BTM INSTITUTE EXPANDS THOUGHT LEADERSHIP FOCUS
Known For Popular Financial Indexes, And Maturity Models, New Research and Education Will Focus On Sustainable Growth, Innovation, And More
Revamped Online Communities To Include Private Equity, Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship, And Healthcare
STAMFORD, CT – 1/30/12 - BTM Institute, known for in-depth work such as the BTM Convergence Index, Innovation Index, and Business Agility Index, is now positioned to be the preeminent research think tank where innovation, education, collaboration, business, and technology converge. Announcing a major expansion into private equity, venture capital, entrepreneurship, and healthcare, BTM Institute has revamped its collaborative online communities to include content that encompasses the entire business ecosystem (www.btminstitute.com).
“As BTM Institute prepares to mark its 10th anniversary, there is a burgeoning need for cross-industry, cross-functional research, and pragmatic education aimed at helping all individuals and businesses that strive to thrive in a constantly evolving and volatile environment,” says Faisal Hoque, founder and CEO of BTM Corporation. “BTM Institute draws on the multi-dimensional knowledge and research of leaders in academia and business to develop the best practices necessary for creating innovative and sustainable businesses across the board.”
BTM Institute is bringing together innovators and experts including new contributors Marc Lowlicht, President, Wealth Management, A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc.; Michael Seiman, CEO, Founder & Chairman, CPX Interactive; Chris Shipman, Partner & Co-Founder, Catalyst Investors; and Marty Zwilling, Founder & CEO, Startup Professionals and regular contributor to Forbes.com. These visionaries will enhance the established global research council which includes distinguished academics from Michigan State University, Harvard Business School, London School of Economics, University of Maryland, University of Oklahoma, University of Minnesota, and Copenhagen Business School, to name a few. To see the full list of research council members, please visitwww.btminstitute.org/index.php/research/research-council.html.
The Institute’s new cross-industry communities will foster next generation management thinking by connecting the dots between Fortune 500 best practice processes and the innovative early-stage entrepreneurial spirit.
Along with these expansions, BTM Institute has just released a new thought leadership paper Today’s Small Business, Tomorrow’s Global Giant: How Experience-Based Products And Services Will Dominate Sustainable Success. Recent works also include the thought leadership paper Thriving In Uncertain Times: Architecting Transformative Growth When Traditional Economic Models Have Become Obsolete as well as the acclaimed book The Power of Convergence: Linking Business Strategies And Technology Decisions To Create Sustainable Success (Amacom).
ABOUT BTM INSTITUTE
BTM Corporation (www.btmcorporation.com) launched BTM Institute in 2003 to offer an all-encompassing view on the sustainable financial and operational benefits made possible through convergence of multi-disciplinary management practices, new business models, and accessible technologies. Through various research initiatives, publications, books, knowledge communities, and expert insights, BTM Institute is continuously advancing the global knowledge base by bringing together prominent business school minds, executives from Fortune 500 organizations, seasoned entrepreneurs, successful investment professionals, and award-winning technologists from around the world.