Experienced IT executive, leader, manager, and coach. Over 20 years IT management experience serving a wide range of industries including; managed service providers, finance, insurance, bio analytical, and healthcare. Well versed in a diverse range of technologies including; Wordpress, website management, GoDaddy hosting, server administration, and Active Directory. Expert in process improvement using industry standard frameworks such as ITIL and ISO 20000. Also an experienced photographer, owning and operating a portrait studio for the past 10 years. Certified by the Professional Photographers of America as a Certified Professional Photographer. Experience in portrait, wedding, product, and event photography. Also very skilled with Photoshop, Lightroom, SEO, and various blog tools.
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Price is what you pay. Value is what you get. - Warren Buffett I can save you time, agony and money. After 30years of entrepreneurial experience building, selling and even closing companies I can help navigate the better, faster assent and help avoid the pitfalls of a new business endeavor. Currently I am focused on consulting others as they create or re-engage in their corporate branding, marketing and social media strategies. I have consulted with large and small businesses and I am a published writer in several categories. I can also help with the development of the Business Plan for either a map of the company’s targets or as a bid for financing, private or SBA. I can guide you through your SWOT analysis, development of brand identity, marketing strategy and idea development. This is my time to give back and my goal it help you realize your dreams and help you develop the Quality of Life you aspire to.
With a focus on e-commerce and internet-related business models, I work together with VCs, incubators, business angels, startups and corporate startups on topics such as market research and mapping, identification and analysis of potential investments, screening, due diligence, operational improvements, growth strategies, and so on. I'm presently working with a $150M early-stage tech VC fund in London, but I'm always looking for interesting work in the industry. Prior to this, I’ve founded two e-commerce-related companies; a digital post-purchase platform for consumers and small businesses, and a curated lifestyle e-commerce store based in Turkey. Earlier experiences include working as a Venture Developer at Rocket Internet (a global online group) as well as M&A, Management Consulting & Strategic Marketing. Technology and Startups are two of my main interests, in part because I believe that they are progressive forces in society. I’m passionate about analysing business models and markets, designing new services/products, and taking ideas through from concept to execution. With a proven track record of building up businesses from scratch, I have gained experience in Business Design, Fundraising, Operations, Partnerships, Product.
Are you a start-up or small business too small to acquire permanent specialists for your business, but still need to get a specific short-duration job done? Do you just want your business project finished without the long lead times of working with business coaches? Are you a technical expert not interested in learning the mechanics of business and management? I'm a business operations generalist with 17+ years not for profit management experience and two years experience in small business, setting up start-ups and business strategy consulting. I'll help your organization through new product launches, sales and marketing strategy, setting up business and operational processes, and I can even help you redefine your business model. Innovative tools I use include SmartSheet Project Management, Lucid Chart, Lean Start-up and the Business Model Generator. Get the results you want the first time.
A self-motivated professional with over 10 years experience in the BPO industry providing thorough and skillful support to diverse clients with excellent writing skills and the ability to find innovative solutions; Experienced in navigating teams through changing business environments and a track record for meeting timelines and exceeding expectations. An organized, detail-oriented, and conscientious self-starter, able to strategize and prioritize effectively to accomplish multiple tasks and stay calm under pressure; Flexible and analytical with a keen eye for details; skilled at synthesizing and editing information to achieve overall objectives. Resourceful and detail-oriented, a skilled problem solver and multitasker able to establish long-term, positive and fun relationships with clients, co-workers and outside resources to effectively coordinate tasks to accomplish projects with timeliness and creativity.
More than 8 years experience on: Client service: accounting, negotiating, communicating, up-sell, meetings. Project management: project planning, financial planning, strategy consultancy, team management, Marketing: communication strategy, media planning, KPI analysis, optimization. Selling: contact the client, proposals, negotiation, signing contract. Projects end to end: web builds, applications, e-commerce, campaigns. In areas like: Product, Marketing, Media, Sales
A hands-on professional passionate about Business, People and Process Transformation, Change Programs, Project Governance and Organisation Capability Development, I bring comprehensive analysis, planning and execution of business cases, innovative solutions to organisations looking to execute complex people and process change programs, build operational efficiencies through LEAN processes, and create an empowered, change-ready workforce. COMPETENCIES • LEAN, Six-Sigma concepts, tools, methodologies and execution • Project Planning and Assurance • Analysis and Business Case development • Organisational Change Management , Communication, Training and Readiness • Business Transformation • Operational Efficiency • Process Design and Process Improvements • Project Impact Assessment and Audit • Technology-aided Implementations (not limited to MIS, HRIS, Payroll, Intranet & B2B portals) • Research, Analytics and Reporting • Risk Control and Governance • Budget Forecast and Financial Control • Human Resources Engagement – Change Training, Mentoring, Support • Team Leadership, Succession Management and Knowledge Management MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS - project managed business setup in 20 countries in less than 2 years - over a dozen LEAN process transformation projects - 20 business and process implementations - change leadership for a global bank - a true business generalist with P&L, Operations, Project and HR experience
I am a creative and detail-oriented professional with experience in global operation, program development, sales & marketing, and community building/management. I understand how to set appropriate expectations around my work, develop effective strategies, and produce measurable results. I've had success creating, testing, implementing, and optimizing programming as well as developing rich cultures & experiences for global communities.
Management consulting company specializing in the launch of startups and new business opportunities, filling in executive management skills, launching and growing technology associations and managing technology development projects. Having been hands on in planning, launching and managing startup ventures of my own and within large corporations, I have had the opportunity to "do it all": draft business plans and financial models, raise funds from investors, manage product and service development, operations, finance, hiring, business development, marketing, sales, board of directors...all aspects of business. I enjoy letting others benefit from my experiences. See more at www.ashwoodgroup.com Drafting of business plans using lean startup methodology, financial modeling of startup ventures and pitch decks for new business opportunities. Software development management including agile, test-driven, continuous integration, user centered design, e-commerce websites and mobile apps. Extensive, hands on experience with starting, managing and growing technology associations and alliances with expertise in board of directors management, certification programs, marketing, membership, website development, worldwide event planning, and operations. I enjoy projects that allow me to be a strategic thinker as well as hands on contributor to the results. Retainer, fixed bid and hourly payment options based on the nature of the project. Hourly rate listed is an average rate; your project may be quoted at more or less. Payment terms typically include a down payment and progress-based milestone payments.
Do you want the freedom to spend more time with family and friends? Travel the world? Live spontaneously? Imagine walking doing a hand stand on the Eiffel Tower, hiking Machu Pichu, swimming in the Glapagos, climbing a Mayan Temple, swimming with sharks, seeing Stonehenge or the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Perhaps go snorkeling Hawai or simply watch the sun set from your favorite place in the world. Together we can realize your full potential by my service offering: consultation, analytical, management and technical services which will increase margins and bolster your performance. In a nut-shell, I help make things happen and dreams come true. My experiences with business development, government consulting, and the private sector will help you to transition to a career and life you love. Together, we will work closely to understand your exact needs, goals and ambitions. Together, we will discuss the situation and brainstorm potential scenarios until we narrow the field to a working solution. If you require ongoing support, I will be there for you when the time comes to review progress and suggest/implement tweaks as your path or details change. Helping people achieve life and business goals is a passion. I have personally earned a lifestyle which has taken me around the world and experience things most will only see in a magazine or television. It is my purpose and goal to help others create a situation for themselves, where they too have this opportunity to live out loud. During the interview process, I will listen carefully to your concerns and weighing all options and action plans before moving forward. I am not looking for a 'job' as much as long term partners. As much as you will interview me, I will interview the situation and will only accept contracts where I believe the client will ultimately be successful. My schedule is purposefully left fluid as much as possible to accommodate client deadlines, the beach and sanity. We are most productive when we are energetic and full of life. I can help you create a similar situation for yourself. Chip is a well respected and very experienced Change Management Professional, specializing in supporting businesses through changes and effectively managing the impact of the change upon the people within the business. He has been delivering successful projects in organizational change, development and effectiveness for almost 20 years and is noted for developing targeting, insightful and influential multi level communications to facilitate successful change. His work with strategic human resources develops positive transformational impacts across a breadth of HR deliverables, including recruitment, succession planning, learning and organizational development and competency based framework integration for performance, development and talent acquisition approaches. He is a certified lean six sigma black belt, certified in design for six sigma and operational excellence and has delivered on many business improvement and re-engineering projects. Additionally he is a certified project, program and portfolio manager also. PMP and PgMP Chip understands the need to get the best from technology in the workplace and appreciates the need to get the right physical environment to help a smooth business transition. Chip is the President/Founder of the Positive Change Institute (http://www.positivechangeinstitute.co/) and keen to develop the future integration of the practice of change management through his writings, speaking and other public engagements Due to confidentiality reasons, previous business relationships will not be displayed on a public profile. Please do not ask for samples of business, marketing or strategy plans as these files are critical to the survival of a company, could violate NDA's, unduly expose IP rights and open the doors for legal action. You should expect the same level of respect and confidentiality from me. If you are serious about taking the next step. If you honestly have a burning desire and are ready to do whatever it takes... we need to talk. Coaching & Consulting on a 'as needed' basis and fee is determined on work effort and level of experience needed for the situation. 10% discount for military veteran of any country. I have been fortunate enough to work with serious clients on oDesk who appreciate value and have grown multimillion dollar companies. I hope to continue this trend and look forward to contributing to like minded and successful business owners who understand what it takes to live the dream.