West Monroe Acquires Carbon Five to Continue Developing Digital Product Development Solutions | Illinois


CHICAGO – (BUSINESS WIRE) – December 1, 2021–

Today, West Monroe announced the acquisition of Carbon Five, a national product management, digital design and software engineering company.

The acquisition is part of West Monroe’s strategy to expand its end-to-end digital services in response to unprecedented market demand and follows the acquisition of Verys, a 200-person product development company, in September. The additions of Verys and Carbon Five complete the foundation of West Monroe’s innovative new approach to digital consulting, which combines expertise in technology, design and industry-led business strategy to help clients become leaders digital.

Carbon Five brings to West Monroe a proven methodology and product delivery processes that have helped Fortune 1000 startups and companies gain market share in their industries. The company is an expert in creating high-quality digital products and preparing its customers for long-term success by elevating their management and product development capabilities. The company’s nearly 100 designers, product managers and software engineers strengthen West Monroe’s ability to meet the entire product lifecycle and deliver deep engagements with customers’ product environments.

As a member of West Monroe, Carbon Five will collaborate within the company on multidisciplinary teams comprised of technologists, industry experts, business strategists, product engineers and others to deliver a comprehensive package. solutions for West Monroe customers. More than ever, businesses need a partner with this multidisciplinary expertise to help them create integrated experiences that combine the physical and digital worlds and align business operations with the new way of working. This is why the company is building a global platform for product development and will continue to invest heavily in this area, with future acquisitions planned to improve capabilities and scale.

Carbon Five was founded in 2000 and has offices and talent in four major markets: Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, and Chattanooga. Like West Monroe, Carbon Five places a strong emphasis on culture driven by its people-centered mindset. Co-founders Mike Wynholds and Don Thompson will continue to run Carbon Five as a West Monroe-owned company until the integration, which is expected to be completed in 2022.

“We are delighted to welcome Carbon Five, a like-minded organization with strong talent and integrated product capabilities. Together with Verys’ scale and West Monroe’s core expertise in strategy, industry and technology, we are able to generate lasting value and partnership for our customers, ”said Tom Bolger , director of strategy at West Monroe.

West Monroe is one of the fastest growing digital consulting firms in the United States and continually brings clients closer to running a digital organization. You can find more at WestMonroe.com/BeDigital.

About West Monroe

West Monroe is a digital consulting firm born in technology, but built for business, partnering with companies in transforming industries to deliver quantifiable financial value. We believe digital is a state of mind, not a project, a team or a destination, and it’s something businesses become, not something they do. That’s why we work in diverse and multidisciplinary teams that combine industry expertise with deep operational and technological capabilities, shifting clients from traditional operating models to digital operating models and creating products and experiences that transcend the digital and physical worlds. Our 2,000 employees have the option of owning a stake in the company. So when you partner with us, you know we are committed, because your success is our success. Our decidedly different approach produces undeniable results. Visit WestMonroe.com to learn more.

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