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Our Story

Empowering success through collaboration.

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Founded in 2002 by alliance management and collaborative selling pioneers Lorin Coles and Deb Barnard, Alliancesphere helps companies to drive innovation, transform their organizations, and unleash new growth. Today, four of the world's six largest IT companies rely upon Alliancesphere, as do emerging innovators and some of the world's leading consumer products, financial services, manufacturing & supply chain, and transportation & logistics companies.




Founded in 2002 by alliance management and collaborative selling pioneers Lorin Coles and Deb Barnard, Alliancesphere helps companies to drive innovation, transform their organizations, and unleash new growth. Today, four of the world's six largest IT companies rely upon Alliancesphere, as do emerging innovators and some of the world's leading consumer products, financial services, manufacturing & supply chain, and transportation & logistics companies.

Alliancesphere has supported the world's largest, most longstanding high-tech alliance since our doors opened more than 10 years ago. Today, four of the world's six largest IT companies rely upon Alliancesphere, as do emerging innovators and some of the world's leading consumer products, financial services, manufacturing & supply chain, and transportation & logistics companies.

These companies count on Alliancesphere for an unfailingly honest and holistic perspective on their business and its alliance and collaboration challenges. We consistently tell them:

From collaborative innovation to collaborative selling, Alliancesphere helps some of the world's largest organizations confidently develop game-changing strategies to transform their organizations and realize the full potential of their alliances and other collaborations. We've served hundreds of clients and partners around the world. We'd love the opportunity to serve you too.

Connect the dots. Accelerate time-to-value. Execute end-to-end.

the story of alliancesphere

Our strength lies in identifying, and then connecting, the dots that others haven't thought about," says Alliancesphere CEO Lorin Coles. "We see the land mines—we sense things that are going on that put you at risk if you aren't aligned, then we help you work through the relevant parts of your organization to navigate the rough spots.

Read this in-depth profile of Alliancesphere

Our strength lies in identifying, and then connecting, the dots that others haven't thought about," says Alliancesphere CEO Lorin Coles. "We see the land mines—we sense things that are going on that put you at risk if you aren't aligned, then we help you work through the relevant parts of your organization to navigate the rough spots.

Read this in-depth profile of Alliancesphere