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The Results You Want. Sooner.
A Broad Footprint
A Deep Focus
The Synaptic Leadership Team was assembled from senior executives from some of the world's leading international businesses.
What We Do. What We've Done
From start-ups to the Fortune™ 100, across dozens of industries, spanning manufacturers and service companies alike, Synaptic has helped clients solve some of today's toughest technological, organizational, and financial challenges. Here are a few snapshots of how, together, our cleints and we succeeded...

Who We Are
Synaptic Offers Consulting, Training, and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) in
  • Risk Modulated™ Agile / CPM Project Management
  • Affordable, Fortune 500-class virtual CFO services for businesses of any size
  • Product Cost Reduction via Value Engineering and Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
Our Industry / Technology Expertise Spans
  • Web and mobile development
  • Cryptography and Data Security
  • Mechatronics and Robotics
  • Smart Cards and Biometrics
Synaptic helps clients achieve the results they want . . . Sooner.
Deliver products to market . . . On time.
Reduce end-to-end product cost and boost margins . . . Reliably.
Increase profits . . . Guaranteed.

Synaptic helps businesses set and achieve goals in the areas most critical to their success -- businesses ranging from startups to numerous Fortune 500 clients throughout the NAFTA, APAC, and E.U. regions.

How can we help your business?

First, our cross functional team will build and assess a holistic model of the technical, financial, and commercial aspects of your entire enterprise so we can precisely recommend services that will add significant value to your business -- and none that won’t.
It’s this outside perspective coupled with a deep understanding of both your business’s current state and strategic aspirations that enables Synaptic to help your business achieve the results you want. Sooner.

Our deeply-engaged cross-functional teams work seamlessly with your business' leadership to formulate closely coordinated departmental objectives that realize your strategy. Sooner. To help resolve and align disparate goals and opinions across your enterprise into a clearly articulated vision. To produce products and services that don’t just satisfy your customers, but delight them.

How has Synaptic helped businesses like yours to refine their vision, define a winning business model, and optimize execution to make it a reality?
  • Review product and service portfolio against customer needs -- market-by-market, segment-by-segment, niche-by-niche
  • Map current financial capabilities to opportunities -- and chart the course to the right funding
  • Build Agile, cross-functional teams -- eliminating silos and “not my job” syndrome
  • Employ LEAN techniques such as Kaizen to build a continuous improvement based culture
  • Measure and continuously improve all aspects of Quality -- from initial customer experience to product recycling -- using ISO SQuaRE and other advanced, industry- proven methodologies
  • Assess the competitive field in terms of their product portfolios, financial means, customer service
  • Facilitate your Strategic Plan initiatives and development


How has Synaptic helped businesses like yours to refine their vision, define a winning business model, and optimize execution to make it a reality?



What We Do

  • Bring products to market on time and on budget

    Synaptic can help you achieve the results you want. Sooner.

    Our mission is to help clients achieve a step-change improvement in execution at every phase of the Product Development Life Cycle, Value Engineering projects, and Continuous Improvement efforts across the enterprise.

    Our highly tailored palette of services ensures that we can add value with rigor and precision when and where you need it. We never up-sell unnecessary addition services.

    Customer-Centric Innovation
    Let us show you our suite of field-proven methodologies that help your customers unlock their imagination and
    At Synaptic, we know that you are as focussed on your customers as we are on our clients. Let us show you our suite of field-proven methodologies that help your customers unlock their imagination and intuition to precisely articulate their needs through our highly effective focus group methodologies.and rapid prototyping techniques - empowering you to provide solutions exceeding customer expectations.

    Project Management Agile/PMBOK Hybrid
    Harness both the broad visibility and early warning strengths of classical critical path method (CPM) project management combined with the superior time-to-market performance of Agile methods.
    For major projects, you need both the broad visibility and early warning strengths of classical critical path method (CPM) project management combined with the superior time-to-market performance of Agile methods. While purists may claim the two are mutually exclusive, Synaptic's field-proven synthesis has provided a sharp competitive edge to companies ranging from startup to industry leaders in the Fortune 500.

    Project Estimation
    Accurate project estimation is essential to time-to-market and profitability. Synaptic helps you improve estimations by 50% and more.
    No matter how insightful the innovation, attentive the project management, and rigorous the quality regimen, accurate software development estimation is essential to time-to-market and profitability. Synaptic employs a suite of well-studied, field-proven techniques that have consistently helped our clients improve their baseline estimations by 50% and more.

    Effective, Efficient Offshore Development
    Offshoring appropriate parts of your development can yield an enormous cost savings. Synaptic can help your organization pare years off your learning curve.
    The enormous cost advantage of offshoring can only be achieved with laser sharp communication, clearly articulated and closely managed standards and practices, and cross-cultural sensitivity. At Synaptic, we have decades of person/years experience over which we have refined these practices to maximize the value of development in emerging economies. Our consultants can help your organization pare years off your learning curve to significantly strengthen your bottom line in the near term.

    Project Remediation
    At Synaptic, we have helped dozens of teams get their project back on track by bringing a laser focus to scope, architecture, and execution methodology.
    Even with best efforts, a project can encounter significant headwinds in terms of schedule, budget, and quality. At Synaptic, we have helped dozens of teams get their project back on track by bringing a laser focus to scope, architecture, and execution methodology. Our objective outside eyes, removed from the everyday line-of-fire, allow us to collaborate with you to find solutions - turning challenged projects into successful projects.



  • Reduce Product Cost Through Cross-Functional Value Engineering
    One of Synaptic’s key missions is to help your business continually reduce product cost. Combining key elements of Value Engineering and Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) methodologies in an Agile framework, Synaptic brings together all players, both internal and external, to draw a laser focus on reducing not only product BOM cost but associated direct and indirect overhead.

    One of Synaptic’s key missions is to help your business continually reduce product cost. Combining key elements of Value Engineering and Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) methodologies in an Agile framework, Synaptic brings together all players, both internal and external, to draw a laser focus on reducing not only product BOM cost but associated direct and indirect overhead.


    • Reduce Bill of Material (BOM) cost
    • Define and Execute Requalification Testing
    • Facilitate Lean Manufacturing Initiatives
    • Identify and Classify Major Cost Drivers
    • Assess Feature Value Added to Customers Within Existing Base
    • Perform Variable Cost Analysis and Reduction
    • Project Budget Analysis
    • Execute Supplier Negotiation
    • Audit Vendors for Inclusion On AVL/QVL
    • Identify, Qualify, and Implement Contract Manufacturers (CM) / Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS)


  • Achieve continuous improvement goals in Finance and Logistics

    Virtual CFO Services
    Synaptic provides a broad range of financial and commercial consulting and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services. Our partners and associates are drawn from the C-level and other senior posts at major international businesses, with extensive experience in both startup and turnaround environments. We have helped international businesses, in numerous cultures around the globe, achieve annual double digit growth in Sales, EBITDA, and EVA with a focus on manufacturing, distribution, and sales/marketing. Synaptic has broad experience in developing comprehensive cost and working capital reduction programs.

    Synaptic provides a broad range of financial and commercial consulting and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services. Our partners and associates are drawn from the C-level and other senior posts at major international businesses, with extensive experience in both startup and turnaround environments. We have helped international businesses, in numerous cultures around the globe, achieve annual double digit growth in Sales, EBITDA, and EVA with a focus on manufacturing, distribution, and sales/marketing. Synaptic has broad experience in developing comprehensive cost and working capital reduction programs.


    • Improve EBITDA and EVA Through Identifying Major Cost Drivers and Develop Cost Reduction Programs
    • Improve Cash Flow Through Systematically Reducing Operational Working Capital
    • Enhance Profitability Management Through Enhanced Forecasting, Budgeting, and Business Model Formulation
    • Analyze Financial Performance Against Benchmarks to Continuously Improve Decision Making and Management Control
    • Develop High Tailored Financial Reporting Packages for Ongoing Business Operations
    • Design Metrics to Measure Overall Operations Performance
    • Profitability Analysis "History and Going Forward"

    CPO / CLO Services
    Synaptic’s services portfolio includes more than 15 years leadership experience in international procurement and logistics with broad tactical experience in the day-to-day Distribution, Purchasing, Customer Service, and Manufacturing activities in NAFTA, APAC, and the EU. Areas of expertise include:

    Synaptic’s services portfolio includes more than 15 years leadership experience in international procurement and logistics with broad tactical experience in the day-to-day Distribution, Purchasing, Customer Service, and Manufacturing activities in NAFTA, APAC, and the EU. Areas of expertise include:


    • Distribution/Warehouse Design
    • Material Storage and Handling Solutions
    • Freight Carrier Solutions
    • Supply Chain and Logistics Expertise
    • Key Component and Supplier Analysis
    • Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Procurement
    • Supplier Negotiation
    • Low Cost Country Supplier Analysis and Sourcing Decisions
    • Performance Measurement Including Unit Cost, Inventory Levels, and Total Cost of Ownership
    • Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
    • Total Supply Chain / Logistics Analysis and Reporting
    • Customer Service Organization Optimization
    • Ongoing Advisory Services


How We Engage

  • Accept engagements only when we can significantly increase our client's Return-on-Investment

    ...otherwise you'd be wasting your money and we'd be damaging our reputation.


  • Accept even the smallest engagements

    ...many of our most extensive client relationships began with training or small consulting engagements


  • Work only in technologies where we have extensive expertise

    ...our main consulting focus is execution, but our methods can be effective only where we understand the underlying nuts and bolts


  • Work only in industries where we have extensive experience

    ...it doesn't matter that our technological expertise is top notch if we don't understand your customers' needs and your competitive landscape


  • Tailor our methodology to the client's organization

    ..."cookie cutter" regimens generally cost more than they save


  • Start with a complimentary analysis; offer a flexible billing structure; and follow-up to ensure client success

    ...and don't "nickel and dime" for every billable hour