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
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).
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.