About the Author
LISA HUFFORD is the founder and CEO of Simplicity Consulting, which has been named to the Inc. 5000 list for five years running as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Inc. also named Lisa one of the top 10 female entrepreneurs, and she has been chosen as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneurial Winning Woman.
Simplicity Consulting is a specialized talent solutions company with marketing and sales channel expertise that helps businesses go to market faster. Lisa’s prior experience includes managing strategic high-value partners for Microsoft and RR Donnelley, including IBM, Gateway, Acer, and Apple.
Roberto F. Figueroa High-Tech Product, Strategy & Operations Executive for Startups & Fortune 500
“Insightful! SPEEDTM is a very actionable framework to help you drive towards a new operating model and to succeed at it.
The case studies bring it to life and show context that make it easy to relate to.”
Molly O’Donnell, Chief of Staff of Microsoft’s Consumer Channels Group
“As business projects and campaigns ebb and flow, your workforce must be fluid and adaptable.
Like other on-demand models such as Uber for cars and TaskRabbit for household tasks, Lisa’s book is a quick and practical read on how to create a dynamic on-demand workforce.”
Rick Wong former Vice President, Microsoft
“Many consulting companies advertise their abundance of experts, but few employ methods that match experts to the client’s culture.
A misfit expert is worse than not having the expertise. Lisa’s SPEEDTM strategy helped my teams find culturally compatible experts who on-board quickly and achieve immediate results. Important read for today’s leaders.”