Why we're different Why we're different Decades of experience and a potent blend of skills give Next teams a unique DNA. We partner with you to translate your innovation strategy into breakthrough results. Our Clients' Business Building Success Stories Case study A Banking Leader Seizes a New Opportunity in Wealth Management Launching a new business isn’t easy. Scaling is harder. This bank did both. Case study Speed at Scale: The Thermo Fisher story From zero to 1 billion tests: Thermo Fisher responded to the Covid-19 pandemic with remarkable hypergrowth in a brand new testing division. See More Our Business Building Experts Dunigan O'Keeffe Partner San Francisco "The bold founders I have worked with inspire me with their dissatisfaction with the status quo, focus on customers, and ambition to build something meaningful that will change the future." Mikaela Boyd Partner New York “The tenacity of our clients in making bold moves and building new businesses that redefine their respective industries inspires me and my teams” Karsten Petersen Partner Copenhagen "Leadership teams have a big opportunity to create Next-level businesses that solve major industry challenges and help advance society." Steve McGrath Expert Partner Singapore "Building green business is more attractive than ever before, but capturing this opportunity will require innovating at speed and scale." Joachim Allerup Partner Copenhagen "Bold leaders have an unprecedented opportunity to shape new business models and unleash growth. The future belongs to those who can combine the muscle of an incumbent with the soul of a startup." Laurent-Pierre Baculard Partner Paris "High-impact innovation is now a critical management muscle for any corporation to go through disruptions, prompted with Covid. Turbulent times trigger a formidable opportunity to reshape innovation systems and leapfrog to new growth engines." Sarah Dey Burton Partner San Francisco "There is energy for experimentation and change. The experience is incredibly inspiring and leads to real outcomes. I love the challenge and the opportunity to work with change oriented teams." Michael Egan Expert Partner, Innovation Bangkok "With customer expectations higher and the generative power of technology more potent than ever, the opportunity to innovate and change the world is now business’s purpose." Andre Fernandes Partner Chicago "In today’s fast paced world, having the ability to innovate and pursue new business opportunities is not optional anymore. Corporations that have and act with an entrepreneurial mentality will always be ahead." Dennis Jones Expert Partner, Innovation & Design Denver "Innovation not only drives revenue but also ignites a bottom-up drive to change the culture towards a more customer-centric, agile, silo-free (and a lot more fun) organization." Rishi Roongta Founder, Venture Ecosystem San Francisco The Power of Future-Back: Imagine if... Our Business Building Insights Strategy Where Are the Unicorns That Can Fly on Their Own? Billion-dollar start-ups now number in the thousands, but just a handful are profitable at scale. Snap Chart Strategy Herd on the Street: So Many Unicorns, So Little Cash Billion-dollar start-ups are common these days. More fantastical: Insurgent companies profiting at scale. Brief Strategy Global Venture Capital Outlook: The Latest Trends Global venture capital funding remains stable thanks to investments in startups focused on artificial intelligence, sustainability, and the energy transition. Snap Chart Strategy The New ROI: Defy Uncertainty by Boosting Return on Innovation Firing up new engines of growth is never easy. The best time to do it might be when times are tough. Brief Meet the Misfits of Scale NextSM is a service mark and Founder's Mentality® is a registered trademark of Bain & Company, Inc.