COO & Senior Advisor, Sustainround
David Osborn is an accomplished corporate sustainability advisor serving dozens of SR Inc’s Fortune 500 and mid-sized client companies as they drive significant operational efficiencies and better align with talent, customers, investors, and regulators through corporate sustainability strategy. From his career in business consulting and executive leadership, David brings to SR Inc over 25 years of experience in building professional services and technology-driven businesses serving a broad range of client industries. David graduated from Dartmouth College where his studies concentrated in Economics and Geology. He received numerous academic honors highlighted by a citation in mathematics from the then college President John G Kemeny. After IT systems experiences at Arthur Anderson (now Accenture) and Wang Labs, David graduated from Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management with honors, a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society and in the top 3% of his class.
After receiving his MBA, David cut his teeth at Bain & Company in their Boston office and then progressed up to Managing Partner at Booz, Allen & Hamilton (BAH) where he was ultimately elected by his Partners to head their Australasian business. After helping to grow that business from a very early stage to a staff of more than 100, David returned to the US to head BAH’s Retail Financial Services practice in North America. After a few years back in the US market, David transitioned out of his highly successful consulting career and served as Managing Partner / EVP at two innovative business service companies. The first a 150 employee, VC-backed innovative technology services provider in Boston, and the second a high-end, 200+ employee proprietary marketing services provider located in Princeton and New York. In both companies, David lead over 200% growth within 2-3 years while substantially building the companies’ delivery teams and capabilities.