Rory founded AV&Co. with Ed Vilandrie in 2002, after serving as Principal and management team member at CSMG.
Rory serves a wide variety of clients in the telecom, digital media, and technology industries. His experience for corporate clients spans corporate strategy, business model development, go-to-market, and customer experience in the consumer, business, and wholesale segments. Rory also works with private equity clients to develop investment hypotheses, forecast industry dynamics, value buyout targets, and improve their portfolio companies’ performance.
Rory is a frequent speaker and moderator at management, investor and industry conferences. He also serves as a resource for national business press such as The Wall Street Journal and CNN.
Rory holds a M.B.A. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a B. Eng. in Civil Engineering from McGill University. Prior to joining CSMG, he was a traffic engineer and transportation planner at Barton-Aschman Associates, Inc. in Chicago, where he designed safe yet efficient intersections.