Dennis Ceru

dceruDennis J. Ceru, Ph.D., Principal

Dennis is the company Founder, an Entrepreneur and Business Leader with more than 30 years of experience delivering successful business and technology solutions through leadership and management positions in the high-tech, financial services, and life sciences fields.  He started, led and grew four successful businesses over and is a recognized speaker and author on key topics in strategy and technology for the financial services industry and has been quoted extensively online and in print periodicals.

He is currently an Adjunct Professor at Babson College where he teaches MBA courses in entrepreneurship and business strategy. Previously he was an Adjunct Professor of business strategy at Boston University. Dennis also conducts numerous executive seminars, and both corporate and academic training programs worldwide.

He has mentored many senior executives to deliver strategy driven organizational change, developed and delivered business growth acceleration training programs, management vision workshops, and leadership and team development programs. He created and leads The Strategic Advisory Group and The CEOs Group, two new and innovative executive leadership development programs for growing entrepreneurial companies.

Previously, Dennis was a Director at TowerGroup where he created a strategic advisory service to the securities industry and a wealth management consulting practice for financial services institutions and technology vendors. Prior he was the President and Executive Director of Windsor Systems, a consulting and software development company that delivered custom solutions to financial services, manufacturing and technology clients. Dennis was Vice President of Product Development at First Interstate Bank, Ltd., where he lead a team creating electronic corporate cash management services for this super regional financial institution spanning 27 banks in 14 states.

Earlier in his career, Dennis was Department Director for HealthWest Corporation, providing ancillary health service programs throughout a multiple-hospital network and the managing partner of an organizational consulting and psychology practice.

Dennis earned a Doctorate in Psychology and Education from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Biology from Boston University.

His interests include photography, model ship building, and golf.

You can reach Dennis Ceru directly at: dceru@strategicma.com • Office: 781-239-1577 • Mobile: 781-799-9888