Qmarkets and Above+Beyond Form New Strategic Partnership

Above+Beyond, a Canada-based management consulting firm, is to support its customers with Qmarkets’ wide suite of collective intelligence and idea sharing tools.

TEL AVIV, January 11th, 2018 – Qmarkets, a globally recognized market leader in the field of idea and innovation management, and Above+Beyond, a renowned corporate performance and leadership training consultancy, announce an international strategic alliance to offer enhanced services to their existing and future respective client bases.

Sebastian Apelt, Managing Partner at Above+Beyond

Based in Toronto and serving clients such as TSYS, American Express, Brinks, and Home Depot, Above+Beyond specializes in bringing out the best in employees at all levels via corporate culture assessment, talent development programs, grassroots process improvement methods, and organizational learning solutions. Through these initiatives, Above+Beyond helps differentiate their client companies from competition, generate customer loyalty, and drive sustainable growth.

With Qmarkets’ suite of collective intelligence solutions, Above+Beyond customers will be able to tackle a variety of corporate challenges, from classic innovation management, through to continuous improvement, scouting, and even hackathons. This partnership represents an important upgrade in Qmarkets’ offering to the North American market, including an increased capacity to offer onsite training, project management, and ongoing support to a growing list of leading companies.

Michael Stilger, SVP of Global Solutions

“In our digital age, where things are so fluid and companies constantly need to adapt and embrace new things, there are significant additional challenges associated with maintaining employee engagement and sustained growth,” said Sebastian Apelt, Managing Partner at Above+Beyond. “We partnered with Qmarkets to be able to provide our clients with a well-organized funnel that will allow for improved change management, targeted leadership, real-time employee involvement, and collective goal-sharing.”

“This is a welcome opportunity for us to extend and solidify our offering to clients in North America,” said Michael J. Stilger, SVP of Global Solutions at Qmarkets. “This partnership aligns with our core strategy on many fronts and can help provide our joint customers with the resources they need to overcome the disruptive threats of today, and become the most innovative companies of tomorrow.”

About Above + Beyond

Above + Beyond is a Toronto-based Management Consulting firm focused on the transformation of individuals and organizations globally. We specialize in team-building, leadership development, organizational change efforts, strategic planning, and partnering processes for fortune 500 companies, small to medium-sized businesses, governmental organizations, and non-profit organizations.

Our approach to consulting, classroom training, and use of data analytics for talent management helps our clients nurture a dynamic culture, great leadership and engaged employees. The result – exceptional differentiation designed to build customer loyalty and drive sustainable growth.

About Qmarkets

Qmarkets is the leading provider of collective intelligence solutions for enterprises in a wide range of business sectors and geographies. Leading analysts have recognized Qmarkets as market leader in its field. Inspired by the philosophy of “The wisdom of the crowds”, we generate value for organizations by enabling them to receive innovative ideas from their employees, partners and customers. Qmarkets helps corporations achieve their business goals, from performance excellence, to innovation, to NPD.

Qmarkets’ unmatched configuration capabilities and flexibility enables them to fulfill each of their customers’ exact requirements. In addition to idea management software, Qmarkets offers external crowdsourcing platforms, tech-scouting platforms, live innovation workshops, a prediction markets module, and much more. All of Qmarkets’ solutions are fully scalable from a few users, to tens of thousands of users spanning different countries, with multi-language support.

For press inquiries please contact:

Mr. Elliott Wilkins

Marketing Communications Manager, Qmarkets


+44 7469171016


Ms. Jamie Basian

Program Manager, Above+Beyond


+1 (416) 633-4584

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