David George

David George

Senior Vice President

New York, NY


Strategic Transformation Leadership & Delivery, Business Change through Agile & Design Thinking, Financial Services - Insurance & Banking. I provide thoughtful, analytical, and collaborative leadership and solutions for tough business problems.

Transformation Focused Leader

  • Led global programs across multiple functional areas with a focus on solutions for the business value and efficiency of delivery. Programs involved business, technology, and operational areas.
  • Budget experience for both departmental budgets and transformation programs. Agile-oriented program budgets ranged from $100M over 5yrs to $2m per year.

Trusted Advisor to C-Level (and C-Level -1) Management

  • Experience as Head of Strategy and Chief of Staff for Chief Operations Officer leading firm-wide operational strategy/transformation activities.
  • Influence and closely work with senior leaders in a cross-functional, diverse environment to effectively transform and change the status quo.

Team Leadership and Development

  • Built, developed, and lead teams of professionals at multiple firms – elevation of 20%+ to impactful senior roles within the organization.
  • Successful leadership of team sizes from 25 – 100+ including both internal, contractor, and external resources.

Specialties: Financial Services, capital markets, strategy development and execution, executive-level communication & presentation, change management, design thinking & agile delivery, global team, leadership & talent development, cross-functional Collaboration, program & project management, financial modeling.

Contact Information: d.george917414@gmail.com


2016 Jan - 2020 Dec
SVP - Strategic Change & Performance Managment
Zurich Insurance / New York, NY


Carnegie Mellon University
BS / Civil Engineering, Economics
Carnegie Mellon University
MBA (MSIA) / Finance, Strategy