BOSTON (May 7, 2019) – Dan McKone, Senior Partner and co-author of Edge Strategy: A New Mindset for Profitable Growth (Harvard Business Review Press, 2016), has been named among Consulting magazine’s Top 25 Consultants of 2019 for excellence in leadership. Based in Boston, McKone is currently Head of the Travel & Transportation practice in the Americas and Head of the Consumer Engagement & Loyalty service line. He has also served multiple terms on the firm’s Global Leadership Team and Americas Management Committee.

“Dan is a stand-out individual at our firm. Under his leadership, L.E.K. teams have pioneered some of the most significant innovations in the travel industry,” said Rob Rourke, President of L.E.K.’s Americas region. “We congratulate him on this well-deserved recognition.”

Over the last 25 years, McKone has worked on over 600 client engagements spanning a wide range of enterprises on topics of customer engagement, performance improvement, strategic decision analysis, concept development, channel strategy, pricing and positioning and new business launches. He has also been highly active advising on more than 100 M&A deals including some of the world’s largest corporate mergers. Today, his interests include addressing how artificial intelligence (AI) will impact consumer-facing strategies and commercial models. McKone holds a BA from Dartmouth, magna cum laude and an MBA from The Wharton School.

McKone will be honored at a gala awards dinner on June 13, 2019, in New York City and will be featured in the May issue of Consulting magazine.

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