Dirk Botterbusch is a Founding Partner of Aspirent Consulting LLC. In this role, Dirk is responsible for delivery and execution of world class professional services to Aspirent’s clients. Dirk is a proven management consulting executive with significant experience building and growing professional services organizations, as well as delivering results to his clients on many of their key strategic initiatives. Throughout his 25-year career, Dirk has led major global initiatives for clients in many sectors of industry – from Fortune 500 companies to mid-sized entrepreneurial clients. Prior to founding Aspirent, Dirk was a Director and Engagement Manager for Daugherty Business Solutions in Atlanta, Georgia, where he helped grow the local office from 40 to 200 consultants over a five year period. During his seven years as a Senior Manager with Ernst & Young, he gained significant expertise by managing the rollout of major projects for a range of companies. Dirk began his career as a Project Manager for a German steel corporation, working as an industrial engineer in Hannover, Germany. Dirk earned a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master’s of Business Administration from Georgia State University.