Understanding a market, testing a strategy, or generating an idea
Former C-level operating executives, ex top-tier strategy consultants, and thought leaders from around the world
Phone consultations, surveys and analysis, meetings, custom solutions, learning and development programs, and the GLG Institute
GLG’s global membership includes diverse professionals with deep industrials expertise. These experts serve needs across the entire product development value chain.
Product Development and Innovation Experts
Supply Chain and Operations Specialists
Our industrials clients work across many fields, including:
Dyan Finkhousen, Director, Open Innovation & Advanced Manufacturing, GE
Dyan Finkhousen leads GE’s Open Innovation Center of Excellence. Finkhousen and GE understand that problem solving through advanced manufacturing techniques and processes requires collaboration. They believe that it’s impossible for any organization to have all the best ideas, which led them to exploring new business models, new ways to learn, and new collaboration. Hear why GLG is a great match for GE’s industry-leading innovation team.
GLG Industrials provides clients extensive solutions at all levels of expert engagement:
One-on-one phone conversations with experts
Phone conversations with experts, moderated by other GLG experts
On-site meetings at client offices and industry conferences
Panel discussions with experts – in person or virtually
Intimate conversations between <15 participants with one industry-leading expert
Online sampling of expert opinions with summary results
Rapid idea generation or feedback
Consulting engagements across all industry sectors, ranging from overall market overviews to company-specific strategic initiatives
A membership-based community for leading executives
Our global network of over 600,000 experts include the likes of Danny Jimenez, an oilfield services executive with over 20 years of experience. He is currently Chief Executive Officer at the national oilfield servicing company Craig Energy. In this video he discuss shale gas, oil prices, and the changing energy market.
A multinational conglomerate encountered a shrinking market for an existing product line. They partnered with the largest supplier in the industry to launch a new product in a new market that was growing at twice the rate of their legacy product market.
How GLG Helped
GLG developed a robust voice of customer insights regarding product appeal and market appetite via phone consultations and customer surveys across diverse end markets.
A diversified industrials manufacturer identified an opportunity to switch from diesel generators to new battery technology, resulting in a significant increase in new sales for our client and major cost savings for our client’s end users.
How GLG Helped
GLG connected the company to industry experts across the relevant fields, including the former CTO of a global mobile technology company and the former CEOs of two cutting-edge telecommunications companies.