David Elsner

David is the President of DHE Consulting and a Managing Partner at illuminaite, two firms specializing in consulting, advanced analytics, and AI to identify, analyze, and solve business problems. With over 20 years of experience as a consultant and executive, he has advised leading organizations across the globe.

An experienced consultant and lecturer, David provides analytical and professional classes to a wide range of academic programs and corporate clients. At Schulich, he teaches Data Visualization and Modelling.

David’s philosophy for learning, consulting, and solution building is simple: focus on what’s important and leverage the power of vision. He’s passionate about analytics and data visualization and getting organizations to not only understand the power of analytics, but also how critical analytics are to their survival.

David holds a BASc in Engineering, a BA in Economics, and an MBA in Strategy and Innovation from the University of Toronto.

He is also the Executive Director of the Yorkville Exotic Car Show, the preeminent annual Father’s Day event in Toronto that raises funds for cancer research and a Board Member for the Melanoma Network of Canada.