- Tony Fross, Principal
Prior to founding Octave Consulting, Tony spent the 1990's working as a
consultant across an extremely diverse client base. Most recently, his experience includes three years at Scient as a strategist, engagement manager and as a Director in Scient's Innovation Lab. During this time, he contributed to engagements for a broad spectrum of enterprise clients including Aetna, American Girl, Avaya, CheckFree, DaimlerChrysler, DuPont, Morgan Stanley, Netcentives, The Thomson Corporation, and Verizon.
Working in Scient's Innovation Lab, Tony was instrumental in developing and refining Scient's collaborative strategy development methodology for bringing client executive teams to consensus and breakthrough during strategy development and governance negotiation. He also trained thousands of colleagues and hundreds of clients in Scient's innovation methodology.
Tony's experience prior to Scient includes 3 years at THINK New Ideas where he ran marquee accounts including Avon Products, IBM, and Rolls-Royce and Bentley Motor Cars. He also spent 7 years at Performance Plus...Inc, a boutique consulting firm employing innovative theatrical techniques for management consulting. Tony is a graduate of Vassar College and Trinity Rep
- Business Partners.
Octave brings a network of service providers to our client relationships in order to have the best, and most appropriate, talent available for each engagement. Some of our business partners include:
Change Management: Allison Group
Creativity & Innovation: Basadur Worldwide
Experience Strategy & Prototyping: Seespace
Human Resources/Change Management: Performance Plus...Inc.
Print & Web Design: Vinbleu
Understanding & Strategic Storytelling: Understanding Lab
Web Design: Nthology