GROWTH RATE: 487%
L4 Digital is a leading digital product agency that creates innovative
and meaningful experiences to engage people across every screen.
The company provides the digital
product consulting, design, development and quality assurance services
needed to build and manage robust
digital products. L4 Digital’s unique
blend of multi-platform experience
with a focus on quality assurance
sets the firm apart from other digital
product agencies today. Consulting
caught up with Keith O’Neill, the
firm’s Principal and Co-Founder, to
discuss the firm’s No. 3 ranking and
487 percent growth rate
Consulting: What were the main
factors that contributed to your
firm’s exceptional growth?
O’Neill: Over the past year L4 Digital saw great success in partnering with some of the world’s largest brands, along with providing
groundbreaking work to help nonprofit organizations use technology.
Marquee names include Microsoft,
Amazon, Sesame Street and Sony
Pictures Television. Our expansion
of partnerships this year engaged
our company across a wide range of
platforms and devices ranging from
connected TVs to game consoles
and wearables. By increasing our
knowledge base L4 has been able to
provide services to new and current
customers that remain at the forefront of technology.
Consulting: How is this year
shaping up for your firm?
O’Neill: The 2015 calendar year was
one of L4’s most productive years to
date. We more than tripled our revenue since January 2015 with $13
million in total revenue. In addition,
we more than doubled in employee
size to accommodate the growing
demand for our digital product development services. We’ve grown our
respected team while maintaining
our commitment to hiring experienced and passionate individuals. We
expanded our office space with plans
for further expansion already top of
mind for our management team.
Consulting: How would you
describe your firm’s outlook for
2017? Where do you see the
O’Neill: We are very optimistic about
2017, through our growth in 2015 and
2016, we have forged a name for ourselves in new areas of technical capabilities around connected healthcare
services, Io T products, and Over The
Top (OTT) video applications and
services. We have also launched projects focused on AR/VR capabilities
in addition to AI with partners that
recognize these technologies will be
important to the digital industry in the
near future. Our focus on these three
verticals has already given us many
opportunities with new partners that
we are very excited to work with in
the coming year.
Consulting: What would you
say are your firm’s biggest
challenges in 2017?
O’Neill: As we look forward to 2017
we continue to face growth challenges. Throughout our history we
have sought out and hired qualified,
talented employees at a rapid pace.
Competing with technology giants
and startups for top talent in a city
that is quickly becoming one of the
nation’s top tech hubs is no easy feat.
Consulting: What does being
named one of Consulting’s
Fastest Growing Firms mean
to your firm, your employees
and your clients?
O’Neill: We are incredibly honored to be named one of Consulting
magazine’s Fastest Growing Firms.
Receiving recognition for our rapid
growth not only speaks to the quality of products and the services we
offer, but also to our employees’ passion for technology and innovation.