Slalom opens Salt Lake City office to help Silicon Slopes

SALT LAKE CITY, May 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Slalom, a modern $ 2.2 billion consulting firm focused on strategy, technology and business transformation, today announced the opening of its Salt Lake City office, to help Silicon Slopes and other Utah businesses accelerate digital transformation by enhancing cloud-based business functions and creating more customer-centric organizations. In the early years, Slalom plans to create 100 jobs in the Salt Lake City market, which will result in a projected economic impact of $ 35 million per year on the region by the end of 2025.

“Salt Lake City and Silicon Slopes are driving innovation worldwide, and we are determined to accelerate that growth,” said Troy Johnson, chief growth officer and co-founder of Slalom. “Over the past year, newer business organizations have expanded rapidly as other companies and public sector organizations reinvent themselves to better serve customers in the digital age. Businesses need a partner to help them accelerate transformation and Slalom is the ideal partner. “

Despite the pandemic, Utah’s economy remained strong and posted positive employment growth that was overall better positioned than the rest of the country as of 2020. Today, Silicon Slopes is home to more than 6,000 of the most innovative start-ups and technology companies.

“Slalom will be the largest full suite consulting firm with a dedicated physical presence in Utah, providing strategy, technology and business transformation capabilities to private and public sector clients,” said Isla Bragg, Slaloms general manager of Salt Lake City. “What also makes Slalom unique is that our team lives and works in the Salt Lake City community. We have a keen interest in the region and want to work with others to build and shape a better future. “

Always do what’s right

Slalom’s mantra “Always do the right thing” not only relates to the company’s approach to projects, but also to how employees interact with each other and with their community beyond. Slalom is never just about the project at hand – it’s about investing in people, communities and customer success.

Slalom celebrates a corporate culture that encourages employees to be fully committed to their work. Accepting diversity means better results for the company and its customers. The emphasis on diversity, inclusion and equity initiatives as well as a healthy work-life balance is just one of the reasons why slalom is consistently recognized as the best place to work. The company works with local colleges and universities to bring these values ​​to the next generation of Utah consultants.

“We’re excited to partner with Slalom when we introduce our new advisory minor at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business here in Utah,” said Curt Howes, professor at Utah State University. “Slalom’s dedicated presence and commitment to assisting future consultants is sure to have a lasting impact on our students and the entire Utah business community. It is the perfect time for us as we see the consulting opportunities in the Intermountain Region increase. “

About slalom
Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology and business transformation. In 40 markets around the world, slalom teams have the autonomy to act quickly and do the right thing. They are supported by regional innovation centers, a global culture of collaboration and partnerships with the world’s leading technology providers such as AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft, Salesforce and Snowflake. Slalom customers include more than half of the Fortune 100 and a third of the Fortune 500 – along with startups, nonprofits and innovative organizations of all kinds. Founded in 2001, Slalom is headquartered in Seattle. The company has grown organically to over 9,000 employees. Slalom has been named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies for six years and is regularly recognized by employees as the best place to work. Please visit slalom.com for more information.

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