Michael A M Davies
Globally recognized thought leader and educator in technology, innovation, and leadership
Michael also publishes his thoughts on a personal blog, where he focuses on how technology can transform key industries, on the risks of disruption, and on his professional experiences navigating the innovation ecosystem in Kendall Square.
Michael Davies is a knowledgeable and compelling speaker on the subject of digital and mobile innovation, consumer behavior, building platforms and business ecosystems, and decision-making and leadership in high-tech businesses and new technology ventures.
His engagements include appearances at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Systems Design Management (SDM) Conference, at the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC), and at Interop, the leading conference for IT professionals.
Above, Michael presents his views to executives at commercial real-estate investment firm JLL Partners.
Michael appears regularly in a variety of written media.
Michael's frameworks for thinking about the world have been developed through more than twenty years of practice — working with leaders in technology — and more than a decade of teaching and research on the works of several prominent thought leaders.
As technology changes and new business models emerge, Michael's consulting practice guides business leaders to anticipate the future and navigate opportunities in order to build sustainable competitive advantage. Michael's thoughts are grounded in his years of experience in the digital and mobile industries, and shared through his MIT and LBS courses.
Endeavour Partners is a strategy consulting firm with deep expertise in mobile and digital business and technologies. We work with top executives of companies impacted by the business and technology forces at play in the mobile and digital sectors. We help clients anticipate the future, and navigate the resulting opportunities and innovate for growth.
SL&M Praxis, Technology Strategy for System Design & Management
New Technology Ventures
Michael Davies is the Founder and Chairman of Endeavour Partners, a Senior Lecturer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and he runs the New Technology Ventures Program at London Business School. He works with leaders in technology to anticipate the future, navigate the resulting challenges and opportunities, and enable them to drive innovation.
Michael has deep business and technology expertise in mobile and digital domains. He is an expert in technology and business ecosystems, competition and collaboration, and the management of innovation. Prior to founding Endeavour Partners, Michael held executive and strategic advisory roles with leading firms including Boston Consulting Group, BellSouth International, Braxton Associates, GeoPartners Research and Mars Electronics. He has also been an entrepreneur, including pioneering the first global system for a mobile communication business outside Europe and the first personal digital assistant with digital connectivity (a predecessor to the modern smartphone).
In addition to his role at Endeavour Partners, Michael is a Senior Lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Guest Lecturer at the London Business School. He holds an MBA from London Business School, and Masters degrees in Engineering from the University of Cambridge and the University of Durham.