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Sherman Baldwin is the CEO of LCR Capital Partners, a global private investment and advisory services firm headquartered in Westport, CT. Sherman is also currently a seminar lecturer on Innovation & Leadership at Yale. Previously, Sherman was a Managing Director at Accenture (NYSE: ACN). He was the global client executive for one of Accenture’s largest and most strategic clients. Previously, he led the Management Consulting practice for CMT North America’s Atlantic Region, and prior to that he was the Global Managing Director for Accenture’s Aerospace & Defense business. Prior to Accenture, Sherman was the Vice President of Strategy & Development for Pratt & Whitney, the aircraft engine division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX). He has also worked as a Vice President and Managing Director focused on the aerospace & defense and information technology portfolio companies of J.F. Lehman & Company, a private equity partnership. He started his business career at McKinsey & Company where he was an engagement manager developing growth strategies for companies in the aerospace & defense, computer and telecommunications industries. Sherman’s experience comprises over 20 years of P&L leadership, strategy and transformation work for Fortune 500 corporations, private equity firms and the Pentagon. From 1987 to 1995, he served in the U.S. Navy as a carrier pilot, a strategic planner for the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Navy. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Yale University, a Master’s degree in Telecommunications from George Washington University and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School. Sherman is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Council on Germany. He has written award winning articles on leadership and national security and is the author of Ironclaw, a book about his combat experience as a carrier pilot during the first Persian Gulf War. He is also the author of Growing Up with Harry, a book about family values and the life lessons learned from his father. Sherman is a 2003 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a member of Aspen Global Leadership Network.