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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 […]

Kate Wade shares a post on a discussion about using Speculative Design thinking. I enjoyed moderating the fireside chat with Gwen Olson and Ryann Foelker at American Family Insurance. It was great to learn more about how their company is using Speculative Design thinking in Claims management. Access the post on LinkedIn.

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 […]

Sindhu Kutty shares an article published on Forbes that is designed to help you determine the right operating model for your business. 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 […]

In this article, Hari Sripathi explores the pros and cons of the carsharing model with a focus on Truro. Back in 2018, I wrote about the fundamental flaws in the dominant carsharing models of the day – Zipcar and Getaround. Specifically; Renting out a car multiple times a day is more costly than just once […]

Matthew Egol shares a company blog post on how new companies use innovative approaches to scale their business models and build their distinctive cultures. Emerging companies are disrupting industries from food and beverages to health and beauty to fintech, with growth across categories fueled by startup brands taking share from incumbents. In response, larger companies […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Sarah Elliot with Elliot Enterprise Advisors. Sarah is a former Bain & Company consultant who helps organizations build customer-centric businesses for the present and the future. She has nearly 17 years of experience helping global retail, CPG, and consumer-centric organizations transform their businesses through strategic thought leadership and pragmatic operational […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Marie-Pierre Schickel as Independent Consultant. Marie-Pierre describes her practice: I have worked in Strategy Consulting for Bain & Co, then Marketing & Brand Management, Post-Graduate Design Education and more recently within the ecosystem of Italian Innovative Start-Ups. With a Graduate degree in Economics from ESSEC Business School and a Master in […]

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David Gross shares an article designed to help improve the success of a merger and acquisition transaction. Trillions of dollars pour into mergers and acquisitions (M&A) annually as companies seek to increase market share, reduce costs, differentiate, diversify, refocus, and capture other sources of value. Unfortunately, M&A success is the exception, not the rule. A […]

Jessica Graf shares an article and report supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on an initiative launched in Africa that was developed to improve the nutritional status of lower-income consumers by creating a new business model that would also be sustainable for the company. For several decades, pioneer companies, entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations […]