Fahrenheit 212 Joins Forces With Capgemini Consulting

By CIOReview | Monday, February 22, 2016
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NEW YORK , NY: Present in over 40 countries with more than 180,000 people, the Capgemini Group who is the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology, and outsourcing services, recently announced that they have acquired Fahrenheit 212—an innovation strategy and design firm. The acquisition looks forward to bring greater value with added capabilities to the Group's global strategy and transformation consulting organization, Capgemini Consulting. Subsequently, it will help the firm to provide new innovation, business transformation and digital customer experience solutions. Furthermore, the acquisition will boost Capgemini's digital innovation growth strategy.

Capgemini, linking up with Fahrenheit 212 represents a step towards their vision of redefining the way the consulting industry thinks and works. The move opens growth opportunities for both companies through their combined capabilities. As such, Fahrenheit 212 defines innovation strategies and develops new products, services and experiences that create sustainable, profitable growth. Capgemini Consulting will work together with Fahrenheit 212 leveraging its specialized capabilities for innovation strategy and consumer-centric design to broaden its offerings. Additionally, Fahrenheit 212 will gain access to international implementation strengths, and the Group's global network of Applied Innovation Exchanges.

"At Fahrenheit 212, we have built an effective and unique model for developing new products and services, and now with Capgemini Consulting we can again leap frog our competitive set," said Todd Rovak, Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Fahrenheit 212. "The ability to combine innovation strategy and transformational thinking with enterprise-level implementation on a global scale is now a client mandate. Capgemini's deep technology capabilities, resources and client relationships will steepen our trajectory and accelerate our pace in ways that would take us years on our own. Our people are excited to strengthen and broaden our approach to innovation consulting in dynamic new ways, helping us continue to attract and develop innovation's top practitioners."

"Our shared view of the future of innovation and the inclusion of digital is the impetus behind the combination of our complementary approaches as we step-change the way consulting is defined and delivered," said Cyril Garcia, CEO of Capgemini Consulting and Member of the Group Executive Committee. "Together with Fahrenheit 212, we'll bring additional value and innovation to our clients and expand our innovation solutions into new industries that are undergoing digital disruption."