HQ: DEERFIELD, ILL.
4i, Inc. is a Growth and Foresight
Analytics Firm committed to helping clients uncover areas of superior
future growth and build execution
strategies to capture, deliver, and
sustain growth in the long term.
Its unique approach uses advanced
proprietary tools to deliver results.
“Our forward-looking approach
helps clients uncover future growth
opportunities, size future demand,
and develop successful growth strategies to succeed in tomorrow’s marketplace,” says Managing Partner
Eugene Roytburg. “Our innovative
analytics methodologies powered by
proprietary predictive foresight analytics drive predictable results.” 4i,
Inc.’s distinctive, foresight-driven
approach empowers clients to seize
future growth opportunities and develop optimum growth strategies
to win in tomorrow’s marketplace.
“Our suite of foresight analytic solu-
tions enables clients to find, build,
Roytburg sat down with Consult-
ing to discuss the firm’s 160 percent
growth rate, which was good enough
to land 4i, Inc. the No. 22 ranking on
the Fastest Growing Firms list.
Consulting: What were the
main factors that contributed to
your firm’s exceptional growth?
Roytburg: Shifting sales efforts
towards custom SaaS deliverables
and tools has led to more recurring
revenue, requiring less sales efforts.
Additionally, the launch of 4i University for Insights and Analytics
functions has been a big success,
resulting in several new engagements with fortune 50 clients.
Consulting: How is this year
shaping up for your firm?
Roytburg: We have experienced
another year of strong double digit
growth. Significant growth coming
from our suite of foresight analytic
solutions as well as our Transformation practice.
Consulting: How would you
describe your firm’s outlook for
2017? Where do you see the
Roytburg: Our biggest opportunities will continue to come from deploying solutions and tools within
our existing and new clients. We’ve
seen clients, specifically within
CPG, start moving away from traditional “management consulting”
engagements. They are looking to
blend software/technology with
expertise and we’ve positioned
ourselves well to provide just that.
Consulting: What are your firm’s
biggest challenges in 2017?
Roytburg: Client budgets have
continuously been squeezed in recent years. Political and economic
uncertainty have made clients more
budget-conscious when planning,
especially for the near term. Proving out a return on investment of our
services will be critical.
Consulting: What does being
named one of Consulting’s
Fastest Growing Firms mean to
your firm, your employees and
Roytburg: Being named to Consulting’s Fastest Growing Firms is
a great affirmation of the dedication
and effort our entire team has put
into 4i, as well as the passion and energy our consultants deploy on client
engagements each and every day.