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About ThinkWay – Client Info

"The ancestor of every action is a thought." – Ralph Waldo Emerson

What We Do

ThinkWay® Strategies provides advisory services in strategy, business case development, strategy execution, business transformation, innovation capabilities including startups, and executive leadership coaching and facilitation. Larry McManis, President & CEO, was a senior strategy and strategic initiatives leader for Kraft Foods for several years where he led several major transformation initiatives. He was the recipient of multiple awards and the author of two patents while at Kraft including Kraft's global new product development process that handles thousands of new products a year. He has done strategic work for Kraft Foods [KRFT] / Mondelez [MDLZ], Mattel [MAT], Oscar Mayer, other consumer brands, and has served clients in consumer products, energy, manufacturing, financial services, furniture, transportation, and other industries. He has developed proprietary models and tools at ThinkWay in strategy, strategy execution and business transformation (ThinkPoints™), innovation and early stage capabilities (I2M™), and productivity (E2E™). 


Sample Client Comment

"Larry did a great job working with us across multiple countries and sorting through a complex set of marketing processes, organizational structures, and country needs to help us design a new way of doing business in Europe."

 - Bryan Stockton, Chairman of the Board & CEO, Mattel, Inc.


Partial Experience & Client Roster

Although some clients prefer to remain confidential, current clients include businesses in consumer products, toys, food, energy, pet care and B2B. Experience includes work with businesses and brands such as Mattel, Authentic Home Furnishings, Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Nabisco, Oreo, Ritz, Tombstone, and Di Giorno.


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