David Vermette has over 25 years of experience as an analyst, researcher and writer specializing in the area of Product Development and R&D Management. He has managed numerous primary research studies of product development best practices. He has interviewed scores of product development practitioners from such companies as Ford, Motorola and Xerox, as well as global thought leaders, consultants, authors and academics in the field. He has authored or co-authored white papers, case studies, reports and presentations. He has contributed to research published by Oxford University Press and covered by The Wall Street Journal.
For TCGen, David has collaborated on projects for Inkling, Roche, and Bluescape among others. David also serves as an editor for TrustedPeer Inc. where he has conducted in depth interviews with more than 30 international consultants in such fields as R&D metrics, digital marketing, and customer experience research.
David was editor in chief of The Management Roundtable’s monthly newsletter Product Development Best Practices Report. For Goldense Group, Inc., David managed a series of biennial primary research studies on Product Development metrics. David’s clients have also included CSC, The Fetzer Institute, Realization Inc., and Business Enterprise Mapping, Inc.
David was a Research Associate at Product Development Consulting, Boston, MA and a Research Analyst for Thomson & Thomson (now Thomson CompuMark) of Boston. He holds a B.A. from St. John’s College, Annapolis, MD and a M.M. from the New England Conservatory of Music.