David Overton has extensive experience in strategic planning, competitor analysis and customer research for a wide range of organizations. After completing his studies, David joined McKinsey & Company as a management consultant, where he focused on strategy, growth and profit improvement projects. He then worked in executive roles for several leading retailers, including May Department Stores, Sears, and JCPenney, most recently as Vice President for Customer and Strategic Insights.
David has served on several boards, and he currently serves on the board of Mercy Ships, a leading international NGO focused on health and human development. David holds a degree in Accounting from Texas Tech University and a Masters of Management degree from the Sloan School of Management at MIT.