Jayanth Krishnan shares an article that explains how Fintech can help consumers make better credit choices. It’s a well known fact that Asian households (all countries east of Pakistan, to be clear about scope) used to have much lower leverage (and hence hold more cash like instruments) than their counterparts in Europe and Asia. This […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Ben Tingle.  Ben worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Co. and has been serving as an independent consultant since 2020. He is passionate about organizations experiencing transformations and is experienced in strategy development and operating model design, tech optimization, org design, change management, customer experience, and human capital. Major […]

Sindhu Kutty shares an article published in Forbes that identifies key elements that will ensure your operating model transformation is successful. Since watching my first episode of Star Trek, I have been fascinated watching the crew work seamlessly together as they follow their mission “to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and […]

Uwe Heiss shares an article that identities the benefits of giving caregivers tools that help them provide valuable information.  In practical terms, a stakeholder in a person’s health will find it difficult to contribute and receive relevant health information and to participate in informed decision-making if they are not a Covered Entity under HIPAA (reimbursed […]

In this concise PDF, Gaelle Lamotte shares key steps of business strategy execution.  Strategy Execution is a team sport!. 1) People execute the strategy. 2) A strategy may be good, but it would never deliver significant result without its people. 3) Connecting people to strategy is paramount for successful execution. 4) When people are aligned […]

Ben Lazaroff explains why ChatGPT can’t write your personal statement and offers examples of the limitations.  ChatGPT is to a personal narrative what a 3D sketch is to a building under construction. As someone who happens to care deeply about the deterioration of art and creativity at the hands of “artificial intelligence”, I’ve been as […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Samuel Alan Cooper.  Sam has spent the majority of his career in the consulting space, but as an IT consultant and a management consultant. He began his career in the Big Data & Analytics space, supporting clients across the operational chain from data ingestion, warehousing, manipulation, and visualization. Receiving his […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Matthew Axelrod. Matt is a healthcare executive with 20+ years of experience spanning federal government, management consulting, and senior leadership roles in small- to mid-sized companies. He is an expert in developing and implementing growth strategies, strategic partnerships, business development, sales, marketing, and customer success organizations. He has been consulting […]

In this article, Xavier Lederer asks leaders what their number one area of personal growth is and shares what they can do to improve it.  “I don’t know what I should focus on to become a better leader!” perplexedly answered the CEO. He was boasting that he had everything under control regarding his business growth […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Eric Payne.  Eric spent two years at Bain and Company supporting clients in the airline, events, and equipment leasing industries. From there he worked with leading tradeshow general contractors in Las Vegas and Dallas in corporate finance, strategic projects, acquisition integration and revenue growth, as well as overseeing Account Management, […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Nils Liedtke.  Meet Nils, a seasoned consultant with over 17.5 years of experience in the exhilarating world of McKinsey & Company, where Brussels served as his dynamic base camp. In this exciting journey, Nils had the privilege of rubbing shoulders with more than 35 of the world’s top 100 global […]

Jacob Lehman takes a moment to share one of his greatest influences and reflect on how he maintains his values and achieves a work-life balance.  In my work with both corporate clients and job-searchers, I try to keep in mind that a major decision is only correct for the client if it is congruent with […]