Kathleen Brunner is founder and current CEO and President of Acumen Analytics. Acumen Analytics, based outside of Philadelphia and founded in 2004, is an award winning WBE technology solution provider for the pharmaceutical, biotech, manufacturing, and technology industries. Acumen Analytics helps organizations combine innovation with technology not just to improve but to accelerate outcomes and make the impossible possible. Acumen team members combine decades of Life Science experience with intelligent, resilient, future forward technology solutions, data, and a passion for possibilities.
Kathleen has been combining her extensive technology and financial experience to solve complex business challenges and achieve results as both an entrepreneur and corporate accountant for over 25 years. She has cultivated alliances and commercial relationships with market leaders, emerging players, and industry relevant technology providers.
Kathleen's entrepreneurial background began as a principal with Complete System Solutions, Inc – ranked 34th as one of The Wharton School and Philadelphia Business Journal’s 100 fastest growing companies in 1994. A decade later, she founded Acumen Analytics a fast growing and successful global business in an emerging space, big data. She has swiftly driven near double-digit growth for her company, Acumen Analytics and earned the business of coveted Fortune 100 clients.
Kathleen shapes the culture and direction of her company and clients, leading both to success year after year. Her company has achieved numerous awards and nominations for the strategies and solutions it has provided to the business community. Most recently Acumen was honored by the nomination to the 2021 Inc 5000 and the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Top 25 Life Sciences Companies. Kathleen’s clients boast impressive achievements from increased ROI to acquisition by larger fortune 100 companies.
Believing it is imperative to pay it forward Kathleen spends much of her free time as a mentor, non-profit board member and advisor to young men and women just starting their careers. She currently serves on the Boards of Team Pennsylvania and Pearl S. Buck International and holds or has held leadership positions with a variety of organizations. Kathleen attended St. Joseph’s University for her BS in Finance and Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business Executive Leadership Program.