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Umbrex is pleased to welcome Assaf Sahar.   Assaf started his career at McKinsey and has been using his strategic skillset ever since. During the last decade he was part of Lumenis’ successful turnaround and NASDAQ IPO (LMNS, 2014), built and led a new business unit for Evogene (EVGN, Ag-bio), and founded a venture backed D2C […]

If you sometimes wonder what can be done in the western world to deal with present day issues and insanities, Nicholas Beecroft may have the answer in his new book where he shares a psychiatrist’s prescription for western civilization. We are entering a period of dramatic change that will reshape our world. The tectonic plates […]

If the art of facilitation eludes you, Guillermo Herbozo can help you improve your skills with this article that identifies how a great facilitator operates.  In the context of a huddle, there are several things great facilitators do. As a reminder, we define a huddle as a short, recurring training session that is focused on […]

Mark Hess identifies how AI has created significant opportunities for mid-market companies. The rapid advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) have created significant opportunities for mid-market companies to improve their business strategies for growth and scale. By leveraging AI, mid-market companies can enhance their decision-making processes, increase efficiency, enhance customer experience, and become more agile. In […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Johannes Becker with Becker Management Consulting. Johannes started the first decade of his career at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in Munich working mainly in Financial Services, Technology and Energy industries. BCG then delegated him to a multi-year project with the University of Oxford and sponsoring his PhD in Industrial […]

Alistair Hodgett shares key insights on operational improvements (plus a party of emojis) in this article and summarized case study. My consulting training changed how I see how businesses operate, from the smallest coffee shop upwards (it’s not OK to try and engage the staff in a discussion of the operations project you can see, […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Tiger Huang.  Tiger is a transformation and turnaround leader and has led a dozen large scale good-to-great transformations as a Senior Vice President / Associate Partner at McKinsey. Tiger started consulting independently starting 2022 with a focus on transformations and strategy for technology companies. In the transformation context, he has […]

Ben Lazaroff shares an article that explores the role of AI, the metaverse, and deep fakes in our present “reality”. Amid the 50,000 daily posts on ChatGPT and AI, it’s seemingly been lost that reality manipulation and sensory control are at the very heart of artificial intelligence, the “metaverse”, deepfakes and the rest. Beyond the […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Vinicius Castelo Branco. A summary of Vinicius’ experience follows. “Brazilian (from Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais), father, engineer by training (ITA – Brazil), MBA (Columbia Business School is my alma mater) and world history enthusiast. Results-driven independent consultant with solid professional and academic background. 12+ years of experience in strategic consulting […]

In this article, Michele Holcomb shares the three key drivers in healthcare. I lead a team that sets the course for the future of Cardinal Health. We look around corners, study the trends and drivers that will shape our industry and the competitive environment, and develop strategies to address our customers’ needs. Our mission: To […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Nicholas Beecroft with Veinvest.  Nicholas is an Organisational Psychiatrist with 25 years’ experience as a trusted advisor to CEOs, Investors and Boards specialising in: * Assessing CEO & Board leadership, performance and risk * CEO and Executive Coaching- Strategy, Leadership, Performance, Relationships * Decision Facilitation for high-stakes investment and business […]

In this article, Diane Flynn goes beyond the obvious with these insights on building team diversity. Lack of diversity has long been the elephant in the room for the tech industry and everybody is painfully aware the industry is too pale, too male, and very young. Yet few companies are actually tackling the issue head […]