Who We Are

Enterprise Group, Ltd. delivers solutions via teams of industry leading consultants and practitioners led by Douglas Hackney.

Douglas Hackney

Douglas Hackney is an award winning speaker, author and serial entrepeneur. Mr. Hackney is president of Enterprise Group Ltd., a consulting company specializing in management and technology consulting to new and growing businesses.


Enterprise Group Ltd. helps organizations understand, plan, design, implement and sustain business growth.


The Enterprise Group Ltd. team has provided investor opportunity evaluation, entrepreneur mentoring, technology analysis and consulting, market positioning, marketing and management consulting services to a wide variety of startups and industry leaders including Microsoft, Apple, SAP, Informatica, EMC, IBM, Oracle and many more.

Mr. Hackney has over 30 years of experience in business management, entrepreneurship and management and technology consulting for startups and Global 2000 organizations. He offers clients practical knowledge of the challenges and critical success factors involved in building and and sustaining success across a variety of industries and market segments.

Mr. Hackney is a regular lecturer and mentor in Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs, including the University of Texas McCombs School of Business, the University of Southern California (USC) Marshall School of Business and the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.


Mr. Hackney is the creator of Idea to Exit®: The Business Journey®, a startup roadmap used to educate, inform and guide entrepreneurs and startup teams.


Mr. Hackney often serves as a conference panelist at technology, entrepreneur and industry conferences, and as a judge for entrepreneurial and industry awards such as the TVLIC / Moot Corp global business plan competition, Excellence in Business Information, etc.


Mr. Hackney is a recognized industry leader, and has regularly served as a voice of his industries, has chaired and keynoted industry conferences worldwide, and is particularly noted for his pragmatic and vendor independent perspective.


Mr. Hackney is a frequent and highly rated speaker at international conferences, including Entrepreneur, Business Management and Business Intelligence conferences. He also speaks at private and public events, industry user conferences, educational events, product seminars and other events around the globe.


Mr. Hackney is the author of the national book award winning How the World Works, as well as Data Marts: Understanding and Implementing Successful Data Marts and is co-author of Impossible Data Warehousing Situations and Solutions from the Experts and The Overlanders' Handbook. He has served as executive editor, contributing editor and writer of monthly columns for industry and general interest periodicals and is quoted in general interest and industry publications such as Forbes, eWeek, Computerworld, Enterprise Systems Journal, etc.

Mr. Hackney serves on corporate for- and non-profit and public policy boards of directors and startup advisory boards.