Timothy Wood Powell

Title: Managing director, info exec, consultant
Company: TW Powell Co
Location: New York, New York, United States

Timothy Wood Powell, Managing director, info exec, consultant at TW Powell Co, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Business Owners for dedication, achievements, and leadership in consulting.

Since 1996, Mr. Powell has brought more than four decades of management and marketing expertise to TW Powell Co. and The Knowledge Agency, the New York-based research and consulting firm that he founded. Designed to help other professionals avoid layoffs, kickstart career growth in a knowledge-based economy, and get better return on investment for their work, TW Powell Co. shares unique business and management strategies with clients. Before establishing his firm, Mr. Powell spent more than 20 years with some of New York’s most prestigious marketing and consulting agencies. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Business Administration from Yale University and has completed additional postgraduate study in psychology at the New School and New York University. After briefly serving as Vice President of Technology for Yale, Mr. Powell spent two years as a field psychologist for LEAP, Inc. He transitioned into government work in 1973 as an outreach manager for the State of Connecticut, leaving the position to become a contract and systems analyst for the State of New Jersey in 1975 and a Senior Financial Analyst for New York City in 1976.

Mr. Powell joined KPMG as a senior consultant in 1979, departing in 1983 when he was named Manager of National Marketing for PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he would remain through the end of the decade. From 1989 until launching TW Powell Co. in 1996, Mr. Powell was the research director for FIND/SVP, and had published the first of his many books, “Analyzing Your Competition,” and “The High Tech Marketing Machine,” 1993. His most recent works are “The Knowledge Value Chain Handbook,” 2014, and “The Value of Knowledge,” and he operates Yale71.org, a networking homepage for 1971 Yale graduates. Mr. Powell is a former member of faculty at Columbia University and the past chair of the Council of Competitive Intelligence Fellows and has been a Senior Fellow of the Conference Board of the Marketing and Communications Center since 2018. In recognition of his long career of distinguished work, Mr. Powell has been presented with the 1993 Catalyst Award and 1999 Fellows Award by the Society of Intelligence Professionals, as well as a Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Yale Alumni.


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