People profile - Maxwell Smith

Maxwell Smith

Maxwell Smith

Client Service Lead

  • Favorite quote
    “If not us, who? If not now, when?”
  • What’s your favorite part of your job?
    My favorite part is that moment when, after a period of discovery and deep thinking, the architecture of a solution to a complex and interesting business challenge starts to take shape – there is an undeniable surge of energy and optimism in that moment that is so compelling!
  • How did you end up with a career in consulting?
    My dad built his own, very successful boutique consulting company when I was growing up. The passion of his entrepreneurial spirit and the love he had for solving problems was something that inspired me to pursue a career in consulting.
  • What’s the best piece of professional advice you’ve ever gotten?
    Do what is right for the client, help your team, embrace personal growth – do all of these things and you will undoubtedly be successful as a consultant.
  • I have lived/worked in the following cities:
    Washington, D.C., Palo Alto, Chicago, New York, Toronto, Oxford, London, Lisbon, Munich, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Seoul