David Halwig is a Principal with IntelliVen and provides strategic services to senior executives and private companies. He specializes in strategic transformation for companies seeking to move to the next stage of their evolution. Consulting services are crafted to individual needs and may include strategic planning, governance, compensation schemes, operations management, service offering definition, strategic client development, enterprise-wide leadership development or M&A activities. His approach encompasses a focused, immersion-style and has included interim C-level roles for client companies. A recurring theme is for strong, enterprise-wide accountability for key performance areas. He often establishes and sits on client boards. Outcomes have typically included significant improvement to executive operations, top line and bottom line growth and enhancement to the company’s value proposition and of their leadership experience.
Previously, David spent over 25 years with KPMG LLC and KPMG Consulting, retiring in November 2001. He was a general partner of the firm and served a broad array of advisory clients in the public and private sectors. He led various large-scale federal and commercial consulting practices with principal focus on technology, enterprise strategy, and operations.
His last assignment with KPMG Consulting was as SVP – Public Sector, Latin America, where he was responsible for all government, university, health care, and not-for profit consulting services for Central and South America and the Caribbean Basin. In this role, he led business units in ten countries, had region-wide P&L responsibility, and was a member of the Latin American Management Committee.
David held various other leadership roles with KPMG, including Solution Leader for Public Services, chairman of the firm’s ERP software council, a member of the firm’s technology committee and a member of the Global Government Executive. He was practice leader for the east coast state and local government practice, a regular faculty member for the national M-800 management development course and a graduate of the KPMG Leadership 2000 program.
In addition to his consulting activities, David is a regular lecturer on leadership topics for various organizations, including the Archer Center’s Professional Leadership Program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and he periodically serves as an evaluator for graduate capstone projects with several universities. He was recently named a judge for the Lemelson-RPI Prize competition He is a member of the Board of Trustees for St. George’s School where he chairs the strategic planning, audit and compensation committees. David previously served for ten years on the Key Executive Board at RPI, and on the executive board of the Boy Scouts of America, National Capital Region.
David has a BS degree in Management Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and has done graduate work in international finance at George Mason University. Following college, he was commissioned in the US Army and served three years as a combat engineer. He lives in Alexandria, VA and enjoys sailing, skiing, gardening and woodworking.