For more than 20 years, David has pursued his passion for building global companies that serve the world’s most senior leaders across the Fortune 500 and national governments. His strength is in bringing fundamentally different approaches into the mainstream to solve a wide range of complex challenges. His involvement cuts across industries and sectors that include financial services, life sciences, automotive, entertainment, ICT, governments and NGOs.
As an entrepreneur, David is a friend and trusted confidant to many global leaders. He remains actively involved with Syntegrity’s clients, and as a speaker he frequently presents on complexity, problem solving, mobilization, and scaling talent.
Prior to Syntegrity, David was responsible for leading strategy and M&A for North America Media Engines Inc., a TSX-listed company.
He holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, Canada.
As Chief Technology Officer and Chief Architect, David Benjamin leads Syntegrity’s client delivery organization and its Lab, and is accountable for the overall design and quality of the company’s client engagements. He also focuses on working with top executives one-on-one, adding value through the lens of complexity.
David is certified as a Syntegration Master Designer and Lead Orchestrator. He has gained recognition worldwide as an expert in the application of systems thinking and complexity theory in solving real business challenges across a broad spectrum of industries and challenge types.
His career has spanned a variety of industries in roles at IBM and Skura and smaller specialized consulting firms, with particular emphasis on business system design and technology development. He has gained significant formal recognition for his work on global strategic planning with top executives in Fortune 500 companies.
David has an extensive background in design, project architecture and project management, software architecture, design and development, process analysis and design, data architecture, and knowledge management. He also has extensive subject matter expertise in health, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, automotive, financial services, packaging, enterprise risk management, entertainment and manufacturing.
David holds a Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours, Co-op) degree from the University of Waterloo, Canada.
Sue Ross is responsible for Syntegrity’s financial management, human resources and operations, including IT and facilities.
Sue’s talent and experience in finance has made her an integral part of many North American organizations, including not-for-profits, international publishing, educational institutions and services organizations such as Price Waterhouse.
Sue holds a Bachelor’s degree in Administrative and Commercial Studies from the University of Western Ontario, Canada; a Diploma in Accounting from Wilfred Laurier University, Canada; and her Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA) designation.