What we do
Lead. Innovate. Transform.
Working with select partners, we enable sustainable capabilities at the intersection of humanity, business, and technology with thought leadership, education, and digital platforms for the future of work. We call them Accelerators. These pre-packaged business programs are designed to accelerate the development of organizations.
EMPATHY. KNOWLEDGE. EXECUTION.
We enable development programs that enables transformational leadership, systemic thinking, and experiential learning— all required to survive and thrive the tsunami of changes and disruptions caused by the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the Covid-19 pandemic, climate change, and misinformation trends.
MINDFULNESS. CREATIVITY. INNOVATION.
We enable sustainable innovation capabilities by focusing on how to holistically connect the “when” and “what” with who they are; Inspire and lead inside and outside of their organization; Generate ideas, grounded decisions, and long-term value. This isn’t just a quick fix for your next financial quarter; this is how you succeed in the long run.
DIGITAL. BUSINESS. MANAGEMENT.
With an all-inclusive, comprehensive, and practical framework we enable acceleration of business and digital transformation. Ultimately transformation success (business and digital) relies on the right kind of culture. Leadership, planning, thoughtful execution and a commitment to a fresh mindset are every bit as critical to success as the right technology.
Our team’s decades of experience come from working with leading global organizations.
Our commercial, off the shelf, cloud based, and device independent digital platforms and apps provide:
Shadoka Navigate enables evaluation, execution, and monitoring of leadership and management capabilities; investments and impacts; operational effectiveness; growth and innovation programs; and mergers and acquisitions.
- Helps you create and manage capability/capacity assessments. Provides data analysis for due diligence and opportunity selection.
- Create and manage collaborative programs. With community dialogues and open communications it ensures transparency and program success. Facilities education, training, and mentoring based on program needs.
- Analyze progressive and provable results needed to manage and re-balance program/investment portfolios for maximum impact. Creates and manages centralized and template driven dashboards.
- With our central theme on data driven decisions, Navigate provides companies, non-profits, accelerations, investors, and and program managers rich with out-of-the-box functionality for repeatable success. It is easy to use, customize, and integrates with other productivity tools.
Shadoka Engage enables effective sales, marketing, and revenue management. It creates and manages campaigns, leads, and pipelines; product/service catalogues; proposals and invoices; and centralized dashboard for execution and tracking.
- Helps you sell by making the sales and marketing process integrated, and automated. Creates better customer experience.
- Adapts as you evolve. Matches the scale of your business. Supports your long-range growth plans.
- Gives better visibility into your entire business. Provides the right information to the right people. Helps you make better decisions.
Our on-the-go platform can be accessed from any device with minimal data entry. They provide end-to-end solution that eliminates the dependence upon various fragmented technology offerings and custom code.
Working with our sister organization NextChapter
We regularly produce cutting edge thought leadership with multidisciplinary collaborative research and education focused on sustainable and transformational changes.
The ultimate objective is to produce a wealth of new ideas, dynamic innovations, and sustainable opportunities and methods of measuring them. Thus, financial success is a byproduct of what we do.
The “O” in the Shadoka logo is inspired by the 8th picture of the “Ten Ox Herding Pictures”. The 8th picture in the Ten Ox Herding is described as “Both Bull and Self Transcended (all forgotten and empty)”. It symbolizes a “beginner’s mind”.
The Bengali word ‘SHADOKA‘ is derived from the sanskrit word sādhaka. A sādhaka is a practitioner of a particular sādhanā. A sādhaka, or practitioner, is one who skillfully applies… mind and intelligence in practice towards a goal. Sanskrit word sādhanā, literally translates to “a means of accomplishing something”.
Faisal Hoque is an accomplished entrepreneur, noted thought leader, technology innovator, advisor to CEOs, BODs, and the US federal government, and an author with more than 25 years of cross-industry success. He is the founder of SHADOKA, NextChapter, and other companies. They focus on enabling sustainable and transformational changes. He is a 3 time winning Founder and CEO of Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ awards.
Throughout his career, he has developed over 20 commercial business and technology platforms and worked with public and private sector giants such as US Department of Defense (DoD), GE, MasterCard, American Express, Northrop Grumman, CACI, PepsiCo, IBM, Home Depot, Netscape, Infosys, French Social Security Services, Gartner, Cambridge Technology Partners, JP Morgan Chase, CSC, and others. What sets Faisal apart is the unique position and perspective he has always maintained, which is grounded in hardcore technology with deep roots in leading-edge management science.
As a thought leader, he has authored a number of award winning books on leadership, innovation, mindfulness, resilience, organizational transformation, and entrepreneurship, including the #1 Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller LIFT – Fostering the Leader in You Amid Revolutionary Global Change (Fast Company), and the #2 Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller Everything Connects – Cultivating Mindfulness, Creativity, and Innovation for Long-Term Value (Fast Company). His forthcoming book REINVENT – Navigating Business Transformation in a Hyper-Digital Era in association with IMD Business School is due in March, 2023 (Fast Company). His work has appeared in Fast Company, Business Insider, Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Fox, CBS, Financial Times, I by IMD, Mergers & Acquisitions, Forbes, Inc., Leadership Excellence, and Huffington Post among other publications.
“Faisal Hoque, the entrepreneur, innovator, was born in Bangladesh and found himself in the boardrooms of Fortune 100s by the time he was 27.” – Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, #1 Leadership Thinker in the World (Thinker’s 50/HBR)
“Talk about a trip: entrepreneur Faisal Hoque started his career in the U.S. as a “janitorial engineer,” but eventually went on to raise $10s of millions for his businesses, despite setbacks like being ousted as CEO of his own company (sound familiar, Apple?).” – Fast Company
American Management Association (AMA) named him one of the Leaders to Watch. The editors of Ziff-Davis Enterprise named him one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Technology alongside leading entrepreneurs such as Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Michael Dell, Larry Page, and others. Trust Across America-Trust Around the World (TAA-TWA) named him one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders alongside global leaders such as Bill George, Doug Conant, Howard Schultz, and others.
His book, The Power of Convergence (published by the American Management Association [AMA]), was released in April 2011 and almost immediately was named “One of the Best Business Books of 2011” by 800CEOREAD and CIO Insight. Two of his previous books, Sustained Innovation and Winning the 3-Legged Race, were also included in the “Top 5 Transformation Books” of the last few years, while Sustained Innovation also ranked in CIO Insight magazine’s “Editor’s Picks: The 10 Best Business Books of 2007”. His highly acclaimed book The Alignment Effect (Financial Times) was published in 2002, and e-Enterprise (Cambridge University Press) in 2000.
His broad areas of expertise include innovation, leadership, management, sustainable growth, transformation, strategy, governance, M&A, frameworks, and digital platforms. He holds a strong belief that it is through knowledge sharing that we may provide the greatest clarity on how to improve our collective future. As a globetrotter, he is passionate about nature, people, culture, music, and design, and he loves to cook.
For more info, visit faisalhoque.com or LinkedIn or follow him on Twitter (@faisal_hoque).
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