Dave Cherry

Adjunct Faculty
MPS Retail Design Advisory Board

United States


Dave Cherry is a thought leader, executive strategist and speaker with over 25 years of experience. He helps clients across industries define a customer experience strategy, enabled by innovation/technology and measured/informed by analytics that drives deep relationships with customers and profitable growth. His deep operational, finance and IT background enables him to provide balanced insights and perspectives into strategy, due diligence and QA efforts.

He is a member of the International Institute of Analytics Expert Panel, serves on three Advisory Boards (Women in Analytics, CBUSRetail, and Columbus College of Art & Design Retail Advisory), co-leads the Innovation Pillar for the Columbus Fashion Alliance and is the Co-Producer of the Digital Solutions Gallery at the Ohio State University. He is also the co-author of “Analytics Interpreted: A Compilation of Perspectives”.

Dave has worked with and for leading organizations such as LBrands, Polo Ralph Lauren, Easton Town Center, Ascena Retail Group, Journeys, DSW, Disney, Alliance Data, Nationwide Insurance, AEP, Huntington Bank, Cardinal Health, OhioHealth, CAS, Deloitte Consulting and Price Waterhouse as well as numerous Private Equity and Venture Capital firms. He holds a BS in Economics with a dual degree in Finance and Law from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.