AI – will it mean exponential growth for humanity, or a new dark age? Wojciech Gryc explores the potential and offers three approaches to alleviate the risks.  Large language models like GPT-4, Claude, and others are ushering a new world – one where AI is available to everyone and everyone can benefit from showing an […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Michael Krone. Michael Krone has 7 years of experience in tech strategy & operations. During his 5 years with BCG, Michael was a core member of DigitalBCG (now BCG X) where he specialized in product go-to-market and digital transformation casework across industries. After BCG, Michael spent the past 2 years […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Pierre Frot as Independant Consultant. Pierre has a particular expertise and helping companies and their leaders to transform. He has a strong track records in managing international change management projects (incl. Post-Merger-Integrations), and he is a sought-after executive and executive team coach. In the last years, he was involved in […]

Wolfgang Hammes shares information about a workshop that is a comprehensive inflation management training tutorial. Let me start with the most exciting news: After I have talked a lot about THE WORLD OF TOMORROW workshop and tutorial series, it is now live. THE WORLD OF TOMORROW contains what I consider the best and most comprehensive […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Béa Beste with Headhackers. Béa Beste has more than 25 years of experience in all areas of branding and customer insight thanks to 15 years of entrepreneurship, 6 years of strategy consulting, 4 years of TV and 4 years of agency experience. She founded digital start-ups (Tollabox, Tollabea) and a […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Joe Griffith with Atalaya Insights. Joe is a senior consultant with over 15 years of consulting experience. As a trusted advisor to senior leaders across the tech, retail, consumer goods, and industrials sectors, he has consistently delivered insightful strategic guidance and actionable plans. Prior to working independently, Joe was a […]

In this article, Jennifer Hartz shares key points on the far-reaching impact of corporate philanthropy with examples of successful initiatives. Though corporate giving is a small percentage of all philanthropic monies given to non-profits in the U.S., it has an outsized opportunity to drive societal improvement and influence the hearts and minds of their stakeholders […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Michael D Bass. A summary of Michaels’s experience follows. “I am a seasoned healthcare executive with a 20-year history of ever-increasing roles of responsibility in operations and strategy at both the facility (CEO and COO) and regional, multi-site and state level. I have served as a healthcare consultant with McKinsey […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Anthony Hopp with AnthonyDykeHopp. A summary of Anthony’s experience follows. “I’ve been a serial business builder and a strategy consultant since 1988. My fields of experience span from technology disciplines like circuit board design/manufacturing, medical imaging, shared computing and robotics; to business disciplines like business building, franchising, product development, marketing […]

In this article, Bernie Heine shares sensible reminders on how to avoid burnout as a business owner. As a business owner, you enjoy the significant benefit of governing your work independently, including setting your own schedule. However, the current trend of a constant connection to work may not be as good for you as you […]

Greg Hennessy shares an article on power and why those that have it gain more of it. How is it that those with power seem to gain even more of it over time? And why do the disadvantaged seem to lose what little power they have, becoming increasingly reliant on those in positions of influence? […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Maxim Bogdashkin. Maxim is a financial sector senior professional and a business transformation leader with 20 years of experience in banking, corporate finance, risk management, investor relations and corporate governance. Maxim used to work in the Boston Consulting Group and Oliver Wyman leading their client engagements with banks and financial […]