‎Who We Are

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Who We Are

Altair Management Consultants is a boutique consultancy with international vision and partner-like culture. We help our clients make lasting improvements and realise their most important goals. We focus our resources, leverage our global scale, and drive excellence in all we do to ensure collaborative, authentic, and forward-thinking work.

April 2012 - Altair's team during 10th Anniversary and Altair case presentation at IESE

How We Are Different

Tailored Solutions

We collaborate with clients to uncover the moment of insight – digging up valid data, conducting exhaustive analysis, bringing in external perspectives to act on the truth that drives transformation in their organizations.

 

Because of our intellectual diversity, extensive and deep industry and function expertise, we know how to link the right people, with the right savvy, in order to shake up established thinking while offer practical solutions.

Lasting Relationships

Altair pushes beyond the standard methodology and applies independent thinking to all the projects we work on. Each solution is grounded in how the client actually operates and its unique position in the marketplace.

 

We adopt a human-oriented approach in interacting with our clients—we collaborate with people too. This mindset allow us to really put ourselves in their shoes to understand their needs and share their concerns.

Global Presence

Altair is a global boutique consultancy—our offices are located in multiple cities across Europe and the Americas and we have helped our clients to carry out projects in more than 20 countries.

 

Our global orientation is exemplified by our commitment to grow over the long term: our clients expand into new markets, and we expand with them. We are their trusted advisors and we have always strived for enduring organizational changes across the globe

Meet the Leadership

Juan Carlos Martínez & José Luis Galí
“The key element of our strategy is to deliver value and impactful results to our clients. In close collaboration with the world’s most relevant organizations in many markets across the globe, we provide tailor-made solutions by combining our industry expertise and knowledge with the four themes in a matrix to make transformation happen.”

 

Juan Carlos Martínez, Managing Partner

Global Presence

Juan Carlos Martínez

Our Founder

Juan Carlos Martínez – Managing Partner

Juan-Carlos Martinez is an entrepreneur, management consultant and teacher who is a passionate change agent for global organizations to reinvent, refocus, and disrupt into more nimble, quick-to-change enterprises.

As Founder and Managing Partner of Altair Management Consultants for the past 15 years, Mr. Martinez inspires and guides senior management on business transformation in a wide range of industries including automotive, banking and insurance, energy, and retail. He directs international operations from his Boston office while overseeing additional branches in Barcelona, London, Madrid, and Mexico City. Mr. Martinez’s professional portfolio also includes eight years at A.T. Kearney, two years at Quark Consulting, and two years as a plant engineer.

Mr. Martinez received his MBA from IESE, Barcelona and an MSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Barcelona. His extensive knowledge and experience have shaped his innovative approach to transforming small and large corporate structures into strategically thinking, quick-to-respond, and future-focused organizations. His role as VP and Director of the Board of the Spain-US Chamber of Commerce in Miami formulates his business vision in a global world. He has worked in more than 20 countries where multinational companies such as Santander Bank, Walmart, Repsol, and Mercedes-Benz have sought his counsel as a management consultant.

Mr. Martinez has taught senior executives and graduate students in Operations Management, eBusiness, and Enterprise Transformation and has designed graduate programs in eBusiness and Operations Management at both IDEC, Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, and CIT-Catalonian Institute of Technology, BarcelonaTech University. Today, he is an Adjunct Lecturer at Babson College within Technology, Operations & Information Management area.
Inherent in running a company is an ability to lead, mentor, and teach. Mr. Martinez deftly moves between his multiple roles with the guiding principle to treat students and clients with respect and affection, recognizing value in everyone and through purposeful questioning change and learning will occur. He has a contagious enthusiasm for possibilities and solutions both in the classroom and in the board room.

Academic Degrees
  • MBA, IESE Business School, University of Navarra
  • MSc. in Chemical Engineering, University of Barcelona
  • BSc. in Chemical Engineering, University of Barcelona