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Adam Gates has worked in executive search for the last 14 years focused specifically on placing Director and Partner level candidates in to top global consulting firms, as well as the broader commercial world. He has built a global network of consultants and is a recognised expert in the industry.

Future Is Independent In Data Analytics And Tech Consulting

Recently we were asked by a major global FMCG company for a specialist to help two leading category teams figure out how best to use the mountains of customer data each was producing. Market research based on buying behaviour from millions of customers is all very well, said the company, but we need to understand what it means for the business in terms of strategic pricing, market opportunities and positioning. And there you have it. Deep data mining of tons of data and translating it into commercial outcomes is high priority, however the business has an internal capability and bandwidth constraint. They could hire a mainstream consulting firm to do the job for them, but this is an expensive option, and the large pyramid structure was not appropriate. Similarly hiring a permanent person do...