David K. Hurst
Expert on Strategy, Leadership and Change
David Hurst helps organizations learn from the past, understand the present, and create the future. In his vibrant presentations, Hurst shares his highly innovative ideas about leadership, change management, and the dynamics of organizations that promote creativity and learning.
Hurst is the author of three bestselling books, Crisis & Renewal: Meeting the Challenge of Organizational Change; Learning from the Links: Mastering Management Using Lessons from Golf; and The New Ecology of Leadership: Business Mastery in a Chaotic World, and his opinions and articles are highlighted in publications such as The Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, Strategy and Business, The Globe and Mail, Strategic Management Journal, Organizational Dynamics, Academy of Management Executive, Business Quarterly, and Organization Science.
For ten years, Hurst was executive vice-president of a large North American industrial distributor. With sales of over one billion, the company employed 1,600 people. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA from the University of the Witwatersrand. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Regina’s Kenneth Levene Graduate School of Business and adjunct faculty with the Center for Creative Leadership.