Clearspeed Enterprise security Clearspeed is an enterprise security startup in Napa, California founded in 2016. They provide voice analytics technology that generates unique risk alerts based on an individual’s vocal responses. Challenge Clearspeed's unique vocal analytics can quickly spot suspicious characters with five to seven yes / no questions administered through an automated, unbiased telephone...Continue reading
Ondeq Workforce Management Software Challenge Ondeq was a software startup looking to grow. Their software united front-line retail workers, field managers, and corporate executives into a single team for better execution and customer service. They'd licensed their solution to a few companies but were hungry for more clients. However, their website consisted of a single...Continue reading
Silverback Data Center Solutions IT Services Silverback Data Center Solutions has been expanding, migrating, and consolidating data centers for a range of customers since 2003. They count among their customers Fortune 1000 enterprises, small business, and government agencies. Challenge In 2018, the company founder sold Silverback to a new CEO and a team of investors....
Nokia Software IoT (formerly Space-Time Insight)Enterprise software Nokia Software IoT develops and delivers innovative advanced analytics applications and industrial internet of things technologies for asset-intensive industries. Their customers include some of the world’s largest industrial companies across utilities, transportation, and manufacturing. Challenge This IoT Big Data analytics firm focused on optimizing the assets and performance...Continue reading
ItronEnterprise software Itron is a leading clean tech company. They enable utilities and cities to safely, securely and reliably deliver critical infrastructure services to communities in more than 100 countries. Their portfolio of smart networks, software, services, meters, and sensors helps communities around the globe better manage electricity, gas and water resources. Challenge A computer-aided...Continue reading
Kaiser Permanente Health Care Kaiser Permanente is a not-for-profit healthcare provider founded in 1945. Kaiser's 200,000+ employees serve more than 12 million members nationwide. Challenge A physical therapy department in a Kaiser hospital wanted to make more data-driven decisions. They knew their profession relied on numerous tests that could be performed in with patients in...
WestEdProfessional services and research for education A nonpartisan, nonprofit research, development, and service agency working with education and other communities throughout the United States and abroad, WestEd aims to improve education and other important outcomes for children, youth and adults. Challenge WestEd’s senior leadership thought the agency was a “best-kept secret” and wanted to increase...Continue reading
Maria-Soledad NelsonPersonal image consultant As a personal stylist, Maria-Soledad Nelson removes the guesswork for how to dress in a style that is right for you. Her goal is to discover with you a look you love that conveys who you are and makes getting dressed fun and effortless. Challenge Maria was a busy sole proprietor...Continue reading