Deloitte Acquires Übermind

Friday, January 6, 2012 Print Email

Global accounting and consulting firm Deloitte has announced the acquisition of Übermind, Inc., an innovative mobile agency, expanding its leading-edge business, systems integration and enterprise technology capabilities.

“Mobile technologies are rapidly reshaping the nature of business. This represents a significant opportunity for companies to develop new interaction models with customers, employees and stakeholders,” says Janet Foutty, national managing director, technology, Deloitte Consulting LLP.

Based in Seattle, Wash., Übermind’s mobile strategy, engineering, design and creative talent help companies in using mobile solutions through disruptive technologies to create inspiring and intuitive mobile applications designed to both strengthen brand and transform the business.

Übermind complements Deloitte with its talent, tools and assets that are customized to the mobile development lifecycle, including proprietary frameworks and methodologies.

“By leveraging the strength of Deloitte’s global access, industry insight and deep talent, this acquisition allows us to provide even greater insight into the business and technology issues facing organizations today,” says Shehryar Khan, chief executive officer of Übermind, Inc.

“Übermind’s complementary industry footprint enhances our collective ability to deliver tailored solutions to meet clients’ specific needs.” Khan, along with Übermind founder Donald Brady, joins Deloitte Consulting LLP as principals.

With this acquisition, the full circle of creative business technology for the enterprise is complete. Industry-focused mobile apps, designed from the ground up for enterprise integration and market deployment help clients address virtually any digital technology challenge in their business—now and toward the future.

“From the boardroom to the living room, and everywhere in between, the next-generation enterprise is upon us,” continues Foutty.

“Fusing the art and science of emerging technologies is revolutionizing our clients’ businesses—as well as our own. The acquisition combines the creative and technical strengths of both organizations to bring depth and scale to digital strategy, design, engineering and integration for the marketplace.”

This transaction amplifies Deloitte’s full lifecycle professional services relating to strategy, creative, mobile, web, eCommerce, content and enterprise mobile enablement to help clients gain business advantage.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Source: In Audit

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