stripes & scars

Methodology Design & Coaching
Discovery Communications
General Mills
Imperial Metals
Moog Aerospace

Health Care & Technology
Baxter International: Device feature/function and pricing
Brunswick / LifeFitness: User Experience
Discovery Channel: Sr. leadership team’s quarterly strategy and operating review
Harris Corp.: Technology transfer & product development
Moog Aerospace: Innovation strategy, product development
Motorola: Product positioning (int’l)
Olympus: Surgical device, requirements definition, use cases and prototypes
Royal Ahold: eCommerce strategy
Rohm & Haas:  Technology transfer, environmentals 7 anti-microbials
Schering-Plough: Strategic partner engagement methods, channel strategy & execution
Smiths Medical: Global next-gen medical device systems
Sprint-NEXTEL: Merger integration (NEXTEL), user- experience led new product development
United Process Group: Product development
Wolters-Kluwer / Lexis-Nexis: Product portfolio assessment, M&A strategy

Highly Engineered & Industrial Products
AAR Corporation: Channel strategy, product positioning
Caterpillar, Inc.: New product invention methods and development of industry councils
eFiltration: Channel strategy
Harris Corp.:  User requirements definition and concept evaluation (multiple lines)
Hussmann International: Positioning, line extensions and channel strategy
Ideal industries:  Open innovation / concept development
Imperial Metals Inc (IMI): New product/new business development and innovation training
Mosaic: Corporate strategy and organizational transformation
Remington Arms Co.: Product Development and Screening
Schlumberger: Process and product innovation
Steelcase: Product positioning
UAL Cargo: Channel strategy, eCommerce

Financial Services
Assurant: Sector strategy & product development
Blue Cross Blue Shield: Product innovation, revenue diversification, channel strategy
Citibank: eCommerce, channel strategy
Ohio National:  Vision/mission/values and strategic planning / operating reviews
Wells Fargo: Leadership training

American Woodmark: Channel strategy
Fleming: Channel strategy, pricing, new format development/launch
iMotors: Service offering, positioning and pricing
National / Alamo Rent-A-Car: Competitive strategy Segmentation, product development, channel strategy
Peapod: Segmentation, positioning and pricing

Consumer Goods
American Woodmark: Service offering, line extensions and positioning
And1: Product assortment, segmentation, positioning and messaging
Anheuser-Bush InBev: Open innovation product development
Ben & Jerry’s Homemade: Product and packaging development, positioning, and channel strategy
Snapple / Cadbury Schweppes: Brand positioning and new product development
Clorox Corp.: Brand extension, positioning and new product development
General Mills: Program design and coaching for brand innovation captains
Kraft, Inc.: Product development and tech transfer
McCain Foods: Global new product development and concept screening
Molson Coors Brewing: Portfolio strategy
Nabisco: Ingredient-led product innovation and cost reduction
Playtex, Inc.: Consumer-led innovation
S.C. Johnson: Portfolio innovation
Scott’s: Product development
Unilever: Product concept screening & collaborative refinement
U.S. Smokeless Tobacco: Customer insights

American Stores: Micromarketing and segmentation (applied loyalty program)
Arby’s: Positioning and incentive programs
Champs Sports: Positioning, segmentation, product assortment and site selection
Follett’s: New format development / iterative refinement
GAP, Inc.: Executive team strategic planning Business model development Segmentation, merchandising, sourcing strategy
Royal Ahold: Channel and acquisition strategy
TGIF / Carlson Restaurants: Menu reinvention
True Value: Process re-invention and planning
Ulta: Micromarketing (applied loyalty program), new format development/launch
Wal-Mart Cos.: Business model (Sam’s Club), product assortment, competitive positioning
YUM! Brands: Customer insights and menu development

Venture Capital & Institutional Investment Support
Bain Capital
Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette
William Blair & Co.