The 2015 Seven Small Jewels: Navigate

CEO and Managing Partner Rob Kathol founded Navigate in 2005 with the mission to build a consulting firm focused on strengthening collaboration between executive management, business operations and technology.

Seven Small Jewels: Rob KatholCEO and Managing Partner Rob Kathol founded Navigate in 2005 with the mission to build a consulting firm focused on strengthening collaboration between executive management, business operations and technology. Kathol says he recognized the need for a different kind of consulting firm; one that delivers objective advice and creative solutions for its clients.

“I started Navigate as a way to advise executive management and internal operating groups who might be strained trying to make change happen. I knew if they could come together, it would ultimately improve operational performance,” Kathol says. “When we launched in 2005, it was just me, and the firm’s growth was limited.”

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