Emphatic Thinking is a consulting agency that improves how you go-to-market. We bring rigorous and proprietary methodologies to bear on your challenges, tailoring our engagements around your needs, your products and processes, and your objectives. Our team of experts can help you prepare for what comes next with work that brings a thoughtful “outside-in” perspective to our clients’ strategy, while our experience and discipline help ensure that the learning and action that results from our work generates lasting and substantial results.

What We're About


Stay true to the story.
Measure twice, cut once.
Make sense.
Good coffee, or no coffee at all.
Be consistent.
Work fast, but work right.
Be classy.

What We Do


Strategy & Positioning
Executive Communications
Enablement
Experience Design
Envisioning
Content Development
Software Development
BBS Operations

Who We Are


We are a distributed network of researchers, writers, designers, developers and videographers. Specific team composition varies by project.

Core Team:

Carlos Horn Ken Rufo Doug Haas Ken Manz Stuart Christoph Kiyomi Kimura Fairness Peck Nick Danielson Emily Lindburg Zak Bendaga Diarmad Mac Ian

Selected Clients


Adobe BBC Worldwide Cisco Systems GoDaddy Goodway Group Jive Kinetiq LinkedIn Luum Microsoft Ooyala Pinterest Pubmatic Rocket Fuel Salesforce Samsung The Weather Company

Our work is specialized and mostly confidential. Examples and case studies are available on request.

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