Paul Leinwand is a thought leader on strategy, growth, and capability building for Strategy&, PwC's strategy consulting group. Based in Chicago, he is a principal with PwC U.S.
Advises clients on the topic of strategy, growth, and capability building, with a focus on the consumer product and retail sectors.
Co-Author of three books, Strategy That Works: How Winning Companies Close the Strategy-to-Execution Gap (Harvard Business Review Press, 2016), The Essential Advantage: How to Win with a Capabilities-Driven Strategy (Harvard Business Review Press, 2010) and Cut Costs and Grow Stronger (Harvard Business Review Press, 2009), as well as several articles in the Harvard Business Review and strategy+business.
"Pay Attention to Revenue Growth. But How?", which appeared in strategy+business.
"The End of Trade 'Spending'? Two New Approaches Can Recoup This Investment", a Strategy& study.
Mr. Leinwand earned an MBA with Distinction from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Washington University. He currently teaches at Kellogg as an Adjunct Professor of Strategy.