Daniel Patrick Forrester is an author, thought leader, strategist and management consultant with over fifteen years experience leading complex strategy and technology evolution engagements for senior executives from Fortune 100 and 500 companies, not for profits and federal government organizations. Current and past clients include: Verizon, Sallie-Mae, Sprint, Dow Chemical, FMC Corporation, Xerox, AARP Foundation, The Department of Homeland Security, The Library of Congress, Washington National Cathedral, The Congressional Research Service, and the United States Marine Corps.
Forrester is frequently in demand as a public speaker at organizations such as The Brookings Institution and the top-ranked Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. Forrester is currently a Director and Executive within Sapient Government Services, a subsidiary of Sapient Corporation.
Forrester is the author of, “Consider: Harnessing the Power of Reflective Thinking in Your Organization” published by Palgrave Macmillan. He is also a thought leader in organizational transformation having released, “The Government’s New Breed of Change Agents” This original ethnographic study is now taught within leading public policy schools through Publisher ME Sharpe’s Transforming Public Leadership for the 21st Century.
In addition to his executive leadership role within Sapient Corporation’s Government Services Group working with a wide array of clients, Forrester also serves as a strategic advisor to start-up companies. He is also a member of the board of directors for “The Embassy Series,” a not-for-profit dedicated to promoting “musical diplomacy.”
He serves as the Vice Chairman of the Institute Directorate within The Cambridge Institute for Applied Research Inc. a global network of senior executives and scholars examining and responding to globalization and “trends beneath trends” –both domestic and international.
Forrester holds an MBA from the University of Rochester’s William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration and a BA from The Catholic University of America in Washington DC.
He resides in Madison, New Jersey with his wife Nancy and their children William and Charlotte.
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