Rory J. Altman founded Altman Vilandrie & Company with Ed Vilandrie in 2002. In 2020, Altman Vilandrie & Company merged with its longtime partner in Europe, Solon Management Consulting, to form Altman Solon, a strategy consulting firm focused on the telecom, media, and technology sectors.
Rory serves a wide variety of clients in the telecom, digital media, and technology industries. His experience for corporate clients spans corporate strategy, business model development, go-to-market, and customer experience in the consumer, business, and wholesale segments. Recently, Rory has helped telecom companies restructure their businesses and rebuild their networks and operations to serve the broadband and mobile economies. Rory also works with private equity clients to develop investment hypotheses, evaluate investment opportunities, and improve their portfolio companies’ performance.
Rory is a frequent speaker and moderator at management, investor and industry conferences. He also serves as a resource for national business press.
Rory holds a MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a B. Eng. in Civil Engineering from McGill University. Before his career as a business strategy consultant, Rory was a traffic engineer and transportation planner in Chicago, where he designed safe and efficient intersections.