Our Mission

Talon Strategy is a specialized competitive intelligence and strategy firm, focused on providing clients with direction and clarity, through scientific strategic processes and competitive analysis of their external business environments. We work with companies to identify competitive threats to business and develop winning strategy by combining a fresh perspective with decades of experience.

“It’s not about power. It’s about relationships.”
— Dr. Cecil King, Odawa Nation, Saskatchewan Province, Canada

About company founder — TAYLOR KEEN

As the President of Talon Strategy, Taylor Keen is an active strategy professional with over 25 years of experience in the areas of federal contracting, hospitality, manufacturing, education, technology, start-ups, sustainability, historical and cultural businesses. 

Keen is a Creighton University professor at the Heider College of Business Administration in Strategy and Entrepreneurship. Keen holds a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College and a Master's of Business Administration and Masters of Public Administration from Harvard University. 

Keen is also an enrolled citizen of both the Omaha and the Cherokee Nations. He’s served on the National Council of the Cherokee Nation, is a faculty member of Creighton Native American Studies program, Chairman of the Blackbird Bend Corporation (Omaha Nation of Nebraska and Iowa’s economic development corporation), and served as a Fellow in the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development.