Sunday, 01 October 2023

Consulting Without Borders LIVE - Perspectives, Episode 18: Succeeding in the Digital Age: Otto’s Story

Tune in to the 18th episode of the Gabriel Al-Salem Foundation's series "Consulting Without Borders LIVE - Perspectives," featuring international consultants and experts dedicated to addressing global challenges, promoting professional excellence, and fostering a sustainable future.

On October 1, we were thrilled to welcome Otto Acuna from Costa Rica, CMC (Certified Management Consultant), Founder and CEO of e-Consulting Global Solutions. Based in Estonia, Otto's company collaborates globally with small and medium-sized consultancies and consulting associations, empowering them to "level the playing field" in their home markets and gain a competitive edge through innovative methodologies and capabilities. Since 2007 Otto has also been leading EXYGE.COM, a boutique specialty consultancy in Latin America that enhances clients' back-office operations across various industries.

Otto is an Industrial Engineer with an MBA and double certified in Lean Six Sigma by ASQ (CSSBB). Prior to his current occupation, he led a practice at PwC Interamericas. With over 25 years of experience in strategy, operational efficiency, and business performance improvement, he currently volunteers as the Chair of the CMC-Global Institute and serves as the Lead Advisor for Consulting Institutes within ICMCI’s Quality Assurance Committee.

During our livestream, Otto took us through his professional journey and delve into the following key topics:

  • Why tech matters in consulting: Discover why integrating technology into consulting is critical for long-term global success, enhancing client offerings, and increasing value.
  • Beating the big players: Explore smart strategies that empower smaller firms not only to compete but to excel on the global stage, even against industry giants.
  • Planning for international success: Learn the importance of strategic planning and recognizing your global strengths. Create a clear roadmap to enhance your consulting skills with technology, no matter where you are based.

To learn more about Otto's remarkable work and approach, check out his articles here:

Watch the replay here:

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