David Carder, Managing Director, Kotter International
For over 15 years, David Carder has worked with global clients to accelerate the execution of their business strategies and drive the development of their top leadership talent. As an Managing Director for Kotter International (KI), David serves as the lead consultant on a number of KI’s largest client engagements. Working across a range of industries, including Defense and Aerospace, Petro-Chemical, Industrial Solutions, Utilities, and Non-Profit, he partners with leaders to unlock the full power of their organizations to create an insurmountable competitive advantage. Key engagements have included working with the CEO and Head of Business Development and Strategy of a global Defense and Aerospace company to accelerate revenue growth and competitiveness—and partnering with the CEO of an Italian Utilities Company to ensure the success of a transformative, industry-leading SAP implementation.
Prior to joining Kotter International, David served as a Vice President for The Forum Corporation, a global professional services firm specializing in strategy execution and leadership development. His clients included Fidelity Investments, AstraZeneca, Motorola, Aetna, Deloitte, Morgan Stanley, British Petroleum, AOL, Covidien, and ExxonMobil. Among his many engagements, David worked with the COO of a Fortune 100 insurance company to accelerate the implementation of a new operating model, and advised the CEO of a global medical devices company in the execution of a company-wide leadership development strategy.
David graduated summa cum laude from William Jewell College with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. His Master of Arts in Organizational Communication is from Northern Illinois University, where he received the school’s top honor for excellence in graduate study.
Saturday, January 9
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM