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Derek Johnson

Aurora WDC
As Chief Executive Officer of Aurora WDC, Derek invests most of his time guiding the overall strategy of the business and directing the firm’s external consulting opportunities with clients. Before this promotion in March 2010, he served the prior seven years as Chief Operating Officer and Director of Research with the firm. Prior to joining Aurora in 2003, Mr. Johnson was in the Investment Management industry as an account and portfolio manager. He is a member of the Council of Competitive Intelligence Fellows (CCIF) and served as the Program Chair of the 2009 SCIP International Conference. Derek holds an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a BBA in Finance and Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).