David Dabscheck is the CEO of GIANT Innovation, which transforms the way organizations and people think and act to become world-class innovators. David has helped a wide variety of Fortune 500 companies, global NGOs, and public sector agencies develop and implement sustainable innovation and creativity programs. He is an advisory board member for several Israeli and New York technology companies, a mentor for many leading accelerator programs and the founder of the Innovation Leaders Round Table, a New York City based gathering of over 100 executive and senior level innovation practitioners. GIANT Innovation's methodology was developed by David together with its Academic Advisory Board and combines the best of design thinking, lean startup, creativity and storytelling principles.
David has served as a Visiting Scholar at Columbia Business School in innovation strategy, an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and an adjunct professor for the National Science Foundation's Innovation-Corps program. He is also a thought-leader on innovation topics and his work has appeared in publications such as Fast Company, the Boston Globe, the Observer, and the Stanford Social Innovation Review. David holds a MBA from Columbia University, a MA from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and undergraduate degrees from the University of Queensland.
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