We combine strategic and operational excellence with the ability to translate strategy into tangible impact to drive sustainable business transformations

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What we do

We partner with clients to drive transformations with long-lasting impact.

For us at Ascend, business transformation is more than a change – it’s a challenge. It’s about realizing your company’s sustainable business potential by reinventing its fundamental purpose, values and strategic direction.

Focus areas

Commercial Excellence

We enable companies to embed the commercial transformation they need to create a win-win for themselves and their customers. Our goal is always to help clients become more modern and customer-centric so they can meet new challenges with strengthened commercial capabilities and confidence. By helping clients to use the right mix of technologies and people capabilities they meet customer needs at every step of the customer journey.

We partner with clients to identify, develop and embed commercial capabilities that deliver excellent customer experiences, resulting in long-term, sustainable business growth.

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Wilhelm Samuelsson

Manager

Business Technology

We’re convinced that new technology should be seen as an opportunity to shape all areas of future business. By enabling organizations to adapt and get the most out of modern technologies, we optimize business processes and create more value for our clients and their end-customers. With our broad experience and expertise, we can support companies in realizing the benefits, and minimizing the risks, of business technologies every step of the way

Together with the IT consultancy Ionic, our tech-oriented sister company, we help companies implement the changes they need to leverage modern technologies and achieve their business goals. This includes utilizing infrastructure and cloud-based solutions, cybersecurity, data and analytics, and intelligent automation to embrace business opportunities.

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Sara Franklin

Manager

Business Agile

Agile ways of working require a shift in the mindset and steering capabilities of a company’s leaders. We specialize in steering models for scaled agile solutions in all functional areas including sales and marketing, HR and sourcing. By implementing strategic themes through the OKR methodology, we help companies achieve alignment and focus. We also provide leadership training and coaching for upper management levels and teams to support the cultural shift toward an agile way of working based on empowerment, alignment and innovation.

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Emy Haftor

Senior Manager

Business Simulations

Changing a way of working and implementing new organizational capabilities can be both challenging and resource-intensive. But for our clients to stay relevant to their customers, they need to be constantly evolving. We believe the most impactful way to build new capabilities is by simulating real-life experiences. This is the philosophy behind a framework that focuses on sharpening skills while practicing authentic situations from our clients’ businesses. Thanks to our successful partnerships, we have a proven track record in customizing business simulations and promise a unique experience that builds new capabilities.

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Martin Persson

Senior Consultant

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