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David A. Lubin

Founder, Co-Chair
Managing Director

Dr. David A. Lubin has more than 25 years of experience successfully founding and managing technology and consulting firms that have become world leaders in the field of corporate performance management, business analytics, and new media.  David Lubin currently serves as Co-Founder and Managing Director of Constellation Research & Technology, Inc.

Previously, Dr. Lubin served as Chairman of the Sustainability Innovators Working Group , a research consortium established by David Lubin and Professor Daniel C Esty of Yale University. In that role, Dr. Lubin directed a large-scale research effort in which world-leading firms such as IBM, Unilever, Federal Express, Microsoft, and many others worked collaboratively on new models for developing and executing corporate sustainability strategy. In addition, Dr. Lubin directed a research study for the IFC / World Bank entitled, Assessing and Unlocking the Value of Emerging Market Sustainability Indices.

David Lubin served as Chairman of the Board of Palladium Group, a firm he founded with David Norton (the Balance Scorecard) in 2005, whose mission is advancing applications of business analytics to improve corporate performance. Prior to Palladium, he co-founded Renaissance Solutions, Inc. in 1991. Renaissance went public in 1995  and grew to become a global IT and management consulting firm employing over 6000 people. Prior to Renaissance, Dr. Lubin was Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of Spectrum Interactive, Inc. Spectrum launch in 1981, was a leading pioneer in the field of multi-media hardware, software and applications in on line learning and electronic merchandising. Spectrum was venture capital financed and ultimately successfully acquired in 1989.

Before beginning his career in business, Dr. Lubin was a member of the faculties at both Tufts and Harvard University. David Lubin received his Doctorate at Harvard University in Human Development in 1977.  He continues to advise venture and private equity funds, as well as non- profit organizations. He is a frequent speaker and writer, including a seminal article in Harvard Business Review entitled, The Sustainability Imperative (David Lubin and Dan Esty, HBR, May 2010) and Bridging the Sustainability Gap, MITSloan Review, 2014.  He was also the Principal Contributor to the UN PRI and UN Global Compact report entitled the Value Driver Model (https://www.unglobalcompact.org/take-action/action/value-driver-model ). Dr. Lubin serves on the Board of Directors of CDPNA.