I now specialize in advising senior management teams, drawing on both my specific areas of expertise and my prior experience in project consulting in major consulting firms. Current advisory areas are:
Formulating and implementing global strategy
How multinational companies can configure and manage their activities on a globally integrated basis.
Global account management
How multinational companies can operate global account programs to serve global customers.
Strategies for newly internationalizing companies.
Strategies for and from emerging markets
Dealing with the special aspects of emerging markets.
Innovation in China
How both Chinese and foreign companies can manage their innovation efforts in China, both for China and for the world.
How to make radical changes to the existing business model.
Strategies for business schools
How to develop strategies to improve strategic position and rankings.
Past Positions with Consulting Companies
Capgemini Consulting, London, Vice President and Director of Research & Innovation
Managed the research and innovation process to develop thought leadership for the company. Capgemini is an 8 billion euro global company, headquartered in France, active in consulting, technology, and outsourcing.
Price Waterhouse, Boston, Senior Manager, Strategic Management Consulting
Led ten-person group as one of three regional heads in U.S. building up the new strategic management practice. Led turnaround of Boston group by winning and directing new business, and training new staff into cohesive team.
The MAC Group (later a core part of Gemini Consulting), Cambridge, Mass. Senior Associate
Strategic management consulting for clients in financial services, diversified manufacturing, and high technology.
Past Consulting Clients
Airwick, American Express, Andersen Consulting, AT&T, Avon Products, Bank of America, Becton Dickinson, BG Group, Capgemini, Cellular Communications, Citicorp, Digital Equipment, Eastern Educational Network (U.S. public television consortium), Energizer, Ernst & Young, First National Bank of Maryland, General Electric, General Foods, Glitsch (division of Foster-Wheeler), IBJ Schroder Bank & Trust, KPMG, McNeil Laboratories, Mead, Motorola, NEC, New York Stock Exchange, Olympia Brewing, Ore-Ida Foods, Paine Webber, PeopleSoft, Porto Business School, Price Waterhouse, Reynolds Metals, Rohm & Haas, Sonae, Sonoco Products, Statoil Hydro, Tultex, Unilever, Union Carbide, Unionmutual, Vopak, Wilhelmsen Group, and Wilkinson Sword.