Ep. 89 - AI at Zühlke: How to Develop Your AI Competencies With Internal Experimentation - with Melanie Marchant

Ep. 89 - AI at Zühlke: How to Develop Your AI Competencies With Internal Experimentation - with Melanie Marchant

Eager to use AI in client projects? Try experimenting internally first. Zühlke did exactly that and reduced their discovery process time by 75%.

In this episode, Sammy is joined by Melanie Marchant, Head of Digital Consulting at Zühlke. Melanie gives us an insider’s look at how her team is harnessing AI—not just to streamline operations but to revolutionize them completely. She shares valuable insights into how early internal experimentation enabled her to upgrade the company's AI competencies and provide clients with transformative results.

You'll learn:

1. How Zühlke pilots AI internally to refine client solutions
2. The impact of AI on Zühlke's consulting approach
3. Strategies for fostering an innovation-centric culture in consultancy
4. Melanie's approach to leadership in AI-driven transformation projects


Get in touch with Melanie on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melaniemarchant/

Business book recommendation:
How to Get On With Anyone | https://bit.ly/3WvRCMt

Mindfulness App recommendation:
Clementine | https://www.clementineapp.com/


Details about Zühlke:
Website: https://www.zuehlke.com
Industry: IT Services and IT Consulting
Size: 1,001-5,000 employees
Year: 1968


About the host Sammy Gebele:
Sammy and SAWOO offer a B2B community-building service that establishes you as a thought leader in your industry and helps you build genuine, human-to-human relationships with your dream clients.

Get in touch with Sammy Gebele on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sammygebele/


Past guests on the LEADERS IN CONSULTING Podcast include: Friederich von Hurter, Melanie Tobler, Tilman Au, and many more!


Thanks to our friends at SAWOO for producing this episode with us! 


The "LEADERS IN CONSULTING" Podcast is dedicated to helping Partners and Managing Directors of Consultancies grow their business faster. If you want to learn best practices from other Leaders in Consulting, this show is for you.

Each episode features an interview with a consultancy Partner, Managing Director or Thought Leader, discussing topics like:

  1. How to set up a winning strategy for your consultancy
  2. How to upsell and cross-sell more
  3. How to win big whale leads and convert those to clients
  4. Hiring and keeping valuable team members
  5. How to become a thought leader by building your personal brand

Hosted by

Sammy Gebele, CEO of SAWOO