Managing Partner: David M. Talon
iGrowth Strategies was founded by David Talon in 1991. In more than 25 years as a Senior Executive and Management Consultant he has developed his knowledge, skills and experience deploying business growth and expansion projects in 42 countries. He is a Vistage Trusted Advisor and expert in International Business Expansion. He has been a member of the Institute of Management Consultants and the Professional Coaches and Mentors Association. Through extensive partnering with local nationals in each of these countries, he has learned the cultural aspects of global business development and gained insights into understanding business dynamics from multiple viewpoints. His MBA in International Business Strategy and Cultural Studies helped him developed a quick-study methodology to rapidly understand foreign markets around the world. His corporate experience in international business development, operations, global sales, and deep negotiation as head of a $50 million operation have positioned him well to understand the challenges faced by client companies and their teams in their global growth initiatives.
Over the course of his career, he has worked extensively with senior executives, company owners and internal/external clients to plan, design, develop, and execute business expansion initiatives, strategic alliances, agency networks creation and joint ventures in the USA, Europe, Far East, Latin America, Australia, and the Middle East. He has developed and led extensive cross-border training programs in over 25 countries to build effective communications. He is fluent in Spanish and has a basic knowledge of French and German. He is currently studying Portuguese to build on his experience in Brazil and learn how to communicate more effectively as this BRIC country continues its’ rapid growth trajectory. He has lived in South America and Mexico.
The International Team
Each iGrowth Strategies team member has been personally selected by David M. Talon, after being introduced into the group by a trusted source. Currently, iGrowth Strategies has team members in over 20 countries around the globe, including Mexico, India, Argentina, France, Germany, Brazil, and many others. These teams are dynamic and come together as clients’ needs warrant. Each professional has an advanced degree (MBA or MS) in Business or Technology combined with over 20 years experience as a business executive and management consultant. Nearly every one of these trusted teammates are members of their local national chapters of the Institute of Management Consultants, a worldwide organization dedicated excellence, education and ethics in the consulting profession.