At the Strategy Media Group, we believe in the power of critical thinking, creativity, and storytelling to teach our clients to solve mankind’s toughest problems. Our mission is producing original long-form content to empower a loyal, hardworking, inspiring, well-meaning and ambitious worldwide audience to solve the most important problems and, as a result, make a positive and meaningful impact on the world.
Our clients make a difference because they aspire for more than that which society had intended for them. They do not confuse aspiration for ambition. They choose the latter. They act.
We provide a full range of content development, financing, marketing and distribution services for wholly owned educational programs, documentaries, feature films, and podcasts teaching business strategy, problem-solving, critical thinking, communication, leadership and entrepreneurship streamed in >150 countries 24/7 through feature-rich Apps and websites.
At any given time >1,000 unpublished episodes are in post-production. Our digital properties include StrategyTraining.com, StrategyTV.com and FirmsConsulting.com. Our apps include Strategy Training, Strategy TV, Strategy Skills and Bill Matassoni A Memoir.
In addition, we own some of the world’s most popular business strategy and case interview podcast channels with >3.5 million downloads and counting, and the world’s largest business strategy OTT platforms with >5,000 episodes of original programming distributed on iOS, Android, Roku and Apple TV.
We have financed, packaged or distributed more than 45 premium programs through our wholly owned OTT platforms, including The Electric Car Start-Up, The Digital Luxury Atelier, The Gold Miner, Competitive Strategy with Kevin P. Coyne and The Bill Matassoni Show.
We take an equity ownership positions in businesses we are documenting to produce programming for our platforms. Such as a gold miner, electric car start-up, luxury brands start-up, and new age cosmetics start-up.
Our programming is analytically and conceptually deep, in that we dig into the numbers and details to help you understand the economics at work, and help you replicate our thinking. The US Marketing Entry Study and The Corporate Strategy & Transformation Study, with >270 videos each, are programs used worldwide to understand the nuances of restructuring a retail bank and turning around a troubled power utility.
In the scripted space, we create original content combining entertainment to deliver business teachings.
Our publishing arm releases original books on strategy, business and critical thinking, such as Marketing Saves the World by Bill Matassoni, McKinsey’s former senior partner and world-wide head of marketing and Succeeding as a Management Consultant.
We teach business and critical thinking skills to children and young adults, with original and entertaining novels and programming merging entertainment and business training. We believe children and young adults will have a formidable advantage in life if they start learning to think like a strategy partner early in life. STEM skills should be complemented with critical reasoning skills. It should be strategy, science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
We invest in and have exposure to the world’s fastest growing market segments and market geographies, including the BRICS. Our subscribers include senior government officials, and leaders of industry and consulting firms, all the way to the executive committee members of the world’s leading consulting firms.
We work with eminent leaders such as ex-McKinsey, BCG et al. partners who plan, produce and/or host all our programming. The type of content we produce does not exist anywhere else in the world and is hosted exclusively on our platforms.
Kris Safarova is our CEO. At age 26 Kris was hired as a business analyst at a major international consulting firm, despite not possessing a university degree at that time. Promoted twice within 17 months of joining the firm, Kris led strategy studies in Europe and Africa where she presented to CEOs, boards and billionaires. After consulting Kris completed a B. Comm from UNISA, cum laude, and Richard Ivey MBA, with Distinction / Dean’s Honor List, where she was a founding editor of the Public Sector Review. Kris thereafter became a banker on Toronto’s Bay Street where she was promoted within 6 months of being hired and left as a Director in Corporate Finance.
Kris served as a master classical concert pianist touring Europe and an official music ambassador of the Russian Federation and holds a diploma in classical piano from DG Shatalov State Musical College. She recorded a pop single in Russia.
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