Dave Payne brings 20 years of experience to his work as a business educator and consultant. Dave has provided strategic guidance, research, and tools development for clients in the beverage, building, communications, education, energy, pharmaceutical, publishing, retail and technology industries. In 1994, Payne began his ongoing consulting practice, completing strategic IT and sustainable business projects for companies such as AutoDesk, Coke, Harvard Business School Publishing, IKEA, Shell, State Street Bank, and musician/artist David Bowie.
In 2008, Mr. Payne completed an M.S. in Business Administration (MBA) at Leeds School of Business, where he works as an Instructor in the Center for Education on Social Responsibility (CESR), teaching MBA courses such as Topics in Sustainable Business and Socially Responsible Enterprise. Mr. Payne also has an Ed.M. from Harvard University, specializing in system dynamics and organizational learning, and a B.A. in Public Policy Studies with a concentration in Environmental Policy from Trinity College (CT).