Dave Johnson

David Johnson


David Johnson is a senior manager in West Monroe Partners’ Security & Infrastructure practice. He has more than 35 years of IT strategy, optimization, and implementation experience across a wide array of organizations and technology environments.


David Johnson provides IT expertise and leadership during transaction due diligence, complex mergers and acquisition integration and carve-outs, technology implementation, and IT operational process improvement. Over the course of his career, he has developed a broad set of skills that facilitate transformative business change through technology and process improvement. He applies that unique blend of expertise to create IT optimization strategies and road maps aligned with business goals, evaluate and improve IT organizations and processes, design and implement security and infrastructure efficiently, and optimize IT costs through standardization and best practices.

Prior to joining West Monroe Partners in 2017, David spent nearly two decades in IT leadership roles with Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax, and advisory firms. As the organization’s IT director, he was responsible for developing, negotiating, establishing, and administering a highly effective team to provide procurement and other services to 135 global member firms. He also served as regional IT director for the Americas. He managed the US firm’s total IT transformation and was responsible for all merger and acquisition integrations.

David also has provided IT leadership and advisory services to the real estate industry through a variety of organizations, including the Chicago Board of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, Northwest Real Estate Board, and other organization.

He is a frequent author on topics ranging from the cloud to IT asset management to IT cost optimization and has been frequently quoted in industry publications.

David earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Management from Bradley University.