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I am an experienced management consultant and business analyst, having worked with large multinational organizations both in the US and Europe across different industry sectors to improve outsourcing strategy, drive performance improvement and cost reduction. I have directed benchmarking & research studies across industry in relation to customer operations design and management. I have also worked with small companies and start ups to develop their strategic thinking and planning and coach them for success. I have a Masters Degree in Business (MBS) and a BA Hons. in German and Italian, I am a certified Six Sigma Green Belt, Certified Coach and NLP Consultant. I am also a Fellow of the Institute of Consulting in the UK (FIC).
Self-motivated and creative marketing executive with over 12 years of documented achievement in leadership, marketing, sales, and management. A superstar mentality that is poised to drive strategic corporate direction and revenue by generating original ideas, developing and executing strategies, and building effective, productive working relationships with clients and staff. Extensive knowledge of the Nonprofit, Entertainment, Hospitality, and Telecommunications industries. I'm a business and marketing strategist with an executive MBA. I'll help identify goals, strategies, tactics and measurements that will help your business grow. Highlights and responsibilities of my career include the following: Generated over $8M (and counting) in digital revenue through strategy development, new product development and launch, and client/conference presentations. Increased year-over-year digital revenue by 49% versus an industry average of 21%. Additional responsibilities include the following: * Establish agency and client digital goals, objectives, strategies, tactics, execution, and KPIs * Serve as subject matter expert in the areas of SEO, SEM, Social Media, Mobile, Conversations/Listening, User Experiences Design, CRM and Content Marketing. * Create digital budgets and sales objectives for account teams * Work with cross-functional teams to define and analyze necessary best practice suite of reporting. * Review and approve digital creative to ensure it complies with digital strategy goals and objectives * Facilitate the strategic planning and delivery of business proposals for new and existing clients. * Ideation and oversight of digital sales collateral and materials for account teams * Execute new digital product research, development, and launch * Assist in training both client and internal teams in the latest trends and successes in digital marketing * Oversee all digital initiatives for client base * Ensure project scope, goals and delivery align for success * Provide thought leadership and innovation in nonprofit digital marketing
"There is no excuse to not know him, especially as he has long shared his insights, stories, pictures, and deep knowledge with one and all." - Edward O'Meara, SVP Wunderman Network “He’s surely one of the most knowledgeable people that truly get the youth mindset, having worked in the youth space for over a decade” - Marc Kornberger, CEO Student VIllage "If you want to build a brand with soul then buy his books before ad agencies find a way to silence him forever" - Jamal Benmiloud, VP Marketing, Monster Energy I help marketers create a better brand experience. I help brands connect with customers. I help clients develop their brand and marketing strategies. Hire me if you want experienced input in: * Writing your brand strategy or marketing plan * Developing your value or brand proposition * Advising your marketing team I work best as a consultant, sounding board or external team member. I have worked with category leading brands all over the world. My client list includes Coke, Nokia, Vodafone, Reliance, Dell, Rogers, Monster Energy, Red Bull and Telenor. I am also an Amazon published author in the field of marketing, brand experience and consumer behavior.
Proven e-commerce executive with 20+ years of taking new products or services to market, many in their nascent stages (touch screen computing, mobile in the enterprise, internet services, cloud computing), across brands such as Wells Fargo Bank, Dow Jones Telerate, MCI, and AOL,. I bring an ability to synthesize trends and rapidly leverage new market opportunities. Most recently I've helped launch new products in cloud computing and video automation technologies with go to market strategies employing refreshed websites, PR, lead generation, partnerships and high profile client events. Lived and worked in Asia (Japan and Hongkong) and marketed in Asia and EMEA in addition to North America.
Experienced entrepreneur and financial analyst. I help entrepreneurs with: --robust financial models --investor-ready business plans --investor pitch decks --market research services. I have proven experience, having helped over a dozen companies secure funding for new growth opportunities. I am a native English speaker, born, raised and living in the United States. I live in New York City. My financial models tie together all numbers, my business plans shine, and my pitch decks deliver. If you're looking for a hard worker who delivers a stellar product, I'm your man.
Until 2013 I worked as a consultant and a marketer for several leading Swiss IT consultancies within the salesforce.com and Microsoft ecosystems of business software. Since then I am a self-employed trainer and consultant. I also lecture about Enterprise 2.0, Social CRM, and Cloud Computing at SOMEXCLOUD Social Media Academy in Zurich, Digicomp Academy in Zurich, and at several universities of applied sciences in Switzerland. I studied economic history, media studies and business administration at the universities of Bern and St. Gallen. Since then, I received further training in marketing and public relations.
I am a veteran with 10+ years experience in mobile and digital, both as a commercially astute business leader, as well as a technology savvy individual. I have worked on J2ME, Symbian and prototype mobile platforms directly for Network Operators and handset manufacturers, prior to leading the Apple IOS developer sector through my work at agencymobile. I have an insatiable passion for technology and how it can enhance a users experience in every day life. Thriving on challenges and with excellent communication skills and outstanding project management expertise, I have inspired, motivated and encouraged others to reach their highest potential, especially development and design teams. With a tenacity to succeed, I have grown a mobile agency team from 3 to 22, with 15% Y on Y revenue growth and achieve multiple awards e.g. 25 App Store #1s, listings in The Sunday Times top Apps for the last 3 years. My wealth of experience spans many industry verticals, having worked on high profile projects with brands such as JP Morgan, UKTV, BBCWW I work for a variety of clients, putting my years of unique experience to good use. This can vary from working with: Tech / Mobile Start ups - Implementing best fit processes, resources recruitment (in-house or outsourced), Business scalability, Product development. Tech / Mobile SME’s – Reviewing existing working model, problem solving, performance improvements, advisory role Established brands - Reviewing existing roadmaps, mobile presence and identifying ways to enhance offerings from UI/UX, features, innovation and additional revenue channels / methods.
Deliver regional, national and global strategic and market analysis, recommendations for firms engaged in telecommunications, innovation, real estate and technology. MBA - University of Toronto (triple major in global management, strategy consulting and innovation) B. Commerce and Business Administration, University of British Columbia (marketing) Certificate in Managing Complex Product Development Projects (MIT/Sloan School of Business)
I have 20+ years of experience working with technology companies, from startups to major brands like Sony. I've shipped over 60 products, from enterprise software to consumer targeted iOS/Android apps. My product work has ranged from classic product management and product marketing, to scoping, user stories and mapping out user experiences (although I'm not a UI/UX designer by any means). Much of my career has been spent in strategic marketing and business development. I've created partnerships, corporate and product brochures, websites, press releases, grant proposals, pitch decks, investor decks, promotional videos and many other types of content. I've been a mentor to 30+ startups, raised seed funding, secured Federal grant funding and pitched many VCs and Angel investors. I've also provided Innovation Coaching to large corporations. I have a strong technical background and am used to being a value-add jack-of-all trades. I believe in finding the right solution to a problem, not just the easiest answer. If your project needs professional work, attention to detail and a quality end result, please contact me. I'll be happy to help.