Advisement built from experience.

Global Business Advisory Services LLC is an international consulting firm that provides expertise to manufacturing companies and organizations in the form of advisory services and speaking engagements.

David Burns,
Principal & Founder

Over 35 Years In The Field

Leader & Mentor



Partners & Clients


Advising Services

GBAS provides a full breadth of business advisory services, to help small to mid-size manufacturing-based businesses succeed in the global marketplace


Speaking Engagements

GBAS offers engaging and informative public speaking services for a variety of functions – from keynotes at trade events and industry conferences to media interviews to private corporate presentations.
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Challenges and Achievements:
The Leadership Lessons


RIT Leads Regional Response to Ventilator Shortage in Coronavirus Fight

Burns collaborates with Rochester Institute of Technology in leading an effort to produce a prototype ventilator designed to help meet the continuing surge of respiratory cases as a result of the coronavirus.

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Presentation on Advanced Manufacturing Technology

David Burns, Founder of the Global Business Advisory Services LLC and Senior Advisor to the Association for Manufacturing Technology, spoke at the TCT Show Conference about the reality of dynamic digital manufacturing.

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Presentation on 3D Printing & The Lean Journey

With the increased coverage of 3D printing in the mainstream media, it is perhaps understandable that people forget the true industrial applications of the technology — not so David Burns. Hear how David sees the progression of true additive manufacturing and how 3D printing will develop in the coming years.

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International Manufacturing Technology Show

Travis Egan interviews David Burns, highlighting what Burns has learned from his extensive experience in manufacturing technology.

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Interview on Fox Business on 3D Printing

FBN’s Jeff Flock talks to former ExOne President David Burns about the expanding uses of 3D printing.


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