BDO USA, LLP and Indiggo form strategic alliance to market Indiggo leadership technology platform

17 February 2017

Press release by BDO – Chicago, IL – BDO USA, LLP, one of the nation’s leading accounting and consulting organizations, and Indiggo, a leadership effectiveness company, today announced a strategic alliance under which BDO and Indiggo will team to market Indiggo’s innovative leadership technology solution.  The new Indiggo Leadership Platform bridges the gap between strategy and execution by focusing an organization’s leaders and managers on the most important priorities to achieve lasting success.  The scalable solution leverages leading-edge data analytics to provide management with real-time insights to drive effective execution.

“We have been working with Indiggo for more than four years now.  They have played a key role in getting our partners and senior professional staff to focus their time and energy on the key areas that drive firm profitability,” said Wayne Berson, CEO of BDO USA.  “More recently, we have rolled out the new Indiggo Leadership Platform to approximately 1,000 of our leaders and managers, and we expect to double that number in 2017.  Indiggo integrates easily with our existing technologies and enables our people to maintain focus on executing against our most important priorities.  Given our favorable experience with the platform, we are excited to team with Indiggo to offer this innovative solution to help our clients thrive through effective leadership execution.”

The Indiggo Leadership Platform, anchored by indi, the company’s proprietary artificial intelligence, targets “leadership burn” - having your most expensive people wasting time on the wrong initiatives – which is a major challenge to effective strategy execution.  Businesses waste tens of billions of dollars annually trying to solve leadership burn through ineffective training.  The Indiggo solution leverages the company’s proven leadership methodology – developed by firm founders Janeen Gelbart and Marc Inzelstein, and unique real-time data capture to develop effective leaders through focused action.  Moreover, this personalized, subscription-based service is scalable to maximize effectiveness and affordability.  

“We are thrilled to be building on our existing relationship with BDO, an organization that has achieved industry leading growth – more than doubling revenue - over the past four years. As a premier national accounting firm serving major multinationals and large middle market companies, and as an early adopter of our leadership platform, BDO is an ideal partner for taking our solution to market,” said Janeen Gelbart, CEO of Indiggo.  “Every executive can relate to the pain points of trying to build accountable, effective leaders and bridging the gap between strategy and execution.  Indiggo is a simple, intelligent solution that provides companies with real-time, dynamic information on what their most expensive resources are prioritizing. Moreover, it empowers them with the ability to dynamically realign those priorities.”