Jonathan Smare

Partner, Finance & Business Transformation
Strategy, Leadership & Innovation

Technical Skills
  • Business transformation

  • Finance transformation

  • Leading culture change

  • Sales strategy & transformation

  • Leadership coaching and mentoring
  • Workshops and speaking events
Jonathan Smare

Jonathan Smare is a Partner in the Strategy, Leadership & Innovation practice focusing on finance and business transformation.

A veteran executive and public speaker, Jonathan works with CFOs and executives worldwide to share experiences and discuss strategies for their digital transformation journeys, bringing together technology, people, and cultural changes that drive greater innovation and agility.

He is passionate about business transformation, bringing that energy and experience to help clients succeed with their own business and cultural evolution. When they ask, “where do I start?” and, “how do I prioritise?”, Jonathan stresses the importance of working backwards from the business strategy, looking candidly through the lens of the customer and figuring out where and how they can truly differentiate.

Jonathan helps organisations become agile, using digital as an enabler of continuous improvement, building their competence and confidence in a series of sprints rather large unwieldy multi-year enterprise-wide transformation programmes.

“Transformation is a journey to a new competence where we all become more agile and innovative.”

Key achievements include:

  • Leading several EMEA wide sales transformations for $10bn sales organisation through a focus on digital transformation and data quality.
  • Leading culture change and scaling a high-performing sales organisation across 130 emerging countries from $1.7bn to $5.5Bn in six years.
  • Developing GTM strategy and executive messaging for leading cloud provider.
  • Software Division turnaround.
  • Leading several finance transformations in large corporations.

Jonathan can bring together the right team and build the carefully balanced ecosystem needed for your transformation journey, helping you with:

  • Business transformation
  • Finance transformation
  • Leading culture change
  • Sales transformation and high-performance sales organisations

  • Building a data-driven enterprise
  • Leadership coaching and mentoring for increased performance

Some of Jonathan’s experience:

Jonathan’s drive to seek out challenges extends beyond work, which is why he enjoys challenging sports in his off time, like surfing, skiing and historic motor racing!