WHO WE ARE

Optimize is a management consulting firm specializing exclusively in strategic planning. We were founded in Los Angeles in 2002.

Our work is based on a simple principle-that management teams should be intentional and treat strategy as a cycle, and not an event. When they formalize goals, objectives, project plans and KPIs, they optimize business results

We take mid-market management teams through a highly collaborative strategic planning processes, that reveals a clear roadmap for the future. The very process of building a plan can unify a management team.

As strategy experts, we have developed tools, and methods that enable a thoughtful planning exercise. While we provide strategy advice, our real value is providing structure, and facilitating a process in which our client’s can make informed decisions based on data.

Meet Marc Emmer

Marc Emmer’s book Momentum, How Companies Decide What To Do Next, was covered by Yahoo Business, Business Insider, NBC and CBS.

At the heart of strategy are difficult choices that management teams need to make about concentration risk, diversification, and how to ensure that a company’s value proposition continues to resonate in the marketplace. While companies know they must provide unique value, the quest for differentiation can prove to be elusive.

Our Content

Global Threats Edition

Global Threats Edition

In a January Vistage Trends webinar, Vistage Chief Research Officer Joe Galvin asked Optimize President Marc Emmer what he considered the number-one geopolitical threat in the world today. Marc answered, “our enemies ganging up on us.”

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