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About Diane Rich
Diane is an independent strategy consultant specializing in identifying and creating opportunities for companies to generate profitable growth. She has more than 20 years of management consulting experience working with clients ranging from early stage ventures and small businesses to large, multinational companies as both an independent consultant and with global firms, Bain & Company and Arthur Andersen. Diane has consulted with clients on the key strategic issues facing their businesses and she is known for delivering thoughtful, practical recommendations. Her consulting engagements have been as diverse as the mix of clients and include projects focused on growth strategy, customer segmentation, profit improvement and merger integration.
Diane served as the as Vice President of Business Development for Enzymatic Therapy, a private equity healthcare roll-up and as the Vice President of New Markets for iPhrase Technologies, an early stage software company.
She has a B.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
A market map provides an overview of a market in a single chart. Often the term "market map" is used interchangeably with its chart type, the marimekko chart. The market map is one of the charts preferred by strategy consultants and it is featured in 10 Strategy Charts, a guide for strategy professionals. In the […]
Airline industry revenue data for 2019 showed the Top 10 airline routes (based on revenue) by airline. British Airways' New York (JFK) to London (LHR) route was the largest by revenue and was the only route to exceed $1B. Nine of the Top 10 routes actually posted revenue declines on a year over year basis. […]
The scorching summer in the Northern Hemisphere has left many with a renewed appreciation for air conditioning. June was the hottest June on record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Temperatures in France reached all-time highs and other cities in North America, Europe and Asia experienced record heat waves in both June […]
The top 5 R&B/Hip Hop artists had the highest sales, but Ariana Grande was the top selling artist. In Pop, Country and Latin, the leading artist also had the top song for the genre. Data is for the first 24 weeks of 2019 from Nielsen's Mid-Year US Music Report. It is interesting to see the […]
There were nearly 72,000 women in the US who reported income of more than $500K to the IRS in 2016. That number has grown at 13% per year since 2009. The highest income segment (wages of $5M+) has grown at 28% over the same time period. By comparison, there were 405,000 high-income men in 2016. […]
If you would like to reuse a chart, you can simply replace the data in the chart data sheet with your data. To make it easier to update the chart, however, you may want to link the chart to Excel data. Here's how to do it. Step 1: Open the PowerPoint file containing the chart […]
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