is more of an advisory practice than a consulting firm.
This means that we generally operate on a higher level and for
a longer term than regular consultants. Since our background and experience is so
broad and deep, you'll find that we tend to add value all
throughout the company, even though our initial engagement may
be focused on one specific area.
If we take a position as interim-CTO or other
technology executive, we typically oversee portions of your
business, such as designing a product, hiring a staff,
building a technology group, etc. We generally do not
manage these people directly, but provide CTO-level executive
management while using an Engineering Manager or VP of
Engineering to handle the day to day tasks.
If we are on your advisory board, you can
expect us to be knowledgeable about your industry segment, the
technologies deployed there, the customers, the issues and the
We also occasionally get involved in other,
more specific technology projects, such as writing
specifications, customer visits, test and validation plans,
We typically work on an hourly basis, with
stock options commensurate with the value we will be
adding. We normally receive an up front retainer before
we begin work.