As a business strategist with an extensive international network of industry leaders, Michael Marquardt brings people and corporations together to achieve something greater than they could have imagined on their own.
Michael’s breadth of knowledge in global corporate governance, risk management, digital transformation, cybersecurity, anticorruption, and balancing the interests of various corporate stakeholders is vast and up to date. This experience keeps him engaged in proactive counsel to clients looking to negotiate the hyper-competitive global marketplace.
Companies large and small struggle to answer the same question: How can we thrive, or in some cases, how can we survive in markets that are constantly being disrupted?
Michael’s softer side, his understanding of world business cultures, music, science and the arts (and did we mention wine?) makes him an elegant asset in any room.
Michael builds cultural competency to ensure smooth, well-executed growth for companies expanding operations into Asia or from the U.S. into Europe.
Michael creates organizational alignment among diverse boards of directors, optimizing the contributions of individual members and creating effective systems to implement change throughout organizations.
Michael develops realistic strategies to proactively protect against threats to cybersecurity and proprietary data, at a pace and scale that fits the business.
Michael creates alignment within companies planning to expand their capabilities, allocating resources effectively to create smooth and sustainable growth, either organically or through strategic acquisitions.
Michael advises compliance officials on first-time setup of a global compliance program or independent measurement of the effectiveness of an existing program, providing measures of accountability for board audit committees.
Michael provides a structured and coherent approach to assessing and managing risk. By creating transparency and a clear path forward, his strategies reduce corruption and mitigate its effects.
Michael helps companies identify and bridge gaps in information technology to improve efficiency and integrate realistically with an increasingly digital business world.
Michael provides context for doing business internationally in a digital world, supported by a deep understanding of challenges that face corporate leaders around the world. Contact Michael Marquardt