David Ritter is a member of The Boston Consulting Group’s Technology Advantage; Technology, Media & Telecommunications; and Marketing, Sales & Pricing practices. He advises clients on using technology for competitive advantage, developing effective IT and data strategy, and optimizing IT infrastructure.
Since rejoining BCG in 2012, David has served as an expert technical advisor on a major back-office transformation for a top global financial-services firm and has worked with a number of clients on data strategy and in shaping and building data and analytics capabilities, particularly in terms of technology and people decisions.
In his previous stint at BCG, David worked with numerous Fortune 50 companies on IT strategy, operations, and infrastructure. This included devising a transformational approach to IT infrastructure for a major automotive company and leading the IT infrastructure component of a large postmerger integration in the biotech industry.
Before rejoining BCG, David was chief technology officer at InnoCentive, where he headed design and development of products that enable enterprises to practice collaborative and open innovation. David previously served as CTO for VerticalNet, vice president of engineering for Firefly Creative Company, and director of engineering for Oracle Corporation’s OLAP products division.