Build Your Engines for Growth:

Fractional CMOs for Private Equity

At Chief Outsiders, we build engines for growth that help you achieve better operating rhythm in revenue generation. With sixty+ CMO assets available on a fractional, program-specific or special project basis, we bring you:

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Instant talent

Send in a culture-savvy quarterback who knows the space and hits the ground running – in days With Chief Outsiders, an arsenal of great leadership talent stands ready. We can be onsite, engaged and productive within days. We can help you:

  • Fill leadership gaps as you conduct a search
  • Put the right systems, levers, processes and measures in place
  • Build a marketing engine that drives accountable results

Rich playbook

Run high-yield growth plays – by industry, specialty or deal stage – in a matter of months. With Chief Outsiders, our seniority and our tenure set us apart. We've been in the trenches, planning, doing, measuring and learning – the hard way. We bring hard-won knowledge – by industry, marketing specialty, and investment stage – right to the table. We can help you:

  • Tap deep industry expertise to avoid mistakes
  • Identify the areas of highest growth impact
  • Add bandwidth when and where it's needed most

Tribal power

Use the best marketing minds to change your growth trajectory – for years to come With Chief Outsiders, you get the benefits of a strategic leader and more – you get the power of an entire tribe. We work together to share knowledge, critique thinking, minimize risks and maximize impacts. We know of no other resource like it on the planet. We can help you:

  • Uncover new strategies and solve tough marketing problems
  • Apply the best ideas, within or beyond your industry
  • Flex in, up and out with a resource you can use as needed

Our Private Equity credentials

  • Experience serving two dozen+ private equity firms
  • Work with businesses in 60+ industries
  • Experts in 24+ marketing specialties
  • Experience in all 4 deal stages
  • Work with management teams in 600+ businesses
  • 5 Managing Partners who work directly with you
  • 60+ CMO leaders to serve your portfolio companies

Our CMOs have worked on the management teams of over 600 businesses from over 67 industries, including portfolio companies from these leading private equity firms:

Private Equity Blind Spots

New Research Reveals Challenges, Recommends Approach

This insightful study identifies seven blind spots evident among private equity firms seeking portfolio company growth. Conducted by customer research and go-to-market integration firm, Tallman Insights, the report recommends thirteen “Emerging Strategies” for PE firms to consider to differentiate themselves, get more competitive and add more value.

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Meet a managing partner

Explore what Chief Outsiders is already doing with other PE firms, the specific needs of your portfolio companies, how we might fit into your toolkit, and how we can help you. We encourage you to contact the managing partner in your region.

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