2021 Vault Rankings
At a Glance
“Brilliant and talented colleagues who genuinely inspire me.”
“Emphasis on innovative thinking.”
“Deeply interesting client projects.”
“Lack of structure due to small size.”
“Lack of formal training.”
“Resources are spread thin.”
“Excellent. Nice people.”
“Really strong analytics.”
About Keystone Strategy
Keystone Strategy is an innovative economic, technology and strategic advisory consulting firm with locations in Boston, New York, San Francisco, and the Seattle area. The firm brings an uncommon approach to deliver transformative ideas for tech clients, global law firms, and Fortune 500 companies facing complex and often not-yet solved business challenges. Keystone brings an interdisciplinary approach (the “Triad”), leveraging the intersection of economics, technology, and business strategy.
Keystone has expertise in a wide variety of fields, including competition, economics, digital transformation, operations, tax transfer, data platform management, and expert witness consulting. The firm has worked with a myriad of blue-chip clients, including Intel, Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon, and Verizon, as well as global law firms and consumer product companies. Among some of its more prominent of these brands, Keystone has worked with Coca-Cola, YETI, Marriott, and Xbox. The firm has deepened its expertise in healthcare, advising Pfizer on important aspects of the drug development process and Roche on Go To Market Strategies.
Keystone thrives on delivering transformative ideas for growth clients with work in areas such as competition, tax, digital transformation, AI/ML, IP, and new product development and innovation. The firm also has experience developing custom-designed data analysis tools led by its K.ATS and KeystoneLabs teams.
Call the Professors
As a boutique firm, Keystone embraces those with an entrepreneurial spirit—to that end, its culture rewards smart risk-taking, insight, and structured thinking. Keeping the team at the small, boutique level encourages this culture and Keystone’s nimble business model. The firm also employs the know-how from various experts from top universities, like Harvard Business School and Stanford University Graduate School of Business, when assisting their clients. The diverse perspective of these professionals and professors introduces a new dimension to what Keystone can do for the companies it works with.
The firm prides itself on its ability to nurture a culture that encourages structured, critical thought processes, and the delivery of genuine insights. A universal passion for excellence across practices guides Keystone professionals in every client engagement, and the sense of stewardship that everybody has over their culture helps to define the trajectory of the firm.
150 Spear Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: 3 (877) 419-2623
Employer Type: Private
Chairman and Co-Founder: Marco Iansiti
CEO and Co-Founder: Greg Richards
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA (HQ)
Key Practice Areas include:
Technology Advisory/Advanced Technology Services Team (K.ATS)
Global Strategic Advisory
Associated Practices include:
Information Strategy & Risk