William “Bill” Newman

William “Bill” Newman, Managing Principal and Co-founder of Newport Consulting Group, is an author, professional speaker, writer and consultant with over 25 years of experience in strategy and IT planning across multiple industry sectors. A Certified Management Consultant since 1995, he has led consulting practices at Booz & Company, DMR Consulting, KPMG BearingPoint, and Grant Thornton. His strategy work with high growth companies – software start-ups, services firms, associations and green techs – has made him a leader in developing mindshare and market share in North America, Europe and globally. Bill was a national board member of the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC USA), and currently serves on the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA) Management Consulting Taskforce and the McKinsey Quarterly Executive Panel. He is a recognized SAP BusinessObjects Influencer by the Americas SAP User Group (ASUG) in EPM, GRC, Sustainability and mobile computing.