Mark Hess shares a company post that explains how mid-market companies are using AI to save money. AI is redefining business for mid-sized companies. A powerhouse of innovation, it’s driving change like never before. These organizations are in a prime position to take advantage of AI’s benefits, balancing the agility of small firms with the […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Rachel M Lee with Hillside Consulting. Rachel spent 10 years as a Practice Expert in the Healthcare Practice at the Boston Consulting Group and has been running her consulting firm focused on business strategy for life science companies since 2019. Rachel also briefly served as China Country Manager at Shire […]

Alistair Hodgett offers advice on how to build a company’s reputation for sustainability. Many of our clients place a high value on sustainability and in developing reputation management activities that realise the value of the investments they have made in sustainability. This may be one element of a broader Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, but […]

Johannes Hoech tackles the hype in Account-Based Marketing(ABM) and suggests methods of reducing adoption barriers for the serious practitioner. We have been doing Account-Based Marketing (ABM) implementations for several years, and in doing so have accumulated our share of battle scars. We’ve dealt with real boards and CEOs, complete with quarterly budgets, and revenue and […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Stuart Skeates. Stuart spent 8 years at McKinsey & Co being a core member of the public sector and sustainability practice. Stuart focused on supporting clients on strategy, investment and new business building and had a particular expertise in the carbon markets sector, especially the voluntary credit market. Stuart also […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Gonzalo Autrique with Autrique Consulting Group.  A summary of Gonzalo’s experience follows. “+20 Experience focused on Value Chain, Commercial, Procurement, Manufacturing and Distribution Strategy and Business Growth. Held leadership positions in projects in multiple industries including media, beverage, consumer package goods, retail, education, and logistics. Gonzalo A. Autrique, Founder and […]

In this article, Christoph Holle identifies a commonly missed factor when dealing with a crisis. Over the last few days and weeks I have read many high-quality articles on leadership in times of crisis and my first reaction was ‘everything that should be said has been said’: reflections, practical help, innovative ideas. But on second […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Ramiro Huidobro.  Ramiro has spent eight years at Bain & Company, where he has been a trusted partner to C-suite executives of Fortune 100, PE, and PE-backed companies, helping them navigate and resolve their most pressing challenges. Ramiro specializes in performance improvement, with a proven track record in orchestrating large-scale […]


Andrew Hone shares a company post that identifies essential tips for cutting business costs. Although cost reduction programs can deliver a powerful mix of financial, strategic, and organisational benefits, the failure rates of these types of programs are very high. A recent survey of C-Suite executives, for example, found that while 90% of businesses had […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Adam Schaffer with Symbia Advisors.  Adam is an accomplished professional with more than 15 years of experience in data-driven customer strategy and loyalty marketing. He is widely recognised for his expertise in customer strategy, data analytics and loyalty program design, and enjoys building long term trusted relationships with his clients. […]

As the use of AI becomes more ubiquitous, this article from Barry Horwitz explores how to use it and not hide from it. You’ve no doubt heard a lot about AI (Artificial Intelligence) over the past several months. From what I’ve read, these tools will either be the greatest invention ever, transforming the world of […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Megan Sun with Megdata.  Megan is a seasoned data leader with rich leadership experience in global top-tier companies including BCG, IBM, OLX, and Wayfair. With 10 years of experience in Data Analytics & Data Science, Megan has spearheaded major data and AI transformations across diverse industries, including retail, marketplaces, catering […]