W. Douglas Wendt – Wendt Partners — is an award-winning strategist who has advised growth-driven companies worldwide on launching new products, entering new markets and developing innovations that drive revenue growth. He is a Senior Partner with Wendt Partners, a strategic business growth consultancy headquartered in the Washington, D.C. region that works with CEOs in the business-to-business (B2B) market to integrate sales, marketing, strategy and leadership to achieve and sustain Next-Level Growth™.
He is an accomplished executive who integrates business acumen with a passion for communication to drive change. Doug’s unique approach is made possible in part by his career background, in which he has developed the deep, cross-disciplinary expertise that is at the heart of his strategic methodology. From an enterprise perspective, Doug’s accomplishments lend themselves ideally to discussions of strategy, market positioning, leadership team development and change management.
As an executive with a career in technology and change, Doug has worked with hundreds of companies to improve strategy, processes and overall quality in areas such as customer relationship management, process automation, enterprise resource planning and supply chain management, including total quality management and integrated process management. During his career, Doug has assisted major corporations with assessment of strategies and systems to drive growth. His client roster: companies from Ahlstrom, Boeing and Hitachi, to Le Communications, Lucent and United Technologies
Doug has also worked as a consulting team partner at Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PWC), Ernst & Young, Deloitte and Grant Thornton. Recognizing the transformative power of strategy models, he is a recognized expert in key methodologies: from Blue Ocean Strategy to Design Thinking and Lean Startup
Doug has presented on business strategy in universities (Penn State University, the University of New Hampshire), and serves the graduate program faculty at the American University School of Communication focused on executive leadership and strategic change communication.