Umbrex is pleased to welcome Akshata Prabhu.  Akshata is a former Bain & Company Manager, with experience leading teams of 5-10 associates since 2021. She has over five years of experience at Bain in projects across Consumer & Retail (revenue growth strategy, new product / category entry, consumer segmentation, price-pack architecture, route-to-market) and Commercial Due […]


Norbert Paddags shares an article on the combination of digital solutions and personal communication in wealth management.  Hybrid solutions in wealth management Hybrid models are the panacea that make driving fun and at the same time allow you to have a clear conscience thanks to the electric drive. But hybrid solutions are not only in […]

This article from Jonathan Paisner explores the integration of  thought leadership articles from employees and brand management of the company. QUESTION: HOW DO COMPANIES WITHOUT A STRONG, CENTRALIZED EDITORIAL FUNCTION ENCOURAGE EMPLOYEES TO BUILD THOUGHT LEADERSHIP PLATFORMS, WHILE ALSO ENSURING QUALITY CONTROL AND BRAND ADHERENCE?*  As thought leadership platforms evolve into audio/video/digital experiences, there is […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Jack Howard.  Jack was as an Associate (promoted from Junior Associate) in McKinsey’s London office for 3 years, where he worked across a range of industries and functions, with a particular industry focus on Public Sector, Financial Services and Consumer Goods. In terms of functional experience has worked on Strategy, […]


This article from Carlo Palmieri on the future of self-driving cars was written more than a few years ago, but does it forecast the near future? The Internet of Things is a reality and it is going to permeate our daily lives even more in the near future. From Smart Homes to Wearables and Connected […]

Nathan Pamart shares the latest Climate Tech podcast in his series that interviews people from the companies leading the global race to decarbonisation. In this episode, you are going to learn about a company building a marketplace to help building owners get to net zero by helping them measure their energy footprint, and fund certified […]


Ushma Pandya shares a report on legislative updates for New York State waste disposal. We continue to see federal, state, and local activity related to waste reduction and diversion. We provide the below as a recap of the major legislation (passed and pending) that is of interest, primarily in NYC and NY State but also […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome James Anderson. A summery of James’ experience follows: “I am currently a freelance consultant and trainer, with a focus on leadership development and strategy in healthcare, health data and research. I am also a qualified executive coach. From 2016 to 2021, I was a Senior Principal in IQVIA Real World […]

In this article, Sohil Parekh turns his focus to healthcare and the challenges faced by people with rare diseases and their families.  We stood under bright blue skies in Boston’s Fort Point neighborhood. The late Spring sun shone down on us. The morning seemed colder than it was as a light breeze blew in from […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Pam Fox Rollin with IdeaShape.  Pam Fox Rollin, MBA coaches senior executives and top teams in Silicon Valley and globally. Pam guides technology, biopharma, and healthcare organizations to succeed in strategic transformation, executive development, leadership development, and culture change. She works with public companies, PE-backed companies, scale-ups, and NGOs. She […]


In this article, Tirrell Payton identifies common issues faced by product managers and how to fix them.  “Hi, I’m Tirrell. Thanks a lot for taking the time to chat with me about what you need and how I might be able to help. So tell me, what is the problem you’re trying to solve?” “We […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Michel Henri Philippart with Sourcing Plus. Michel has more than 30 years of experience in strategic supplier relations management and procurement. He holds a DBA from Paris Dauphine “Thesis: Managing Suppliers as an Intangible Resource to Contribute to the Creation and Sustainability of Competitive Advantages: A Resource Based Approach” (2016), […]