Dave Cornelius

Innovation & Agility Leader

Professional Business Agility Coach

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About Dave


Dr. Dave Cornelius is a business and executive coach who is renowned for driving organizational transformation for startups and enterprise clients. He is a thought partner in areas of business agility, digital transformation, Agile leadership, and product innovation, and has years of experience working with corporations, startups, and non-profits to achieve their short-and-long-term goals.

Throughout his career, Dr. Dave has helped deliver more than $1B in customer value for popular brands like General Motors (GM) Financial, PetSmart, Schneider Electric, Accenture, Improving, Centene, Citigroup, Cognizant, Univision Television, etc. He is a servant leader and forward-thinking entrepreneur who enjoys helping people achieve their full potential by turning concepts into tangible products and services.
Dr. Dave has a hands-on, experiential coaching style, and takes pride in delivering immersive learning experiences through Agile leadership (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe) and design thinking. He is also a community advocate and change agent who leverages his background and expertise as an Agile Coach and Enterprise Trainer to launch initiatives like the Agile for Humanity Conference and the 5 Saturdays STEAM program.
Dr. Dave’s areas of expertise include organizational transformation, business agility and process improvement, lean startup and product innovation, enterprise IT-business alignment, immersive learning, DEI&B initiatives, Agile and adaptive practices, and customer value optimization.

Published Articles & Case Studies

Case Study: MAN

How can you build a truck with innovative unique selling propositions in just 18 months, if the regular development cycle is at least five years? MAN Truck & Bus was confronted with this challenge at the end of 2016.