David Court

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David Court is a Director Emeritus at McKinsey & Company. He was previously the firm’s Global Director of Technology, Digitization and Communications, led McKinsey’s global practice in harnessing digital data and advanced analytics from 2011 to 2015, and was a member of the firm’s Board of Directors and its Global Operating Committee. He also led all of McKinsey’s global functional practices and prior to that led the Sales and Marketing practice globally.

In addition, David was also the Managing Director of the Dallas office and a leader of McKinsey’s Retail and Consumer practices. He serves clients across a variety of consumer-oriented businesses, including retail, airlines, packaged goods and consumer electronics. David is a director of Brookfield Business Partners and Canadian Tire Corportation. He is a member of the National Geographic International Council of Advisors and the Advisory Board for both the Queen’s University Business School and its Analytics Program.

David has been an active author on marketing, strategy and advanced analytics including in both the Harvard Business Review and the McKinsey Quarterly. David joined McKinsey in 1983 and was elected a Principal in 1989 and a Director in 1994. Prior to that, he worked in brand management at Procter & Gamble in Toronto. He holds a BCom from Queen’s University and an MBA from Harvard Business School where he was a Baker Scholar.

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