Stephen is Managing Partner and co-founder of Wilson Perumal & Company. He works with senior leadership teams in corporations and private equity, advising them on critical strategy and operations issues. Stephen has written extensively on the topics of growth strategy, cost-competitiveness, organizational development and in particular, on the issue of competing in today’s complex world. He is co-author of Waging War on Complexity Costs (McGraw-Hill, 2009). His latest book, Growth in the Age of Complexity, will be published in 2017.
At WP&C, Stephen works closely with CEOs, COOs and other corporate leaders around the issues of optimizing the portfolio and customer offerings, simplifying and aligning a company’s operating model, and developing growth strategies that achieve scale and profitability. He works across industries, and has particular depth in Consumer Goods, Industrial Goods, Manufacturing & Retail.
Stephen began his consulting career with Marakon Associates, a strategy consultancy, then spent six years with George Group Consulting, joining as a Senior Consultant and rising to election as Principal, as part of the Global Leadership Team. He was a founding member of its Operations Strategy practice, led the development of the European business and was leader of George Group's intellectual capital initiatives. Upon the acquisition of George Group by Accenture, Stephen became Partner. He left to found Wilson Perumal & Company, Inc. Stephen is a contributor to journals such as Chief Executive magazine, CNBC.com and Investors Business Daily. He holds an MBA from The Wharton School in Finance and Strategic Management and resides in Dallas.
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