A Platform Connecting Enterprises And Independent Professionals

MBO Partners makes it easier for enterprise organizations and top independent professionals to work together by creating a seamless start-to-finish project experience.

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MBO Partners


Create a strategic workforce program designed to build strong relationships with the independent talent who fuel your business strategy and accelerate your success.

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MBO Partners

Independent Professionals

Get the guidance and resources you need to grow your project pipeline, scale your business, and achieve your career goals.

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Access projects with Fortune 500 companies

Get direct access to consulting projects with top companies like KPMG, Northwestern Mutual, Cisco, Salesforce, Amazon, Deloitte, and PwC.


Support to grow and scale your business

Attract enterprise-level projects, scale your business, and achieve your career goals with step-by-step guidance through the ever-changing independent talent market.


Workforce management support

Manage your independent workforce program through our comprehensive platform. 


Access to top independent talent 

Our platform enables companies to attract, engage and re-engage top independent talent. 

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MBO’s marketplace: Connecting Enterprises and Independents

Our proprietary marketplace is a dynamic community of premier enterprises and more than 60,000 skilled, experienced independent professionals—all accessible from one centralized platform.

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Enterprises use our crowdsourcing platform MindSumo to tap into the power of more than 500,000 problem solvers to expand upon your toughest business issues. Talent can leverage MindSumo to bring value to their clients and unlock new revenue channels.

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2020 State of Independence

The State of Independence in America report is the longest-running comprehensive look at the independent workforce, providing deep insight into this constantly changing market.

Learn more about our solutions for enterprises and independent professionals.

Key Resources

Press & Media

Explore the latest news, statistics, and research about the growing independent workforce movement. 

About MBO

At MBO Partners, our mission is to make it easier for enterprise organizations and top independent professionals to work together. 

Future of Work

Read Gene Zaino's insights and predictions on the future of work and how new developments, innovations, and changes to ways of working enable enterprises to access strategic, agile talent.



2020 State of Independence

Learn about the 10 key trends that have emerged from the 2020 study of the independent workforce in America - the State of Independence. Our research finds that full-time independents are satisfied and secure being self-employed and have found their niche in an economy that strives to remain competitive and innovative. 


10 Predictions for the Future of Work

In today’s project-driven economy, more businesses than ever are engaging an external workforce to help operate at full capacity and meet demand, positioning independent professionals to continue to be a critical resource for years to come.


Digital Nomads: Leading the Shift to Remote Work

7.3 million American workers currently describe themselves as digital nomads. This is due to a combination of demographic trends, technological improvements, and changing corporate views.


How Technology is Changing Workforce Management

Technology is driving new workforce arrangements and creating momentum behind incorporating independent professionals into traditional contingent workforce programs.