David Spiwack

Non-Executive Director

David Spiwack

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As one of JMW’s three founding partners, David Spiwack has been designing and leading executive education and management consulting programs for over 30 years. His work with global companies across a range of different industries is devoted to helping senior leaders enhance performance and achieve extraordinary results for their organizations.

Drawing on JMW’s innovative approaches and methods, David enables highly accomplished and effective professionals to raise the bar for themselves and others by setting goals that far exceed current limits and constraints.

David developed the principles which form the foundation of JMW’s most successful products and services that consistently deliver significant value for clients. These core models for creating breakthroughs in individual and organizational performance are the basis for JMW’s range of client offerings, including JMW’s The Leader of the Future® program – cited by many clients as the most valuable and lasting learning experience of their careers.

In his role as a consultant and executive coach, clients say they count on David to be an astute listener, as well as a candid and supportive ally. His work with leaders, Executive teams and organizations includes a number of Fortune 100 companies, in industries including mining, oil and gas, consumer products, telecommunications, computing, pharmaceuticals, insurance and financial services, defense, and commercial aircraft.

In one engagement, David designed and led an in-house Shaping the Future™ program to the top 20 IT executives from a US Government department. The program enabled participants to powerfully deal with real-time business challenges and inspire and mobilize others. In another example, David assisted the CEO and leadership team of global mining company to create and execute initiatives to elevate performance of the group’s mining and production operations. Results included a breakthrough in safety culture and performance.

David was invited by a major global client to lead a consortium including the London Business School and the Centre for Creative Leadership to create a leadership development program. The resulting program was cited by Business Week as an example of innovation in the field of education.

David was an original faculty member of the Center for Management Design, a consulting network devoted to transformational learning. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and English from State University of New York at Stony Brook. He is also an avid sports fan, golf enthusiast and music lover. He and his wife Liz live in Stamford, Connecticut.