One part humanists, one part technologists, one part capitalists.

Jump is a leading strategy and innovation firm. We help create new businesses and reinvent existing ones. We use a hybrid approach, combining business strategy, social science and design. For nearly twenty years, we’ve worked with the world’s most admired companies to grow their businesses in times of change.

Jump has created a model to consistently resolve the ambiguous questions that keep great leaders up at night. We hire hybrid people with deep expertise in multiple subjects, who can observe like an anthropologist, envision solutions like a designer, and build financial models like a strategist. We’ve designed a unique culture of learning that unleashes intense collaboration. Jump has been recognized by The Wall Street Journal as one of the best companies to work for in America. Together, our people, culture, systems, and space make up the engine that drives growth for our clients.

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“Jump’s total systems thinking approach leverages deep social science and agile business model creativity. That ‘hybrid’ style is surprisingly rare in the innovation field. Jump understands that big ideas are honed by deep empathy and a profound understanding of how value gets created.”

Ralph Jerome
Chief Innovation Officer
Mars

 

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Leaders

A team of hybrid thinkers.

Ryan Baum
Principal
Claudia Glasser
Director, Business Development
Joy Liu
Director, Strategy
Lucas McCann
Director, Strategy
Neal Moore
Director, Insights
Colleen Murray
Principal
Jay Newman
Director, Strategy
Udaya Patnaik
Partner
Mike Smith
Director, Strategy

Purpose & Values

To transform lives
through learning and growth.

It’s our not-so-unique observation that the world is changing at an ever increasing rate. Our society faces challenges that demand a greater level of resilience and adaptation. If we’re going to survive, we need to learn faster.

The problem is that our largest institutions are great at doing things, but they’re not so great at learning things. And many of our leaders lack the level of development needed to grapple with the complexity and ambiguity that’s being thrown at them. Some of our leaders are even proud about how little they know, and how slow they learn. That’s a death sentence for the rest of us.

At Jump, we believe that great organizations —companies, governments, non-profits—can be engines for massive positive impact. And that the best thing we can do is to help these institutions and their leaders to learn and grow faster. The result will be better days for all of us.

Passion
Drive for excellence in service of something greater than yourself.
Enthusiasm
Have infectious positivity that raises up the team.
Acuity
Demonstrate rigorous and incisive thinking.
Play
Use fun, intuition, and improv to spark new ideas.
Initiative
Demonstrate a bias towards action.
Curiosity
Hunger to know more about everything.
Intention
Demonstrate commitment to your teammates’ success.
“Jump helped us create an expansive map of new business opportunities. Their magic was in getting beyond existing market activity to implicit customer needs and practical ideas for growth.”

Barry Margerum
Chief Strategy Officer
Plantronics