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Myron Weber, Managing Partner.

Myron WeberMyron Weber is Founder and Managing Partner at Northwood Advisors. In this role, he pursues his passion for helping others excel, applying his unique mix of technical expertise, insights based on systems thinking, creative approaches to solving problems, and 20+ years of diverse business experience. He also produces the Real Time Decisions Webcast, a podcast and blog on business decision systems.

Myron’s journey to launching Northwood Advisors includes his role as CTO, Partner, and Board Member of CBH Consultants from 1998 until he and his partners sold the company to Management Consulting Group (MCG) in 2007. Continuing to work for MCG subsidiaries, Myron served as CTO of Parson Consulting and Partner in Kurt Salmon until he founded Northwood Advisors in 2011.

Prior to his tenure at CBH, Myron had worked as a programmer & systems engineer, as well as several years working in public and non-profit economic development in the US and over 3 years in Asia.

Myron was recognized in 2011 as an IBM Champion for Business Analytics, reflecting his contribution to advancing BI practices and outcomes for business success. He also serves on the Advisory Board for Aviana Global Technologies.

Myron has a BA from Wabash College and has taken selected post-graduate courses at Indiana University.

Joe Baird, Principal.

Joe Baird is Principal and Chief Innovation Officer at Northwood Advisors.  He combines a background in finance, management consulting and analytics to help companies drive improvements in their decision making.  He has worked with Global 100 and Middle Market companies around the world for the past twenty years.  He is also mentors entrepreneurs in Europe and in the US. 

Joe was most recently an executive at IBM responsible for analytics solutions for the firm’s North American Media and Entertainment clients.  Prior to that, he worked with Myron at CBH after founding the firm and serving as its CEO.  He was Managing Partner at Parson Consulting and Managing Partner of Kurt Salmon’s Market Intelligence Center serving the Top 50 global retailers. 

He sits on several boards involved with both technology and sustainability including The Big Data Institute and Restoration Agriculture Development.  He calls home both Southern California and Northern Italy. 

Joe has a BA in mathematics from Humboldt State University and attended executive Graduate programs at both University of Washington and Texas A & M.

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by Myron Weber
Oct 29, 2013
I had the opportunity to present at the Alteryx SoCal User Group. I'm posting the slides here - for those who missed the ...