For Immediate Release
Mary Lou Thiercof
Silicon Valley World
CONSULTING BOLSTERS QUEST
FOR BUSINESS INNOVATION AS
SILICON VALLEY WORLD INTERNET CENTER SPONSOR
Strategic View Supports
Reinvigoration Of Technology
And Business Communities
San Francisco, April
19, 2004 - Archstone Consulting (www.archstoneconsulting.com)
today announced its commitment to support innovation in the technology
and business communities through corporate sponsorship of the Silicon
Valley World Internet Center (www.worldinternetcenter.com).
Archstone Consulting joins the eight-year-old, Palo Alto-based innovation
platform as a management consulting industry representative to the
Center's corporate sponsorship program.
intends, through its sponsorship of the World Internet Center, to
contribute to the vitality of Silicon Valley's technology community
by leveraging its deep expertise in business issues that influence
innovation in today's economic environment.
believes that the Internet will be a major factor in the economic
recovery, and how businesses advance their interests," said Eric
Schlumpf, principal and global manufacturing practice leader for
Archstone Consulting in San Francisco. "The Internet is fundamental
to success of the Northern California business community and we
look forward to contributing, with our World Internet Center partners,
to its growth as a tool for delivering value to the business community
as a whole."
brings to the World Internet Center a unique understanding of the
business issues that influence innovation," said Dr. Susan Duggan,
CEO of the Silicon Valley World Internet Center. "Technologic advancement
is intrinsically linked to business success -- you cannot have one
without the other. For that reason, we are especially pleased to
welcome Archstone Consulting and its contributions to the Center's
is an independent business strategy and operations consulting firm
specializing in manufacturing, consumer packaged goods, life sciences
and business and consumer services sectors. Focused on innovation,
growth and value, Archstone Consulting's expertise includes product
development, complex manufacturing and supply chain operations,
strategic sourcing and information technology effectiveness. Headquartered
in Stamford, Connecticut, the company has offices in New York, Chicago
and San Francisco.
For additional information,
visit the company's Website at www.archstoneconsulting.com.
The Silicon Valley World
Internet Center is a for-profit corporation for the advancement
of Internet-related technologies and markets. A dynamic think tank
and showcase, the Center leverages strategic knowledge and relationships
for the benefit of its clients. In its eighth year in the Silicon
Valley, the Center provides a multi-corporate forum and the professional
facilitation for the validation of products, technologies, and strategic
directions for producers of technologies and end-users.
The objective of the
Silicon Valley World Internet Center is to provide a powerful and
effective center -- a third-party forum and nexus of innovators
for clients from Internet- and communications-based industries,
governments and enterprise end-users to explore near- and medium-term
solutions for advanced communications, business processes and security.
The Center delivers an ongoing series of multi-organizational sessions,
around such topics as business applications for sensor networks,
RFID applications for supply chain management, future of wireless
broadband, convergence of nano- and bio-technology with IT, among
other cutting-edge topics. The Center's Corporate Sponsorship Program
highlights key advances made by members of the program, bringing
innovations into a multi-corporate community of developers and end-users.
For more information
on the Silicon Valley World Internet Center, visit: http://www.worldinternetcenter.com.