Innovation is a team sport – convening the right mix of innovation ecosystem partners is critical for our clients to commercialize new business models and achieve their growth agendas.

Brent Duersch

Managing Director, EY-Nottingham Spirk Innovation Hub, Ernst & Young LLP

Executive with 25 years of digital transformation and product or service innovation experience at global retailers and manufacturers. Living in the intersection of business, design and technology.

Brent is the Managing Director of the Cleveland EY-Nottingham Spirk Innovation Hub, responsible for crafting exceptional client experiences, making breakthrough ideas reality and managing the collaboration with Nottingham Spirk. The Innovation Hub combines Nottingham Spirk’s offerings with EY capabilities to help businesses drive efficiency, resiliency, agility and growth throughout the value chain.

Brent earned his MBA from the Carl H. Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati and a Bachelor’s degree in MIS (Management Information Systems) from the University of Dayton. 

How Brent is building a better working world

“I have a passion for helping our clients conceive, design, develop and commercialize disruptive and adjacent innovations – including new-to-the-world products, services, digital platforms, and overarching business models – that have the potential to positively impact billions of global consumers.  I bring the same level of passion for helping our clients digitally transform their enterprise operations to achieve step changes in productivity, throughput, quality, and associate engagement.”

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