth, he’s most likely outside riding his bike and celebrating with dark chocolate.