Growth strategy and innovation expert David Crosswhite has joined PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, as a partner. He will focus on helping the firm’s Health & Life Sciences clients create sources of major new business expansion and implement new growth and innovation operating models.
David is an experienced innovation and new business development executive. He is an expert in growth strategy, new venture development and acceleration, customer-centric innovation and new product/pipeline development, as well as organizational development in service of new strategy and innovation agenda.
David joins PA from Mach49 where he was an SVP & Managing Director working with Global 1000 organizations to help them create, launch, and scale new ventures and businesses that accelerate growth. Previously David has held senior positions at Axiom Consulting Partners and Kaufman Hall. He spent 16 years as a Director and then Managing Director of Strategos and began his consulting career at Gemini Consulting.
David co-authored "The Innovator's Field Guide" and has served as a guest lecturer at University of Chicago's Booth School of Business, The Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University, and The University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.
PA helps global companies develop innovative, differentiated, and market leading businesses solutions, value propositions and experiences. We use compelling customer insights and disruptive business models to build new growth areas. PA’s work spans every stage of strategy development and execution, from forming concepts to running pilots and launching to market, all underpinned by an agile, actionable and commercial mindset.
Jim Barrett, growth strategy expert at PA Consulting, says: “We are excited to welcome David to the team. He is an experienced innovation strategist and his focus in Health & Life Sciences will help our clients going through significant changes in healthcare take advantage of new and emerging sources of major new growth.”
David Crosswhite, innovation and strategy expert at PA Consulting, says: “I was drawn to PA due to the firm’s ability to act and be an entrepreneur for its clients. Outside of boutique firms, it is very rare to see a consulting firm with these capabilities. I look forward to bringing my strategic innovation skillset to PA’s US clients and helping organizations create and implement proactive innovation agendas that drive meaningful growth.”