Cynthia Benjamin

Cynthia Benjamin

Guest Speaker

Future Forecasting

Areas of Expertise

Future Forecasting

About Cynthia

Cynthia brings creative and strategic insight to organizations, and she is currently focused on high social-impact work with the Thrive Foundation for Youth. Cynthia has over 15+ years of innovation and strategy consulting experience, advising executive clients, leading specific innovation opportunity workshops and leading organizational change projects for companies interested in maximizing their innovation potential.
Experience Highlights:

* Healthcare data and analytics innovator at IMS Health. Commercial lead on significant new growth platform linking multiple data sources for commercial use across Provider, Payer, Government and Pharma sectors.
* Management Consulting Principal for life science and technology companies, with a focus on growth and innovation strategy.
* Innovation and Forecasting Instructor, Stanford University.
* Founder of Samson-McCann consumer products and home furnishings.
* IDEO Product Design Engineer on wide variety of high-tech and consumer products.

Education:
MBA, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
MS, Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering
BS, Stanford University, Product Design Engineering
Specialties: Innovation and Growth Strategy, Business Model Development and Implementation, Life Science and Healthcare Content, Innovation in Social Sector Organizations.

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