Michael W. McLaughlin is a 22-year veteran of Deloitte Consulting LLP and the coauthor with Jay Conrad Levinson of Guerrilla Marketing for Consultants. He is also a principal with MindShare Consulting LLC and the editor of Management Consulting News and The Guerrilla Consultant.
He has worked with some of America's highest-profile companies, small and medium-sized businesses and start-ups. As Managing Partner for Deloitte Consulting Chicago, he had market responsibility for a practice of 800 consultants.
McLaughlin has shared his views on today's management challenges with journalists from publications such as Chicago Sun Times, Crain's Chicago Business, San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, Information Week, and Women's Wear Daily.
He has also written and published articles, including for Computerworld, Brandweek magazine, Chicago Sun Times, About.com, Marketing Today, Business KnowHow, and IHRIM.link.
He has been a speaker for audiences across the country, including: Microsoft, Council of Logistics Management; Food Marketing Institute; Grocery Manufacturers Association; Institute of Management Accountants; Internet World; National Millennium Panel: Business in 2005; National Retail Federation; and Northwestern University Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. He has been a keynote speaker at the Institute of Management Consultants annual conference.
McLaughlin is the editor of two web sites and newsletters for consultants. Management Consulting News provides interviews and news for consulting professionals. Guerrilla Consulting and the newsletter The Guerrilla Consultant were launched following the publication of the book Guerrilla Marketing for Consultants, which he co-authored with Jay Conrad Levinson.
McLaughlin is a professional member of the National Speakers Association and holds an MBA in Corporate Finance.