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Paul V. Teplitz

President

EDUCATION BS, MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
DBA, Harvard University
SPECIALIZATION Corporate Strategy
Marketing
Product Forecasting
CONSULTING Over 30 years in consulting
Founded current firm in 1986
Clients include Fortune 500 companies, money-center banks, top law firms
EXAMPLE PROJECTS Strategy Assessments
Market and Competitive Analyses
Forecasting Process Upgrades
Economic Analyses for Litigation
PUBLICATIONS
AND SPEECHES
Speeches and talks before the Conference Board, Direct Marketing Association, APICS, Presidents Association, Planning Forum, National Retail Federation, and others.

Author of books and articles on banking, professional sports, federal tax policies, and product forecasting.

Arthur Schleifer, Jr.

Of Counsel
Prof. of Business Administration, Emeritus — Harvard University

EDUCATION BA, Yale University
MBA, DBA, Harvard University
SPECIALIZATION Business Forecasting
Managerial Economics
TEACHING Head of Teaching Group for Managerial Economics
Second-Year elective course in business forecasting
PUBLICATIONS Numerous articles on statistical methods
Over 15 Harvard Business School cases on forecasting
Books on Managerial Economics, Forecasting
OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES
  • Consultant to numerous companies and industry groups on planning and forecasting.
  • Expert witness in several large corporate litigations on issues such as budgeting, forecasting, earnings projections, stock market reactions to corporate events.
  • Board member of Seneca Wire & Cable Corporation and earlier companies that were acquired.
  • Consultant to state Attorneys General in negotiating the Tobacco Settlement.





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