Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity. – C. Mingus
Silverbow Consulting takes a smart approach: we keep it simple.
We believe that business consulting doesn’t have to be complicated. Our goal at Silverbow Consulting is to understand the real problem that you need to solve – and help guide you to a measurable solution that makes sense for your business.
Most businesses reach a plateau, a point where growth seems to slow. Simply put, you get stuck. At Silverbow we help you figure out what’s keeping you from reaching the next level.
We start with data, to analyze your competitive position. We use the data to visualize the market for your business. And we build on this to tell your story, in a unique, compelling way – and to show you how to create a strategy for growth.
Silverbow Consulting builds on a global expertise, with projects in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and North America. We help regions to attract more entrepreneurs, and help individual startups to scale and grow.
Diane Rucker has over twenty years of experience in the high tech, healthcare, data storage, and automotive industries. She founded Silverbow Consulting to meet the need for data-driven strategy.
Diane has extensive experience in business strategy and growth, and has held leadership roles in innovation, engineering design, product management, and technology transfer. She collaborated with MIT’s Trust Center for Entrepreneurship to help global regions encourage and foster startups. Her research and work with business ecosystems has taken her across the globe, from cosmopolitan cities in North America and Europe, to a camel souk (market) in the Middle East. Most recently, she worked with Carrot Health, a data analytics startup in healthcare, as the Vice President of Client Services.
She graduated from MIT Sloan School of Management with an MBA, specializing in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. She also holds degrees in Materials Engineering from the University of Michigan and from MIT, and is an active part of the growing Twin Cities entrepreneurial ecosystem.