Kalypso Announces Addition of New Partner, Charisse Jacques

February 13th, 2014

Beachwood, OHKalypso announced today that Charisse Jacques has joined the firm as a partner in their Retail practice.

The people of Kalypso are leading business professionals who combine a depth of experience in select industries with unparalleled expertise in innovation. Charisse brings 20 years of consulting and industry experience to Kalypso's clients. She has deep expertise in consumer-driven businesses with a focus on enabling innovation in retail.

“Charisse has a proven track record of delivering outstanding results working with retailers and their suppliers,” said Steve Riordan, partner and leader of Kalypso’s retail practice. “We look forward to leveraging Charisse’s unique combination of consulting and operational hands-on experience to help Kalypso’s clients take a practical approach to achieving their innovation objectives.”

Prior to joining Kalypso, Charisse was the managing director leading the merchandise optimization service line for PRGX where she provided business analytics and advisory services to retailers and their suppliers. She has also held consulting roles at McKinsey & Company and a variety of other roles within the retail industry.

Charisse is based in Richmond, Virginia. She holds an MBA and MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from MIT.

About Kalypso

Kalypso is the world's premier innovation consulting firm, helping clients improve performance, drive profitability and create sustainable results by delivering on the promise of innovation. The people of Kalypso are leading business professionals who combine unparalleled expertise in innovation, product development, and product lifecycle management (PLM) with a depth of experience in the consumer goods, high technology, manufacturing, life sciences and retail industries. For more information, visit http://kalypso.com. Follow @KalypsoLP on Twitter and on Facebook.