VORN is the brand and management consultancy for the digital age.

VORN drives the digital transformation of brands and their communications, marketing and business models.

VORN combines expertise in marketing and communication, creativity and innovation, man and machine. Scientifically sound and proven in practice.

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The Team

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    Vincent
    Schmidlin

    Managing Director

    Entrepreneurial business strategist with infectious optimism, boundless energy and a feel for multicultural context.

    • food
    • media
    • health
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    Matthias
    Breitschaft

    Managing Director

    Dedicated brand friend with a passion for creativity and communication. At home in analogue, digital and at the point where these worlds meet.

    • travel
    • telecom
    • automotive
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    Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas
    Schildhauer

    Academic Director

    Engagement, particularly in the digital arena, is what I live for.

    • travel
    • finance
    • automotive
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    Tom
    Davis

    Executive Strategy Director | Digital

    Passionate about where creativity and technology meet to solve business problems, with a focus on how brands can connect content, community & commerce.

    • automotive
    • fashion
    • consumer electronics
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    Dr. Anna
    Riedel

    Executive Strategy Director | Research

    Shaping the corporate digital revolution with enthusiasm and discernment.

    • retail
    • automotive
    • public
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    Julia
    Zimmermann

    Strategy Director

    A winning combination of boundless curiosity, professional methods and a yen for problem-solving and understanding puzzles.

    • automotive
    • consumer electronics
    • retail
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    Sarah
    Perlick

    Senior Strategy Consultant

    Strategies born of common sense, sensibility and gut feeling.

    • cosmetics
    • telecom
    • retail
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    Dorothea
    Stanjek

    Senior Strategy Consultant

    Passionate psychologist, sharp strategist. Driven by curiosity and the spirit of research. With a heart set on insights and a good eye for trends.

    • food
    • fashion
    • retail
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    Theresa
    Schleicher

    Senior Strategy Consultant

    Brand and future enthusiast with a feel for trends and with innovative tools to develop tomorrow’s strategies.

    • Handel
    • Automotive
    • food
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    Sebastian
    Spichala

    Senior Strategy Consultant

    Brand lover with focus on strengths and potential. I am always looking for inspiration and curious for trends.

    • media
    • health
    • automotive
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    Jonas
    Gorris

    Strategy Consultant

    A traveller. Questioning. Challenging. Searching for innovation. For new kinds of interaction. For the everyday revolution.

    • travel
    • retail
    • food
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    Sebastian
    Neis

    Strategy Consultant

    Leaving no stone unturned in the search for insight, creative solutions, and the most rewarding relationship possible between consumer and brand.

    • food
    • retail
    • media
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    Uli
    Drömann

    Junior Strategy Consultant

    Enthusiastic for positioning, strategic brand management and creative brand communication.

    • consumer electronics
    • automotive
    • public
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    Ruben
    Best

    Junior Strategy Consultant

    With an understanding of the here and now and an eye for the challenges of tomorrow looking for the connecting experiences between people and brands.

    • finance
    • travel
    • retail
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    Franziska
    Mülling

    Junior Strategy Consultant

    Finding the correct questions with analytical understanding and competences.

    • retail
    • public
    • travel
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    Mathias
    Kowalik

    Junior Strategy Consultant

    Loves to work where right and left brain side dance the calypso. For strategies with a keen mind and a creative way of thinking.

    • Handel
    • food
    • Fashion

Services

VORN offers a wide range of methods and tools to sustainably enhance the future viability of brands and companies in times of disruptive global markets.

Foresight

  • Social Trend Studies
  • Media Trend Studies
  • Market Development Studies
  • Market Potential Analysis
  • Future Studies
  • Market Projections
  • Scenario Analysis
  • Behaviour and Attitude Studies
  • Target Audience Definition
  • Purchase Decision Process Analysis
  • Depth Psychological Brand Core Studies
  • Digital Audit
  • Digital Business Benchmarking

Insight

Strategy

  • Brand Positioning
  • Positioning Roulette
  • Employer Branding
  • Brand Architecture
  • Portfolio Strategy
  • Corporate Vision
  • War Gaming
  • Market Entry Strategies
  • Digital Roadmapping
  • Brand Extension
  • Brand Diversification
  • Product and Service Innovation
  • Ideation
  • Prototyping
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Co-creation
  • Business Model Innovation
  • Innovator Coaching

Innovation

Communication

  • Cross-media Campaigning
  • Message Architecture
  • Touchpoint & Channel Planning
  • Content Marketing Strategy
  • CRM
  • Internal Communication
  • Change Communication
  • Brand Academy
  • Marketing Toolbox
  • Excellence Programmes
  • Certified Executive Education Programmes
  • Coaching, Enterprise 2.0
  • Social Collaboration

Implementation

Sectors

  • Food

    The great game – eat or be eaten.

    Most requested services

    Brand Core Studies – Brand Positioning – Ideation & Prototyping

  • Personal Care & Cosmetics

    You can’t be too beautiful – but is anyone really watching?

    Most requested services

    Behaviour & Attitude Studies – Brand Positioning – Touchpoint Planning

  • Consumer Electronics

    Who’s in front, man or machine?

    Most requested services

    Brand Positioning – Content Marketing Strategy – Campaigning

  • Fashion

    Nothing looks older than last season’s collection.

    Most requested services

    Brand Positioning – Campaigning – Touchpoint & Channel Planning

  • Telecommunications

    Everybody’s talking, but is anyone still talking about telecommunications brands?

    Most requested services

    Future Studies – Product & Service Ideation – Corporate Branding

  • Automotive

    Straight roads are for fast cars, turns are for fast drivers – but are you going in the right direction?

    Most requested services

    Brand Positioning – Purchase Decision Processes – Digital Benchmarking

  • Finance & Insurance

    The only certainty in life is that nothing is certain.

    Most requested services

    Future Studies – Business Model Innovation – Marketing Academy

  • Retail

    In retail, change is constant – but where is it leading?

    Most requested services

    Trend Research – Change Communication – Content Marketing Strategy

  • Travel & Tourism

    Come back soon!

    Most requested services

    Future Studies – Market Potential Analysis – Campaigning

  • Healthcare

    Not always the healthiest industry to be in.

    Most requested services

    Target Audience Research – Corporate Positioning – Campaigning

  • Media

    What are you looking at? And where are you looking?

    Most requested services

    Behaviour and Attitude Studies – Marketing Excellence – Brand Extension

  • Traffic & Transportation

    80 ways around the world.

    Most requested services

    Digital Roadmapping – Innovator’s Coaching – Change Management

  • Trade Associations & Public Sector

    There for everyone, but still so distant.

    Most requested services

    Target Audience Definition – Message Architecture – Crowd-sourcing Innovation

  • Luxury goods

    Where less isn’t always more.

    Most requested services

    Social Trend Studies – Market Entry Strategies – Content Marketing Strategy

  • NGO

    It’s good to do good, and then talk about it?

    Most requested services

    Future Studies – Scenario Analysis – Digital Benchmarking

  • Startup

    Fashion? Fiction? Role model? Old model? There is a great deal to discover.

    Most requested services

    Market Potential Analysis – War Gaming – Innovator Coaching

Contact

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Matthias Breitschaft

New Business

breitschaft@vornconsulting.com

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Julia Zimmermann

Jobs & Career

zimmermann@vornconsulting.com

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Sonja Schaub

Press

schaub@vornconsulting.com

Hamburg

An der Alster 85
20099 Hamburg
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tel: +49 40 2 84 55-255
fax: +49 40 2 84 55-455

Berlin

Schlesische Str. 26
10997 Berlin
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tel: +49 30 7 26 29 83-0
fax: +49 30 7 26 29 83-9

Cologne

Lichtstraße 43c
50825 Cologne
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tel: +49 221 33 77 19-70
fax: +49 221 33 77 19-20

Vienna

Siebensterngasse 1
1070 Wien
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tel: +43 1 877 74 92-0
fax:
+43 6648 49 0007