Tim Brands

Tim Brands

Founder and CEO

Tim is the founder of The iBusiness Group and the architect of The Intelligent Business Program®.  As President of The iBusiness Group, Tim spends his time providing data and digital leadership to C-Suite leaders who have accountability for data strategy and digital initiatives.

Prior to The iBusiness Group, Tim worked in both principal consultant and fulltime employee roles for companies from $5 million in revenues to the Fortune 50.  Tim lives in the Minneapolis area with his wife, and they have four children and one grandchild.

The Working Genius

The iBusiness Group is a certified Working Genius facilitator by Patrick Lencioni and the Table Group. We will teach you how to utilize Working Genius for yourself, your team, or your entire company.

"Nothing we've done at The Table Group has had such an immediate and transformative impact on companies, teams, and families as the Working Genius Model."

iBusiness Group - The 6 Types of Working Genius

The Intelligent Business Program Wheel

The Intelligent Business Program

Build data readiness, data assets, and data maturity with a proven, multi-disciplinary approach.  Explore the many ways The iBusiness Group can help you create clarity, confidence, and momentum.

  • Create a data strategy
  • Fix data execution challenges
  • Assess data and analytics readiness
  • Create a minimum viable product (MVP)
  • Conduct a proof-of-concept (POC)
  • Get advice and coaching

Build Your Team

Many businesses are building new teams, organizational structures, and operating models to meet the demands of customer journeys and digital transformations.  Our founder, Tim Brands, is packaging more than two decades of experience in building data companies, teams, and cultures in a new book to help businesses hire wisely at a time in history that is confusing for many leaders and quality talent is hard to find.

The WUKS Principle for hiring wisely

before a conference, the microphones in front of empty chairs.


Invite Tim to speak at your next event on a wide range of data, digital, and culture topics.  Inquire today to discuss a topic specific to your situation:

  • Executive team offsite
  • Data team all-hands meeting
  • Digital transformation project kick-off
  • Industry event or conference

Read Tim's Blog

How Did Your Company Respond to Its Last "Rapid, Unscheduled Disassembly?"

  On April 20, 2023, about a minute after liftoff, SpaceX tweeted that Starship had cleared the launchpad and was on...

Newsletter: Q2, 2023

  Q2, 2023 Newsletter In This Issue: A People Perspective: The 6 Types of Working Genius (and a special offer!) A...