Slalom Consulting grows 35% in 2012, almost four times the average industry growth rate
SEATTLE, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Slalom Consulting, the largest division of Slalom, LLC, reported record revenue of $350 million for calendar year 2012, an increase of 35 percent over 2011 and almost four times the average industry growth rate1. To fuel that growth, the company hired 685 professionals for a total of more than 2,000 consultants and opened its Boston office—its eleventh in the US in 12 years.
Slalom also launched several new service offerings and business to better serve the needs of its clients.
- National Delivery Network provides delivery centers and skilled professionals in support of Slalom's local markets by providing on-shore delivery capabilities, incubating new practice areas, and collaborating with alliance partners to help clients drive grow, achieve competitive differentiation, gain efficiency and cut costs.
- Virtual Services – For markets where the company does not yet have a physical office in the U.S., this organization of centralized community-based teams brings select Slalom services to clients in such markets as Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Detroit and Honolulu.
- SuperConnectSM is a product division of Slalom, LLC that creates enterprise SaaS products such as mLevel to transform corporate learning by leveraging mobility, social, and games to increase effectiveness of learning.
Rounding out a successful year, Slalom received 15 awards, including local and national Best Place to Work honors, Microsoft Partner of the Year, and other awards recognizing industry and individual achievements.
"We're so proud of all we were able to accomplish in 2012," said co-founder and National General Manager John Tobin. "I'm most proud of the fact that our fast growth has not detracted from our awesome culture. Widely recognized as a great place to work, Slalom continues to make this the best place for consultants to expand their careers. To further emphasize the employee focus of the firm, Slalom extended its innovative employee ownership program to allow more employees to prosper from the company's growth and profitability, and to ensure its success as a multi-generational business firm."
In 2013, Slalom is forecasting another year of double-digit growth, will open offices in Minneapolis and Houston, and is on pace to hire 900 consultants. Slalom expects to continue to open new markets across the US over the next several years and is planning to launch its first international market by 2015.
"We anticipate a strong 2013 from the perspectives of both client service and employee recruitment," said Tobin. "With the launch of our new offices and an emphasis on hiring talented individuals to help make Slalom more strategic and valuable to our customers, we're looking forward to the year ahead."
About Slalom Consulting
Slalom Consulting brings together business and technology expertise to help companies drive enterprise performance, accelerate innovation, enhance the customer experience and increase employee productivity. The firm delivers award-winning solutions in such areas as cloud, business intelligence, CRM, mobility and organizational effectiveness through a national network of local offices across 11 North American cities.
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has rapidly grown to more than 2,000 consultants. The company has earned recognition from Microsoft as Partner of the Year five times, including 2012 Microsoft Office 365 Solution Partner of the Year, as well as one of the Top 10 Best Firms to Work For by Consulting Magazine. For more information, visit www.slalom.com.
1Source: Plunkett Research, LTD. http://www.plunkettresearch.com/consulting-market-research/industry-trends
SOURCE Slalom Consulting
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