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David Kalinowki

Proactive Worldwide, Inc.
As President and Co-founder of Proactive Worldwide, Inc., David Kalinowski leads the organization in developing and implementing the strategies and tactics that are critical to delivering world-class decision support research, training, and consulting services.

A 27-year veteran in the Competitive Intelligence (CI) field, David is known for his skills in helping clients recognize and transcend their business and competitive challenges. He has directed over 1,200 global research and consulting engagements for approximately 150 of the Fortune 500 companies to help them gain and maintain a competitive edge.

David is a recognized CI expert whose experience includes overseeing projects in benchmarking, market entry and defense, strategic early warning, CI effectiveness, competitive strategies, operations, marketing, pricing, R&D, sales and counter-intelligence. He regularly assists numerous advisory and executive boards in highly sensitive competitive intelligence strategy development, and regularly facilitates war game planning initiatives for brand and executive leadership teams.

Aside from earning the prestigious Catalyst Award in 2005 from the SCIP, David was the first recipient of SCIP’s new Distinguished Member – Solution Provider award in 2015. He has been a dynamic, energetic speaker at various industry conferences, including speaking at SIR’s Spring Summits and Annual Conferences since 2012, and he educates the industry on CI as part of his course on the “Fundamentals of CI”, which is part of SCIP University’s certification program. His book, New Directions: A Competitive Intelligence Tale, which he co-authored with his business partner Gary Maag, was published in 2011...and the sequel is in development.

My Speakers Sessions

Monday, October 22

2:00pm CDT