Intelligence. Beautifully Engineered.

Principles

We established QuantumBlack to reimagine how organisations could continuously improve and outlearn their rivals. Today, we’re still fascinated by how the smallest edge or marginal gain can have a major impact.

We look to help foster a culture of elite performance by eliciting the right input and enabling the right decision from the right data delivered in the right way.

Absorb complexity; transmit clarity.

In its raw form, data can be stubbornly unyielding. We use it to seek out the incisive insights and the clear-cut response.

Operating with integrity.

Our insights are built on a forensic, ethical approach to each problem we are asked to solve.

Striving for the human touch.

Creating the world’s best user experience for working with data.

Being at the cutting edge.

Pioneering the development of software and solutions that connect data, technologies and humans.

Science + Art.

Fostering a culture that encourages creative problem solving, and attracts, retains and develops top talent.

Being Relevant.

Seeking out the most important problems that our clients face, creating significant and demonstrable value to clients, and doing so at scale.

Leadership Team

  • Nicolaus Henke, PhD | Chairman

    Nicolaus serves leading companies and healthcare systems on improving performance through data enabled transformation. He serves on the board of McKinsey & Company and is the global leader of McKinsey Analytics. He frequently speaks in global fora such as the World Economic Forum, Forbes and executive round tables on the future of healthcare and the future of analytics.

  • Jeremy Palmer | CEO

    Jeremy talks on leadership and management at the London Business School and Oxford Said Business School. Before joining QuantumBlack, Jeremy held senior leadership roles at Salomon Brothers, JP Morgan, Barings and UBS.

  • Simon Williams | Founder & Director

    Simon lectures on adaptive strategy to MBA classes at Wharton, Harvard, Cambridge, and the London Business School. Before founding QuantumBlack, Simon founded SmithBayes, a spinoff from the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula One team.

  • Chris Wigley | Chief Commercial Officer

    Chris has a background in digital strategy including using data and analytics to drive performance and growth. He served leading organisations on these topics for some years as a McKinsey Partner before joining QuantumBlack as Chief Commercial Officer in 2015. He speaks on digital growth and analytics topics and is on the senior advisory board of Entrepreneur First.

  • Sam Bourton | Chief Technology Officer

    Sam speaks about emerging technologies at conferences and is co-author of ‘WPF Recipes: A Problem/Solution Approach’. He led the design and development of F1 trackside management software, and has built a simulation platform used to analyse elections.

  • Jacomo Corbo, PhD | Chief Scientist

    Jacomo is the Canada Research Chair in Information and Performance Management at the University of Ottawa. After data modelling, analysis, and algorithm development work at Harvard, Jacomo joined the Renault Formula One team.

  • Yves Boussemart, PhD | Chief Design Officer

    Yves works across data visualisation, data mining and the design of human-friendly decision-support tools. Before joining QuantumBlack, Yves consulted on complex automated systems at Thomson Reuters Finance and Risk.