David Donovan

David Donovan

Executive Vice President at Publicis.Sapient
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Bio I am a member of the Publicis.Sapient leadership team and responsible for leading financial services in North America, setting operational and marketing strategies for the firm and managing relationships with top retail bank, global investment bank, wealth and asset management clients. Career History I've spent 25 years on Wall Street as an institutional equity trader, including 14 years as the sector leader of technology trading for Fidelity Management and Research.


Private Equity Investing in Financial Technology

The Digital Paradigm Shift for mid-market Private Equity Firms

03 Dec 2019

In today’s hyper-competitive world, Private Equity (PE) firms need to focus on executing a sustained digital transformation strategy for building a data driven due diligence capability, enhancing operational efficiencies and accelerating top line growth in portfolio companies. PE Firms also need to have a focused approach to attract and retain ski...

Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation

Why a Platform Business Model is key to accelerating Top Line Growth at Financial Services

26 Jun 2019

The titans of the banking industry need to set aggressive aspirational goals and execute upon strategic platform building capabilities to grow top line revenues, take their business beyond their core capabilities and compete with digital native platform companies that are moving into the banking domain. Platform business models pioneered by techno...


Digital Banking Trends

Digital Asset Journey - From crypto currency to corporate digital asset ecosystems

29 Mar 2019

2019 marks a special year for digital assets. On January 3, 2019, the world celebrated the 10th anniversary of a novel concept: ‘mining’ currency. In the realms of geeks and technology crypto enthusiasts. people explored large computing farms to mine a set of digital currency. In a complex mathematical cryptography research paper, the concept of b...

Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation

The Product Engineering Paradigm:Moving from idea to production at the speed of customer expectation

29 Oct 2018

With all the acronyms in the digital world, let’s talk about one more: VUCA. The term itself is not new, but it describes the challenges businesses are facing today. Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity. The digital world has heightened customer expectations, which in turn has shortened the life span of software development activiti