Michael Lopez

Executive Director - People Advisory Services, Ernst & Young

Michael is based in Los Angeles, California. Mr. López is an experienced strategist and innovation leader that drives the full lifecycle of strategy and innovation activities. He brings deep strategy experience and demonstrated results in strategy evaluation, development, deployment and measurement. He’s led innovation processes and techniques in both consulting and industry environments, to include ideation, external partnerships/open innovation, new product development and portfolio management using advanced analytics. Prior to joining EY, he spent two years as the Director for Innovation & Strategy at Smiths Interconnect; preceded by 13 years at Booz Allen Hamilton. He spent the first four years of his career as a intelligence analyst with the Department of Defense.