Brian Johnson is a senior research analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein in New York City, covering the automobile industry. Prior to his tenure on Wall Street, he spent 20 years in strategy consulting. At Accenture, he led the marketing strategy practice, helping major clients in a wide range of industries improve business performance. Before joining Accenture, he was a partner at McKinsey & Co. Johnson has also been an adjunct professor of marketing at Northwest University’s Kellogg School of Management, where he developed the first course on CRM ever offered at a major business school. He received a B.S. from Stanford University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the Harvard Law Review.