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Pointe Leaders

Pointe Advisory believes in servant leadership at its core tenets. As an elite boutique, we harness the power of original research to elevate client strategies. With over 25 years in the strategic research and advisory space, Pointe employs 40 full-time thought leaders and seasoned industry veterans. With their field experience, advanced degrees and PhDs, and sophisticated analysis, you can be confident that our clients are paired with leaders who have a trove of strategic insight to inform the most vital business decisions under the most strenuous of circumstances.

Kenneth Sawka, Ed.D


Dr. Kenneth Sawka leads the Pointe Health practice and brings more than 30 years of experience in business strategy, intelligence, and leadership development. In roles at Deloitte Consulting and Fuld & Company, among other firms, Ken has designed and led intelligence programs, scenario planning engagements, business war-gaming experiences, and critical thinking-based leadership and decision-support engagements for numerous healthcare industry organizations including healthcare providers and payers, global pharmaceutical manufacturers, and health tech firms.​

Ken has been quoted on business strategy and intelligence in Modern Healthcare, Fast Company, Investor’s Business Daily, and other journals. He has also been featured on CNBC’s Squawk Box. Ken was named a Fellow of the Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) in 2003, and received the Meritorious Award, SCIP’s highest honor, in 2010. Ken holds a Doctor of Education Degree in Organizational Leadership from Northeastern University, and an M.A. in International Relations and a B.S. in Political Science, from The American University.


Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science, American University
Graduate: Master of Arts, International Relations, American University
: Doctor of Education, Northeastern University

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