Episode 46

July 20, 2023

(Part 1) Understanding the Unique Intricacies of a Consulting Firm w/ Simon England

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In the first of this two-part episode, Simon England, Partner at the specialist advisory firm, Garwood Solutions, joins us to dig into the fundamentals of consulting. Alongside our host Banoo Behboodi, Simon spotlights the unique operational challenges and business needs of consultancies. With a wide variety of experiences, Simon has some great insights to share with anyone in the consulting field.

Other topics discussed in this podcast include:

  • Best practices to optimize operations and processes in a consultancy
  • The criticality of effectively managing resources
  • How enterprise technology enables company transformation
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Banoo Behboodi

Vice President, Success Engineering

Banoo Behboodi is a 20+ year software and services leader with extensive experience executing change initiatives with oversight of Customer Success, Professional Services and Delivery and Consulting functions. Banoo’s earlier experiences with AT&T Mobility, Coca-Cola Company and Ernst & Young leading key transformational and compliance projects, provided the foundation needed to be an effective leader and a change agent with a customer first mindset. Banoo is passionate about driving continuous improvement through sharing best practices and empowering resources through technology and analytics to optimize performance and job satisfaction while driving business outcomes.


Brent Trimble

Vice President, Value Engineering

Brent Trimble is a 15+ year agency leadership veteran who has led agency growth and operation initiatives. As Kantata's VP of Value Engineering and the Managing Director of Marketing Service & Agency Vertical, he specializes in mapping and improving agency workflows. Deploying market understanding and best practices, Brent helps agencies refine processes and staffing dynamics. He isolates key metric improvements resulting in faster revenue recognition and ultimately models performance impact. Before joining Kantata Brent held positions at Interpublic Group, Accenture, WPP, independent agencies and consulting firms.