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Umbrex is pleased to welcome David Corral. David has been BCG Digital Ventures CFO for last 9 years scaling the operation of this Corporate Venture business from zero. Prior to that in his long tenure career at BCG has run global, regional and finance teams been recognized as a trusted partner who articulates a strategic […]

Alonzo Page is launching a new website for his marketing consultancy serving startups and growth-stage companies.  Where Conviction Meets Creativity: Introducing Strange Oaths I’m excited to share my newest venture: Strange Oaths, a marketing consultancy focused on custom, GTM advisory. After a fulfilling tenure leading Consumer Strategy and Insights at Peloton, I’ve decided it’s time […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Paul Dean. Paul spent 2 years at McKinsey & Company designing and implementing business Transformations in both the travel /logistics and retail spaces. Prior to McKinsey, he served for 6 years in the US Army as an Air Defense Artillery officer. He and his wife live in the DC Metro […]

Sonny Dozier is founder of Fairlead Advisors, an independent consulting firm providing interim executive management services to asset management businesses. As a CFA charter holder and former President and COO of Hunting Hill Global Capital, a growth-stage hedge fund manager, Sonny has deep expertise in alternative investments, portfolio management, risk management, operational due diligence, and […]

In this article, Danielle Anderson explains why C-Suite executives and CX leadership should look to behavioral science to improve the customer experience.  In a world where we as consumers are spoiled for choice, brands are continuously searching for ways to differentiate themselves from competition, gain our attention and ultimately win our loyalty. To successfully compete […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Sonny Dozier with Fairlead Advisors. Sonny Dozier is founder of Fairlead Advisors, an independent consulting firm providing interim executive management services to asset management businesses. As a CFA charter holder and former President and COO of Hunting Hill Global Capital, a growth-stage hedge fund manager, Sonny has deep expertise in […]

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Tom Andrews shares a post on a news article that may resonate with professionals thinking of moving from a corporate position to  private equity. Nice personal story and reflections here (for those with Times access) from Fiona Hope on the shift from corporate life to private equity ‘jockey’. (CEO/Entrepreneur = ‘jockey’; the company = ‘horse’; […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Alonzo Page with Strange Oaths.  Alonzo, Founder & CEO of Strange Oaths, scales market-defining brands and products with data-driven creativity. A former Bain consultant and Peloton’s Head of Global Consumer Strategy, he leverages analytical precision and a passion for storytelling to fuel sustainable growth. His journey from Yale, to Columbia […]

Tineke Keesmaat has launched a new podcast series, The People Leader Imperative: why leadership matters more than ever, what great looks like, and how to build it.  This episode focuses on defining people leadership in today’s world with a focus group of exceptional leaders. In our first episode of this season, we speak to a […]

Mike Zhang shares an article on digital disruption for Industrial B2B business. The Industrial B2B business, aka industrial distribution business, has always been seen as “an old man business” in which your business grows as your years in the network, together with your grey hair. This is one of the most traditional business in the […]

Michelle Zimmerman shares an article on what you may not know about insurance providers and healthcare. We all know that provider networks matter in healthcare. We understand that insurance products with both in-network and out-of-network coverage are more expensive and that if we want to keep our existing providers we should carefully check whether each […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Joel Kuyper.  Joël has spend 2.5 years at Bain & Company, and has since been working as an independent consultant. He nurtured his deep analytical side with a MSc in Aerospace Engineering and as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company. He is able to diligently assess large data-sets, manage […]