Blog

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Kareem Hall with K Hall Consulting. Kareem is a management consultant and entrepreneur with 15 years of experience in market research, strategic planning, and workshop facilitation. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Morehouse College. Kareem runs K Hall Consulting, a strategy, qualitative analysis, and […]

  Przemek Czerklewicz has been invited by the Hong Kong University chapter of ShARE (a global organization that connects students with international clients for pro bono, socially responsible consulting projects) to speak during their series of online training sessions.  The training will take place on October 12th between 7 and 8.30 PM Hong Kong time […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Anna Engströmer with Anna Engströmer GmbH. Anna is Swedish, has worked across Europe and lives in Switzerland. She worked 2006-2011 in McKinsey in Italy, in the Business Technology Office and the Operations Practice. She was a manager at Zurich Insurance (Finance and Sourcing) and at UBS (Vendor Governance). She works […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Anthony Howe.  Anthony has worked at three leading consultancies including McKinsey (strategy), AT Kearney (manufacturing/operations) and Accenture (Information Technology).  After leaving consulting, Anthony joined the financial services industry, initially launching a corporate development team for the CEO of a private payments company and then progressing to leadership roles at Wachovia, […]

luiz-zorzella-mckinsey-alum-toronto-canada

  Luiz Zorzella shares an article that identifies key insights for improving a service team’s performance and results. If your firm is organized around service teams, you may find that understanding and managing their contribution is difficult. It is not easy because it depends on several logic leaps that sound intuitive but are opaque. For […]

will-bachman-mckinsey-alum-new-york-ny

I’m loving Airr, a podcast player app that allows you to highlight and share clips from podcasts. When you are listening to a podcast and hear something you’d like to save or share, you just click a button. By default the app selects a 45 second clip surrounding that point in time. You can adjust the […]

edward-d-kee-mckinsey-alum-washington-dc

  Edward Kee shares news on the current nuclear energy situation in the US with insights on the deregulated electricity market and the energy subsidy policy. Government energy subsidies are standing in the way of a clean US electricity system — and US nuclear. Nuclear power in the United States is struggling, with well-maintained plants […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Seth Townsend with Tonisgah Group. Seth  spent 5 years at McKinsey as part of the Healthcare practice, leading efforts across sales growth, pricing, operations, due diligence, M&A, and corporate strategy for companies in the pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and healthcare industry.  Following his time at McKinsey, Seth worked at Novartis where […]

sara-conte-bcg-alum-portland-or

  Sara Conte shares an article from the company archives that identified the increase in the use of expert networks with projections reaching into 2022. Investors and others are increasingly utilizing expert networks like Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) and AlphaSites to instantly get answers to key questions. It’s like calling a friend in the business, […]

robbie-baxter-booz-alum-san-francisco-ca

  Charity: water’s MZ Goodman joins Robbie Kellman Baxter to share how she is applying subscription model best practices to a nonprofit. They discuss how MZ leverages content marketing and digital community strategies developed in her work at The New York Times to build a donation-based subscription model, how they’ve leveraged a single 20-minute video […]

cheryl-lim-tan-mckinsey-alum-san-francisco-ca

  Cheryl Lim Tam provides a post that explains the benefits of Tundra and highlights a few companies that are using the platform to sell their products.  Ever wonder what happened to that innovative company you once saw on ABC’s hit show Shark Tank? There’s a good chance it landed a deal, invested in more […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Agnes Allotey with Stratosphere. Agnes is a Strategy, Innovation, Product and Organizational Development expert and a Management Consultant with 19 years of experience at firms including McKinsey and Company, Bloomberg L.P., Dow Jones & Company and Milvik (BIMA).  She has exposure to multiple industries and functions including the development of […]