Brian Dawson is the co-founder and President of Fifth Quadrant Analytics. He is a seasoned executive and strategist with deep experience in process improvement, revenue enhancement and productivity optimization. For the past 20 years, Brian has worked with leading companies in Europe, Asia and the U.S. to define and execute growth strategies that deliver sustainable change both within their organizations and out to their customers.

At FQA, Brian is responsible for building the global business. He also serves as lead quality assurance partner on all engagements. Prior to FQA, Brian was a senior executive at Accenture Strategic Services, PA Consulting and Thomson Reuters focusing on alternative investment services. He began his career as a management trainee at Credit Suisse, graduating to management positions in Treasury and Corporate Banking.

Brian holds an MBA from Columbia Business School, is a CAIA charterholder and serves as a Senior Advisor to the CAIA Association. He enjoys chess and mountain climbing, and is seeking to complete the ‘Seven Summits’ circuit of highest mountains.