Ken Davidson is a member of the Retail practice at Boston Consulting Group. Ken is a retail and consumer goods expert whose client work focuses on merchandising, pricing and promotions, procurement, private label, and marketing and sales. He is also experienced in transformations and post-merger integration (PMI), as well as customer insights and segmentation. Ken leads alumni relations for the Minneapolis office and sits on the board of Second Harvest Heartland (one of the largest food banks in the nation). 

Ken has worked with retail clients (national chains, specialty retailers, and convenience), on a wide variety of growth, cost, and go-to-market programs. 

Prior to joining BCG, Ken worked in marketing for Best Buy Co., Inc, and General Mills, Inc. Before attending business school, he practiced law at Bennett Jones, LLC in Calgary, Canada.


  • Procurement
  • Private label
  • Pricing and promotion
  • Assortment optimization
  • Marketing and sales
  • Post-merger integration
  • Growth strategy


  • MBA, Harvard Business School
  • JD, University of Toronto
  • BA, economics, University of Manitoba
Deep Expertise, Broad Experience