David Silverstein

David Silverstein is a highly regarded strategist, innovator, author and public speaker with a passion for addressing the dysfunction plaguing the American healthcare system. A repeat entrepreneur, he’s built and operated everything from his management consulting firm, Lean Methods Group to a small novelty business to his non-profit, BrokenHealthcare.org.

Experienced in methodical approaches to strategy, innovation and process improvement (the focus of Lean Method Group), David has most recently focused his strategic intentions on what he refers to as “America’s economically dysfunctional healthcare system.”

A frequent speaker and media source on topics related to innovation, strategy and global trends, David is best known for his deep insights and ability to see the common threads among seemingly disparate concepts while at the same time making complex subjects easy to understand without losing their significance. He has been featured in or has written for The Washington Post, The Economist, Inc. Magazine, The Robb Report, CNBC, NPR, Fox News and many other media outlets.

David has also published several books on innovation, business management and executive leadership, including the most recent book in his Connect the Dots series, Three Steps Ahead. He also co-authored The Innovator’s Toolkit: 50+ Techniques for Predictable and Sustainable Organic Growth and Insourcing Innovation: How to Achieve Competitive Excellence Using TRIZ.

He is a former U.S. Navy Nuclear submarine officer and holds dual degrees in Math and Physics from Ithaca College and an MBA from George Washington University.

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