Dr. Dave Oventhal has spent over twenty years in many different product development and marketing roles, and has been directly involved in hundreds of product development projects. A former president of the Los Angeles chapter of the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), Dr. O has a doctorate in business administration with an emphasis in strategy and innovation. Dr. O specializes in creativity, innovation, and strategy.

A certified instructor in the de Bono Thinking Systems, Dr. O helps individuals, organizations, and communities leverage creative thinking and problem-solving for market-leading innovations.


In addition to his doctorate, Dr. O has a master’s degree in business administration (MBA), a bachelor of arts (BA) in advertising management, and a technical degree in motorcycle mechanics.

Dr. O loves to help individuals and organizations learn, grow, and succeed. Focusing on long-term relationships and providing the highest level of quality training and guidance, Dr. O will help you successfully compete in a turbulent and fast-changing global business environment. If you need training, consulting assistance, or a keynote speaker to help educate, motivate, and inspire internal and external stakeholders, contact Dr. O.

Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.
— Albert Einstein