David Thomson

Blueprint To A Billion, Blueprint Companies, Fortune 500, Business Success Patterns


The founder and Chairman of the Blueprint Growth Institute, David G. Thomson, is bestselling author of Blueprint to a Billion: 7 Essentials to Achieve Exponential Growth. This book describes how America’s highest-growth companies made it to the top – the seven common success patterns of a set of 387 companies that went from an IPO since 1980 and achieved $1 billion in revenue. Investor’s Business Daily has named him a “guru for uncovering the blueprints behind sizzling growth firms”. Thomson has presented the Blueprint to a Billion to a vast audience including the National Venture Capital Association, Fortune 500 CEOs, the Churchill Club and Deloitte & Touche Fast Company Awards. He is continuing his research, applying the quantitative “Blueprint” success pattern to identify “The Next 800 Companies to Lead America’s Growth”.

The management guru’s work has been featured on CNBC’s Closing Bell, ABCNews.com, Forbes.com Businessweek.com, and in such well known publications as the New York Times, Investor’s Business Daily and the cover story in Fortune Small Business. His newest book, Mastering the 7 Essentials of High-Growth Companies is on its way to becoming widely embraced by management teams worldwide.

David G. Thomson has been leading business growth for 20 years in general management and executive sales/marketing at Nortel Networks and Hewlett-Packard. As Vice President, Sales and Marketing in both Nortel and HP, he led strategic account growth from $100M to over $500M.