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Gustavo Ustariz

Gustavo Ustariz

Business planning and tourism development

Canada - Last active: 09/13/2013 - Tests: 4

I have more than 15 years experience in the tourism and hospitality industry. I have worked in several management positions in the private sector, advised governments, multilateral agencies, international aid organizations and NGOs. I also have experience in teaching/training in tourism. I can assist you in: - tourism destination planning - strategy - tourism product development - business plans - training and development

$75.00 /hr
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Babar Zafar Malik

Babar Zafar Malik Agency Contractor

Marketing | Business Development | Strategies and...

Pakistan - Last active: 04/24/2012 - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

Career Summary • Over ten years of marketing, business development, planning and project management experience in multi-sector industries such as Beverages, IT, Advertising, Marketing Research and Development. • Track record of success in devising marketing strategies and plans to meet financial targets and galvanizing teams for delivering expected financial results, often within tight time frames and budgets. • Supported marketing process transformation programs, ensuring that processes adhered to industry standards, with proficiency in both B2B and B2C environments. • Carried out market research to understand industry profiles, emerging trends and customer preferences. Analyze and used the research findings to identify business opportunities. • Successfully managed marketing function and executed plans to achieve objectives. Conducted cost-benefit analysis, coordinated cash flows, logistics and infrastructure required for the implementation. • Financial modeling and budgeting for marketing plans. Managed financial budgets by monitoring variations, revising budgets, communicating revisions to stakeholders for follow-up planning and implementation. Professional skills • Experience in developing marketing and business strategies • Marketing research • Marketing audits • Marketing performance evaluation • Planning, forecasting and budgeting • Brand development and advertising • Marketing communication • Digital and social media marketing • Customer services • Relationship marketing Education • Masters in Marketing (2008) from Monash University, Melbourne • Post-Graduate Diploma in Accounting (2008) from Victoria University, Melbourne • Masters in Business Administration (2001) from Institute of Management Sciences (Pak-AIMS), Lahore FOR DETAILS See my profile on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/babarmalik See my professional portfolio: http://babarzmalik.wordpress.com

$22.22 /hr
144 hours
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Erol C.

Erol C.

Business and Venture Advisor

Norway - Last active: 23 days ago

Business consultant in startup - investment funds - research I have over 10 years of experience in business development, investing, operations, and business development. I worked in MNCs such as Siemens and EADS before transitioning into the VC sector and startups. I currently lead a startup company and my own consulting firm. I have successfully gotten backing from investors and raised capital. Activities: > Creation of Business Plans and Related Research > Creation of Investor Presentations > Raising Capital > Business Development > Forecasts & Budgets > Cashflow Modeling > Financial Modeling Client roster: > GE > SINTEF (Scandinavia's largest independent research institution) > Scandinavian incubators and accelerators > ... Education: > MBA from a top business school > Engineering degrees from top universities

$150.00 /hr
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Simba C.

Simba C.

Financial Analyst with modelling and presentation...

United Kingdom - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

I have extensive experience in business strategy, corporate finance and financial modelling gained from private equity and investment banking.I previously worked at Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts (KKR), a leading global private equity and credit investing firm. Before joining KKR, I worked at Terra Firma Capital Partners, a large European private equity fund and before that did a stint Goldman Sachs, a leading investment bank. I'm am currently the Co-Founder of a financial technology company called MonetaFlex where I help small businesses raise working capital quickly and efficiently from institutional investors. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the London School of Economics & Political Science where I was a Delbridge Scholar. My linkedin profile is: https://uk.linkedin.com/pub/simba-chiguma/12/5a9/41b

$85.00 /hr
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Daniel L.

Daniel L.

Excel expert and VBA proficient

Israel - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 3

I am Creative, Analytic with User oriented view. In the last months i have worked with various clients (big companies and small) and assisted them with excel tools such as business plans, budget, selling tool, analyzing data, pricing, inventory management. I am trying to create simple solutions to complex problems :)

$40.00 /hr
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Sumit Oberoi

Sumit Oberoi

Chief Architect

United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 5

My name is Sumit Oberoi and I work for startups, professionals, and small businesses to implement their enterprise web technology platforms with stunningly intelligent social media marketing to boost their professional and corporate brand. I have 15 years of enterprise technology consulting and business development experience across North America, UK, Australia Commercial, Enterprise, SMB and Higher-Ed Accounts. I love driving innovation, I value creation and I can give you accelerated growth in your business. As a technology consultant, I have worked with more than 1000 CXO’s worldwide helping them select and implement large and complex enterprise technology solutions. As a marketing consultant, I have worked with several executives and companies to help grow top line revenue. For over a decade of working for leading technology companies worldwide, I saw companies invest too much in unwanted and unused technology. Did you know as much as 40% of software features are never used by end-users? I noted many companies received great software, but it did not meet their business goals or expectations of their clients and end-users. This is one of the key reasons I created “Wegile”, a digital marketing agency that specializes in delivering marketing and web solutions through continuous analysis of production information and end-user feedback in light of client’s business goal. Wegile offers strategic planning, consultative branding strategy, responsive technology techniques combined with awesome marketing intelligence to build your brand, to promote and sell your products & services and increase your sales. Specialties: Enterprise Technology Consulting, 
Enterprise Portals, Identity Access Management, Single Sign On, E-Commerce, 
Online Learning, Learning Management
, Enterprise Cloud Computing, Digital Marketing, Social Media Marketing

$250.00 /hr
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Donnie De Vera

Donnie De Vera

Senior Investment Banker turned Entrepreneur

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3

As a senior investment banking executive in the Asian region's financial capital, principal mandate focused on the development of Corporate & Project Finance capabilities for fairly greenfield institutions established to serve as an M&A vehicle, on behalf of primarily ASEAN-based, family-owned & controlled conglomerates, for the acquisition of companies in the more developed economies of the Asia-Pacific region & the Western Hemisphere. This start-up environment enabled a comprehensive & proactive involvement in all nuances of the cross-border M&A process, including deal origination, negotiation, due diligence, pro-forma & sovereign risk analyses, legal documentation, regulatory compliance, preparation of Offering/Information Memoranda, Underwriting Agreements, & investor relations. As a principal provider of financial products & services to emerging enterprises seeking inroads into non-traditional sources of capital, as an alternative to the more conventional intermediate & long-term bank loans, specific operating responsibilities called for the development & implementation of a revenue structure to augment net interest margins with fee-based income from advisory, sub-/underwriting, & syndication transactions, as well as capital gains from carried-interest positions. Subsequent to Asian-based investment banking engagements, spanning a period of almost 25 years, applied Corporate & Project Finance skills & experience to emerging opportunities in the US markets, specifically in the then-nascent industries of Information Technology (IT), Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), & Telecommunications. Consultancy engagements in these industries led to initiatives as founder/co-founder of firms that would exploit the confluence of these previously divergent technologies, to respond to the global imperatives of such combinations, envisioned to eventually warrant cross-border strategic alliances to enable major players to enhance their domestic operations with a global footprint.

$50.00 /hr
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Troy Ducre

Troy Ducre

Business and Management Consultant

United States - Last active: 20 days ago

Senior Business/IT Project Manager SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT | ENTERPRISE IMPLEMENTATIONS | SYSTEMS MIGRATIONS/INTEGRATIONS • Experienced project manager offering 11 years of success leading all phases of diverse technology projects; Master Degree in Business Administration and BS in accounting. Most of my career has been spent in the technology environment managing various projects in technology and business. • Strategic and Tactical planning; plan and managed multimillion-dollar projects aligning business goals with technology solutions to drive process improvements, cost reductions competitive advantage and higher profitability. • Excellent communicator; leverage technical, business and financial skills to communicate effectively with committee members, project sponsor and their respective teams. • Expert in key project management methodologies. Able to manage large projects with critical subprojects and accomplish deliverables that meet or exceed timeline and budgetary targets.

$45.00 /hr
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Mark Spidell

Mark Spidell

Business Consultant / Financial Analyst

United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 1

Key Strengths: Project Management Financial Reporting Financial Modeling Business Process Design Small Business & Personal Finance Strategies Data Mining SEO Strategies Google Adwords Commercial Banking Real Estate Analysis & Valuation 17 years of experience working in various financial services roles including: Large Consulting Firm Project Management - Managed Multi Million Dollar Project Engagements Wall Street / Institutional Structured Finance and Consulting Experience Commercial / Real Estate Lending - Managed Multi Million Dollar Real Estate Portfolio Real Estate Investment & Valuation - Managed projects up to $250 Million in size

$95.00 /hr
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Andrea Nield

Andrea Nield

Business Consultant

United States - Last active: 12 days ago

Andrea, an innovation weaver, makes things happen. She specializes in leveraging ideas, new discoveries, new knowledge, new insights and building collaborative ventures. Andrea solves problems in both service and manufacturing business sectors. Areas of expertise include not only basic business planning (including strategic plans, marketing plans, communication plans etc), market research, operating and financial structures of business enterprises but also project management, feasibility analysis, product development & life cycle planning, competitor analysis, pricing formulas & strategy, technology development and improvement, commercialization of defense technologies, manufacturing process improvement, SBIRs and STTRs, SWOT analysis, sales forecasting, cash flow analysis, risk management, public relations, employee management, policy & procedure development, risk management, succession planning, general & cost accounting, inventory management, sources of capital, and more. Additionally, Andrea is very knowledgeable in business incentives, economic recovery/stimulus tools, and regularly leverages a well-established strong business network throughout the State of CA and the Federal government.

$75.00 /hr
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