As the Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, Jim Schneck leads the strategic planning process, which ensures that organizational objectives and initiatives are directed towards increasing value to the membership of Alloya Corporate.
He is also responsible for Alloya’s payments business growth and innovation efforts. In this role, he assesses changing technology and industry dynamics to determine the most advantageous growth pathways: acquisitions, partnerships, product builds and/or strategic investments.
Schneck applies a unique blend of perspectives, having served clients in such financial and consulting firms as McKinsey & Company and Houlihan Lokey, led strategy and corporate development for a 5,000+ employee organization, and founded smaller advisory firms. He has been a contributor in the development of broadly used strategy and innovation methodologies such as The Balanced Scorecard and Experience Co-Creation.
Prior to Alloya, he served as Managing Partner for the Convergent Strategy Group.
Schneck holds his Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University.