Jonathan Stearn

Jonathan Stearn
Managing Partner

  • Consultant

With over twenty years of cross-industry consulting experience, Jonathan has helped numerous clients tackle complex business challenges and address the human aspects associated with change initiatives. At the core of every project he delivers is the achievement of bottom-line business results – not analysis, reports, or recommendations – in very short periods of time, typically less than 100 days. This ensures a fast, measurable return on investment for his clients, plus a robust learning opportunity for project participants.

Jonathan’s broad understanding of key business issues, knowledge and experience in the area of information technology, acute sensitivity to human dynamics in the workplace, and ability to foster strong working relationships are real assets he brings to his consulting work.

Jonathan’s work at Schaffer Consulting leverages the Rapid Results approach and GE-style WorkOuts. He has collaborated with teams at Bausch + Lomb, Cablevision, Columbia University, ConAgra, Danfoss Power Solutions, Devon Energy, Gannett, Iberdrola USA, Merck, MPAC, Pepsi, Pfizer, QBE, Surgical Care Affiliates, Thomson Reuters, the US Small Business Administration, USA Today, the World Bank, XL Insurance, York Risk Services Group, and Zurich Financial Services to help their organizations streamline complex business processes and enhance their overall performance.

Prior to joining Schaffer, Jonathan was a Director with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he led information security risk management projects. He was also an organizational development consultant with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York and an analyst in the Process division of Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting).

Jonathan earned his Master of Arts degree in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University and his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Cornell University.



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