Kevin McDermott

Kevin McDermott, FSG Associate Consultant

Kevin’s collaborations with FSG date back to 2006 and the groundbreaking Project Horizon for the U.S. Department of State.  Since then, Kevin has played invaluable roles in FSG project work and scenario practice development for clients including Port Authority of New York & New Jersey and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

In addition to his role as an FSG principal Kevin leads the New York strategic-communications firm Collective Intelligence, which has worked in Asia, Europe and North America in developing thought-leadership strategies for a roster of innovative clients.  He has also served as vice president for executive communications and thought leadership at IBM.

Before launching Collective Intelligence Kevin worked as a journalist, reporting for The Atlantic Monthly from Haiti, The New York Times from Britain, and The Washington Post and Saveur in France.  He made a specialty of international business and finance reporting for such publications as Business Week, The Economist and Business International, now part of the Economist Intelligence Unit.