2018 Speakers

Dave Donnan, Senior Partner

Dave Donnan

Senior Partner, A.T. Kearney

David Donnan is a Senior Partner with A.T. Kearney, a global management consulting firm based in Chicago. During his career David has managed operating companies, run food plants and consulted to leading global retail and consumer product companies in technology and supply chain strategies, brand growth and mergers. He works with major hunger relief organizations such as Feeding America, Global Food Bank Network and Top Box as well as food startups in the Chicago area as a mentor.

Dave is widely recognized as an industry leader who actively speaks and writes on topics of importance to the agriculture, food and beverage, retail, and restaurant industries. He has presented at a variety of industry conferences for the Grocery Manufacturers Association, Food Marketing Institute, National Restaurant Association, International Grain Transportation Conference and the Retail Council of Canada. He has also appeared on Bloomberg TV and is quoted in various business journals including Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, and Forbes.

Dave earned his Masters of Business Administration at the University of Toronto Rotman School of Business and his Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Toronto. He lives in Chicago with his wife Karen.