David Shankman
Location: New York, Speciality: Insight

David Shankman

Winkle Director


  • M.B.A. – The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania)
  • B.S. in Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude, State University of New York at Albany

Previous incarnations:

  • FutureBrand – Director, Business Development and Consumer Insights
  • Optimal Strategix Group – Principal, Strategic Consulting and Innovation
  • Symphony IRI – Vice President, Client Insights
  • Cadbury – Director of Marketing (Cadbury Japan)

Guiding belief:

Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.


Skiing, Riding his motorcycle, Travelling, and being taught how to be cool by his 9 year old daughter