Ideon's President has extensive experience in starting and operating six companies (both private and public) in the airline reservation, telecommunication, Internet security, building automation and business strategy consulting industries. He has raised over $100 million from top-tier venture and private equity investors and this experience provides unique insights into the crafting of practical and “investable” business strategies.
During his career he has been publicly recognized for his accomplishments by being named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, a Crain’s Chicago Business 40 under 40 recipient and being inducted into the University of Illinois Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame.
What distinguishes Ideon from most other management consulting companies is our proven ability to create and implement a plan. In most client engagements, Ideon starts by creating a business & sales plan that leverages the company’s key business attributes. Often, as a second phase, Ideon is engaged to lead or assist the execution team to implement the plan. Ideon has extensive experience in creating, marketing and selling products in various industries by utilizing a diverse set of selling methods and financial models.