john de yonge
Real organizational change and departure from business as usual is required to make the leap from ‘doing innovation’ to ‘being disruptive.’

John M. de Yonge

Ernst & Young LLP EYQ Global Markets Insights Director

Analyst and thought leader focused on disruption, sustainability and megatrends. Proponent of innovation for meeting global resource challenges. Skier. Fly-fisher. Tae kwon do black belt.

Areas of focus Disruption Innovation
Office Secaucus

John leads the disruption readiness, cities and natural resources agenda as one of the Insights Directors for EYQ, a global EY think tank that convenes, creates and connects around the question: “what’s after what’s next?”

In a series of global roles over his nearly 20-year career at EY, his work at EYQ has been informed by extensive exploration of business issues and trends in VC, entrepreneurship, cleantech and energy. These include stints as Research Director for EY Global Venture Capital Advisory Group and for the organization’s Global Cleantech Center.

John has also worked as Program Director for EY Global Energy Reform and Unbundling solution, part of EY Global Power & Utilities sector.

John earned an MSc in European Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a BA in International Studies from American University.

How John is building a better working world

“At EYQ, I help clients and stakeholders understand disruption and seize the upsides as the pace and scale of change increase. I share insights on megatrends that will shape business and society in the years to come. A strong supporter of the education objectives of EY, I mentor underserved high school students on their college application process through EY College Mentoring for Access and Persistence (MAP) program.”

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