About Us

Jim Butcher of Enter Partners, business strategy consultant

Jim Butcher, Founder and Managing Partner

As a strate­gist, sce­nario plan­ner, and lead­er­ship advi­sor, Jim Butch­er has over 25 years of expe­ri­ence engag­ing deci­sion-mak­ers and lead­ers with new insights to make bet­ter deci­sions lead­ing to excep­tion­al results — today and tomor­row. He uses advanced strat­e­gy and sce­nario plan­ning approach­es, inno­va­tion, and cus­tomized engage­ment and lead­er­ship mod­els. Pre­vi­ous­ly, Jim served as a Man­ag­ing Direc­tor at Mor­gan Stan­ley in senior lead­er­ship roles and as a Senior Part­ner with the Glob­al Busi­ness Net­work (GBN), where he worked with and learned from the orig­i­nal sce­nario plan­ning mas­ters Pierre Wack and Napi­er Col­lyns. In both roles, he devel­oped deep exper­tise in strate­gic and sce­nario plan­ning across all indus­try sec­tors, inno­v­a­tive approach­es, sus­tain­abil­i­ty, lead­er­ship and social impact invest­ing. His ear­ly career with the Ford Foun­da­tion, Boston Con­sult­ing Group (BCG) and lead­ing a Clin­ton Admin­is­tra­tion White House ini­tia­tive to cre­ate the first sus­tain­able U.S. Nation­al Ener­gy Plan pro­vid­ed a broad­er foun­da­tion in cross-sec­tor strate­gies, pub­lic-pri­vate part­ner­ships, and more effec­tive­ly address­ing com­plex, sys­tem lead­er­ship issues that cross tra­di­tion­al insti­tu­tion­al bound­aries.

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Susan Stickley, Network Partner

Susan Stick­ley is the Pres­i­dent of Stra­tus. Inc. A strate­gic thinker, advis­er and orga­ni­za­tion­al expert, Susan cre­ates cus­tomized strate­gic pro­grams to help clients suc­ceed in these chang­ing times. Recent­ly, she has con­cen­trat­ed on merg­ing strate­gic man­age­ment, sce­nario plan­ning, orga­ni­za­tion­al and indi­vid­ual learn­ing method­olo­gies to achieve high impact of orga­ni­za­tions and com­mu­ni­ty groups.

Nick Turner, Network Partner

Nick Turn­er is the Founder and Man­ag­ing Part­ner of Strat­for­ma. Advis­er, cor­po­rate strate­gist and futures thinker, Nick has over 25 years’ expe­ri­ence offer­ing coun­sel to senior deci­sion mak­ers at mul­ti-nation­al cor­po­ra­tions and gov­ern­ments, help­ing make bet­ter choic­es today for an uncer­tain tomor­row.

A prod­uct of Sil­i­con Val­ley and Wall Street, Nick spe­cial­izes in using strate­gic think­ing, behav­ioral eco­nom­ics, sim­u­la­tions and sce­nario plan­ning to ensure that senior deci­sion-mak­ers and their orga­ni­za­tions devel­op robust, future-proofed strate­gies and options.

Steve Weber, Network Partner

Steve is a Pro­fes­sor in the Polit­i­cal Sci­ence Depart­ment and in the School of Infor­ma­tion at UC Berke­ley, where he is also the Exec­u­tive Direc­tor, Cen­ter of Long-Term Cyber­se­cu­ri­ty. He works at the inter­sec­tion of tech­nol­o­gy mar­kets, intel­lec­tu­al prop­er­ty regimes, inter­na­tion­al polit­i­cal econ­o­my, and grow­ing risks around cyber­se­cu­ri­ty. He is an expert on long-term futures, sce­nario plan­ning, work­ing across cor­po­rate, gov­ern­ment and non-prof­it sec­tors.

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Jennifer Rice, Network Partner

Jen­nifer­’s super­pow­er is sim­pli­fy­ing com­plex­i­ty. Align­ing peo­ple and groups around cus­tomer-cen­tric visions and val­ues, iden­ti­fy­ing hin­drances to progress, and then guid­ing the action plan to get there. Through­out her near­ly 30-year career, she’s served as a coach, advi­sor, facil­i­ta­tor and cheer­leader for her clients, with deep pas­sion for their suc­cess. Jen­nifer brings a unique skill set at the inter­sec­tion of brand, CX, sus­tain­abil­i­ty, busi­ness and design.

An Extensive Network of Experts and Trusted Advisors

Ente­gra Part­ners has an exten­sive net­work of over 100 indi­vid­u­als across dif­fer­ent sub­ject exper­tise and trust­ed rela­tion­ships for client work, espe­cial­ly sce­nario plan­ning. Exam­ples of the experts in our net­work include:

  • Peter Schwartz – founder of the Glob­al Busi­ness Net­work (GBN), and cur­rent­ly, Head of Strat­e­gy & Gov­ern­men­tal Rela­tions for Salesforce.com
  • Kevin Kel­ly – co-founder of Wired mag­a­zine, author, and cur­rent senior mav­er­ick at Wired mag­a­zine
  • Jere­my Bailen­son – found­ing direc­tor of the Vir­tu­al Human Inter­ac­tion Lab, Stan­ford Uni­ver­si­ty