He is known throughout the world as an expert in innovation management and the leading expert in the LEGO® company. David is a tenured professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he focuses on teaching executive education programs. Prior to working at MIT, Robertson was a LEGO® Professor of Innovation and Technology Management at the Institute for Management Development (IMD) of Switzerland and a Professor of Practice at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
He is co-author of the book "Building a Better Company with the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Methodology" and the main architect of the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method, a powerful tool that allows the development of real-time strategies to improve innovation and business performance. With its help, the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method has been used successfully by new and multinational companies to maximize the synergy between the teams of all organizations. Previous clients include among many others: Google, P & G, Deloitte, United Nations, Toyota, Novo Nordisk and Grundfoss.