Gunnar Counselman

Chief Operations Officer

Interest Areas

Strategic Execution
Change Management
Serving Clients in Politically Challenging Circumstances


Gunnar is a Partner at Entangled Solutions. From 2011 to 2017, he was founder and CEO of Fidelis Education, a leading learning relationship management (LRM) software company. Gunnar received his training as a strategy consultant from Bain & Company, Innosight, and Harvard Business School, where he conducted early research on the book Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns by Clayton Christensen, Michael Horn, and Curtis Johnson.

Gunnar is an alumnus of Cornell University, where he majored in economics, and of the United States Marine Corps, where he served as a human source intelligence officer and deployed to Iraq, Bosnia, and the Horn of Africa. Gunnar is the father of a 4-year-old skiing enthusiast who can name 90 percent of the planets visited by characters in Star Wars films.