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Founder and Chief Catalyst of Smarter-Companies

For nearly 30 years, I have helped business leaders conquer challenges such as growth, change, mergers and acquisitions. Along the way, I have lived the shift from the Industrial to the Social Era. This shift is driving a need for basic changes in how we measure, manage and monetize our collective knowledge.

My absolute passion is unlocking the collective power of intangible capital, the key asset class for companies today, providing 80% of the value and 100% of the competitive advantage of the average company today. In connection with this work, I co-authored of Intangible Capital: Putting Knowledge to Work in the 21st Century Organization with Michael Oleksak and founded the IC Knowledge Center which was re-launched in January 2013 as Smarter-Companies.

I started my career in high-risk finance at Citicorp and Sanwa Business Credit. After that I founded Trek, a management consulting firm where she developed the tools that are now in the ICounts Toolset.

You can find me on LinkedIn as MaryAdamsICA. My Twitter name is also MaryAdams ICA. Please feel free to contact me by email or call me at 781-729-9650,

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What kind of role(s) do you usually fill?
Consultant
Expertise Key Words (so you're easier to find!)
intangible capital, management, measurement, ICounting,
What brings you here?
I believe that IC is the core asset of every organization today. My work with Smarter-Companies is a reflection of my view that there is much work left to be done in this field--and we need an open, collaborative community to ensure our collective success.
How do you help companies get smarter?
As the founder of Smarter-Companies, my mission is to empower my fellow consultants to help apply intangible capital thinking to create more vibrant, successful organizations and economies.
What is your working definition of intangible capital?
IC = Human Capital + Relationship Capital + Structural Capital + Strategic Capital
Where can we learn more about you on the web? (LinkedIn, Facebook, Website (you can add more later on your profile page)
http://www.linkedin.com/in/maryadamsica/

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Decoding Larry Fink’s CEO Letter

Blackstone is the world’s largest investor. So it’s news when its CEO, Larry Fink, sends a letter to the CEO’s of the S&P 500. He sent one last year and just sent a new one this month that is printed in full at Business Insider in which he calls for longer-term thinking in American companies. It’s an exciting read for those of us who believe that longer-term thinking will drive…See More
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"Welcome Barry - I've worked a lot in the private company market. Would welcome the opportunity to compare notes, Mary"
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At 2:09pm on November 3, 2015,
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loreto rocha
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Hello Mary, I hope you are doing well. I did the certification last year in Chile with Arturo. I wrote to you an email talking about a startup i am working right now. I would like to have your comments.

Best Regards,

Loreto

At 10:19am on October 20, 2015, Mandie Connell said…

Thank you! I'm glad you enjoyed it and we look forward to having you speaking at our Integrated Thinking Program in two weeks! See you there!

At 11:58am on January 27, 2015, Akeem Famuyiwa said…

Hi Mary 

Thank you for the warm welcome, I look forward to using and sharing content here and taking part in the ICountant Course. 

Akeem

At 5:13am on January 27, 2015, Joe Doyle said…

Hi Mary,

Thanks for the welcome and I am looking forward to using the tools.  I'm feeling smarter already!

Joe

At 4:59pm on April 22, 2014, Thamer Alabbadi said…

Hi Mary,

Sure I will share,

Saudi Arabia just lunched its national Knowledge Based Society strategy (KBS) that would be the umbrella for all other national plans.

We are following the Korean footsteps, quite ambitious, I believe.

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Mary Adams posted a blog post

Decoding Larry Fink’s CEO Letter

Blackstone is the world’s largest investor. So it’s news when its CEO, Larry Fink, sends a letter…See More
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Mary Adams liked William Miller's blog post Washington Think Tank has an obsolete view of innovation that largely ignores intangible capital
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