Our clients are technology-and science-driven Fortune 100 companies

Keystone delivers strategic and expert analysis of core business and litigation matters. Our experienced Consultants and Experts use qualitative and quantitative research and analysis to analyze complex business issues and to develop actionable recommendations.

Keystone’s clients are Fortune 100 companies in industries driven by science and technology. Our clients are leaders in industries such as online advertising, internet services, semiconductors, software and biotechnology.

Our clients engage us on matters in ecosystem development, innovation, corporate strategy, antitrust, commercial damages analysis and intellectual property litigation.

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Business Ecosystems
Business Ecosystems

A top 5 Pharmaceutical company engaged Keystone to accelerate the R&D process and enhance the innovation pipeline. Keystone mapped the client’s global innovation system and identified opportunities to support ideation processes and to collaborate externally. Keystone developed and piloted an external collaboration program with academic institutions with the objective to increase the quality and speed of identification of new compounds.
Antitrust
Antitrust

Keystone applied ecosystem and industry expertise to lead efforts for U.S. and international regulatory approval for a landmark technology merger in the online services space. Keystone designed and executed a variety of economic studies using a unique, complex-data set. In addition, the team conducted multi-country market share and concentration analyses, and analyzed the transaction’s impact on consumers, advertisers, and publishers. Keystone prepared numerous presentations and filings for the Department of Justice, European Commission, and other international regulatory bodies. The team’s efforts accelerated approval for a deal critical to the client’s strategic objectives.
Marketing Analytics
Marketing Analytics

A Fortune 50 software company engaged Keystone to identify market opportunities in the growing online search market. As a foundation, the Keystone team developed a customized loyalty framework and identified drivers of engagement and loyalty with the current product. To map potential opportunities, the team conducted primary research and analyzed a complex behavioral and attitudinal data set to prioritize features and services. As a result, Keystone developed six loyalty segments to target, based on receptivity to trial/switching and end-user style of product use. To turn ideas into action, Keystone created detailed product and outreach plans for marketing and engineering to acquire users within each of the selected segments.
Organization
Organization

The CEO of a Fortune 50 firm developed a new vision for the company that required a fundamental change in its approach to R&D. Keystone was engaged by the Chief Scientific Officer to redefine the global R&D mission and develop objectives to increase capabilities of the global R&D organization. Keystone applied participatory planning, a “hands on” approach, to develop a customized innovation framework and achieve alignment across the diverse executive team. Keystone developed a Performance Management system to measure progress toward global R&D’s new mission and objectives. The team used a collaborative process and partnered with the client to design a custom-tailored set of performance metrics, a best-practice review system, and an integrated training program to create a smooth transition as the organization rolled out the system. Keystone guided the team through the first phase of implementation and was retained as an advisor for future phases.
R&D Innovation
R&D Innovation

A top 5 Pharmaceutical company engaged Keystone to accelerate the R&D process and enhance the innovation pipeline. Keystone mapped the client’s global innovation system and identified opportunities to support ideation processes and to collaborate externally. Keystone developed and piloted an external collaboration program with academic institutions with the objective to increase the quality and speed of identification of new compounds.