Testimonials - i2 Technologies Inc. & Digital 4Sight
i2 Technologies, Dallas, TX (September 2000 to December 2003)
Dé has spent the last several years helping us shape our products and building
demand for several of our established as well as new solutions as a senior marketing
combines the ability to think creatively, a strong business background and mindset,
and a phenomenal ability to execute. He was one of our most productive and successful
product marketing professionals within i2. He also has been one of i2's best examples
of how to collaborate across multiple disciplines to get things done.
be missed here at i2. It says a great deal when every one of his colleagues is
both saddened and disappointed by his departure. I would hire Andy again in a
wish him all the best in his next endeavors, and my congratulations to those with
whom he next shares his prodigious talents."
and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), i2
Technologies, Dallas, TX, USA (2003)
Dé is a strategic
marketing thinker and a team player who listens well.
He is a true Marketing Machine - comes up with original ideas and takes them from
concept to completion. Andy
is high energy, very passionate and yet, extremely focused towards his goals and
Product Marketing Manager, i2 Technologies (2003)
accomplishments since joining i2 in September of 2000 include the following (over
the first six months):
- Heroic efforts to come on board and pull the Fulfill Solution
message together for PLANET - in 1 month.
excellent job standing up and presenting this message at PLANET.
of the i2 Sales Force with copious sales tools (whitepapers, customer success
stories, presentations, competitive information etc.)
- Strong leadership
to establish delineation between components of i2's fulfillment offering
- An excellent job plugging
in to the i2 organization and establishing your credibility with Product Management
the beginning, your can-do attitude has been very apparent. You joined the company
and immediately exemplified the owner attitude which i2 strives to instill in
VP of Marketing, i2 Technologies (2001)
Digital 4Sight, Toronto, Canada (January 1999 to August 2000)
a strategy consultant and senior analyst, Andy Dé distinguished himself amongst
his peers and in the wider professional community as a truly outstanding practitioner.
with our firm, Mr. Dé contributed some of the most original and useful ideas I
have ever witnessed. As one of the authors
of the 2000 business
bestseller, Digital Capital-
Harnessing the Power of Business Webs (Harvard
Business School Press, May 2000), I was pleased to include several of
his breakthrough e-business strategy frameworks in the book. He is able to drawn
upon deep business and engineering expertise with ease to create powerful and
effective methodologies. Client response to Mr. De has been
uniformly and exceptionally positive. He has helped us form and strengthen important
have enjoyed working with Andy and have benefited personally from the experience.
He is an exemplary professional - enthusiastic, creative, collaborative and passionate
in his work. I will miss his presence with our firm. He will be an asset
to any company, community or country he joins."
Partner, Digital 4Sight,
Toronto, CANADA (2000)
Dé reported to me as the lead research analyst and senior strategy consultant
on our year long multi-million dollar research program on Internet-worked
supply chains for manufacturing and distribution for e-business, or what we termed
Customer Fulfillment Networks (CFN). Over 25 leading companies across the US,
Canada and Europe, contributed US $ 125,000 each for exclusive access to this
is one of the most outstanding strategy consultants and
business researchers I have worked with. He possesses a rare combination of technical
knowledge, business skills and creative thinking ability and his research and
analysis of technology impacts were highly sought-after and appreciated by our
research efforts highlighting best practices in the arena of e-business fulfillment, resulted in five business research papers that were outstanding
in the scope and quality of research, the depth of analysis and the original business
insights delivered to our clientele, and received extremely positive customer
abilities as a business strategy consultant were highly valued and sought after
by our Fortune 50 clients. His strategy frameworks were
deployed by the founders of Digital 4Sight, Don Tapscott, David Ticoll and Alex
Lowy in their best selling business strategy book- Digital
Capital: Harnessing the Power of Business Webs, published by Harvard
Business School Press, in May 2000.
enduring value of Andy's contribution to furthering an understanding of e-business
strategy is further evidenced by the inclusion of his work in our recent book, The Power of the 2X2 Matrix (Alex
Lowy and Phil Hood, authors), published by Wiley in May 2004.
would like to acknowledge that Andy's contribution of over
30 strategy frameworks from his research archives got us started in our efforts
on this book, which is currently being sought by many leading business schools
across North-America for inclusion in their MBA programs as a reference text."
Operating Officer (COO), Digital
4Sight, Toronto, CANADA (2000
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