...Eileen ShapiroPresident, Hillcrest Group, Inc.Eileen Shapiro is President of The Hillcrest Group, Inc. in Cambridge, Massachusetts.Trained as a traditional consultant, she now does most of her work as a "venture consultant," working with pre-IPO companies on a wide range of strategic, organizational, and financial issues.She
continues to work with some established companies, focusing on those that want to move fast, face key issues directly, and implement solutions that their organizations can and will own.
Eileen's work as a consultant has taken her
around the world and involved her
with companies in a wide range of areas including information-based businesses, financial services, heavy industry, biomedical/health care products, and packaged goods.In the for-profit world, she
has consulted to Fortune 50s, mid-size companies, and startups.In the non-profit world, she
has consulted to health care, arts, and educational organizations.Eileen
is also the author of Fad Surfing in the Boardroom, hailed by Fortune
, The Wall Street Journal
, and The Financial Times
for its "cogent discussions of modern management mantras and manias," its power to "demythologize the whole range of management strategies that purport to solve every executive's quandary," and its "common sense and shrewd eye for what actually happens in companies."
...Earlier in her career, Eileen was a consultant with McKinsey & Company, Inc.She
AB from Brown University
MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School.She serves on the Board of Directors of Tufts Health Plan and several internet-based start-ups, as well as on the boards of several non-profit organizations and educational institutions.Her
website, which is just for fun, is www.fadsurf.com and she
can be reached by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
...Comprised of Eileen Shapiro, Howard H. Stevenson, and John Preston, the Board of Advisors of NovaVision®, Inc. helps to guide the management team's vision, strategic direction, and business development efforts.