Top 23 of 2023
By Kate Huber

As we wrap up another exhilarating year, let's reflect on the 23 standout moments that defined 2023 for Concord!

#1. We Acquired

We welcomed a new addition to the Concord family this year! Authentic became part of our team in January, enhancing our digital experience capabilities.

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#2. We Ranked

Evolytics, a Concord Company, secured its place on the Fortune Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services for the third consecutive year!

#3. We Volunteered

The Concord team dedicated their time to volunteering at Every Meal, a nonprofit organization addressing food gaps in children's lives. The event was a huge success!  

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#4. We Reported

Our latest research report is a game-changer for CIOs seeking growth. We surveyed over 200 leaders, collecting candid insights from acting CIOs to provide strategic guidance for your digital journey. Download the report here!

#5. We Sponsored

We proudly sponsored several exciting and insightful events this year, including HIMSS 2023, Adobe Summit, Salesforce Connections, and Snowflake Summit!

#6. We Reflected  

Concord continued its DEI discussions, launching our inaugural DEI Book Club where we explored 'Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?'

#7. We Published

Two new issues of MN Tech Mag, Concord's publication, hit the stands! Explore stories of business and technology leaders making waves across the Midwest, featuring insights from Mayo Clinic, Passion Collective, and more.

#8. We Hired

We welcomed Arjun Nagar as our Chief Revenue Officer, bringing over 20 years of demonstrated success in growing and scaling companies across IT. Learn more about him here!  

#9. We Connected

We celebrated at our locations across the globe! From patio parties to Diwali festivities, our team took time to connect and unwind.

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#10. We Supported  

Concord continues to support CIOs in their challenging roles and sponsored six InspireCIO markets this year, including MinnesotaCIO, WisconsinCIO, KansasCityCIO, TennesseeCIO, CentralTexasCIO, and SouthFloridaCIO.

#11. We Learned  

In conjunction with Articulus, we hosted a workshop on the Art of Corporate Storytelling! The event focused on simplifying complex technical messaging for effective communication in the corporate world.  

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#12. We Partnered  

We expanded our partnership with key technology players including Snowflake, Salesforce, and Bloomreach!  

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#13. We Celebrated

Stu Nutting, one of the original Concord founders, retired from the day-to-day operations at Concord! We celebrated this milestone – and all the memories from the last 20 years – at our worldwide headquarters.  

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#14. We Dropped Some Knowledge

Our team members showcased their expertise at conferences around the country! Sean Miller shared how to maximize Tableau instances through #DataFam at Dreamforce, Hannah Alexander led a session on incorporating personalization in your testing practices at the DAA OneConference, and Ali Groepper presented on avoiding data fluency pitfalls at the Marketing Analytics Summit!  

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#15. We Empowered

We launched Concord’s Women in Tech group as a space to champion and support our female employees. From career advice and mentorship to balancing motherhood and personal responsibilities, the group offers value for all.  

#16. We Blogged  

If you like reading and technology, you’re going to love our blog. Our thought leadership spans technology trends to business insights. Explore our latest thinking on the blog!

#17. We Unlocked Potential  

There’s nothing quite like bringing the team together. We hosted our first of many enablement sessions to share cross-capability expertise.  

#18. We Achieved More Together  

At HIMSS 2023, we partnered with Snowflake to share the success story of Vision Service Plan. We demonstrated how Concord and Snowflake collaborated to enable data across business units, better serve Member and Provider needs, and leverage data to create impact.  

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#19. We Expanded

We “Concord” a new continent! We established our presence in South America with our newest office in Lima, Peru!  

#20. We Slacked Off (But Not Really)

There’s no shortage of communication at Concord. On an average day, we’re slinging over 10,000 messages on Slack!

#21. We Grew

Onwards and upwards! We reached an exciting new threshold this year with a total of 950 employees across eight office locations.

#22. We Socialized

Thanks to great people like you, we reached over 34,000 followers on LinkedIn! If you’re not already in on the action, we’d love to have you join us.  

#23. We’re Just Getting Started

As we reflect on an incredible year, we know the best is yet to come. Thank you for making 2023 a memorable journey. Here's to an amazing 2024!

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