As a leader and strategist, I've worked across business segments using innovative technologies and approaches to produce transformative results through purposeful disruption
Strategy, Planning and Organization Building for the
New Digital Corporation
Strategic Assessment for Science and Technology-focused Museum
Assessing institution’s readiness to springboard from its initial strategic approach of education, entertainment and visitors center into a new approach focused on becoming a research and educational institution driven by the digital organization.
US Sales Operations Strategy and Build Out
India-based tech outsourcing company required a US-based sales force to engage with Fortune 500 companies with a middleware specialty. Built the financial and operations model for the business unit, recruited and hired the US Sales Director for the organization.
Organizational Transformation for a Specialty After Market
Yacht Product Manufacturer
Assessing effectiveness and profitability of in-house manufacturing process while leveraging company assets to pivot it into a digital sales and marketing organization increasing effectiveness and profitability.
Product to Market: Luxury Wall Covering Product from Market Positioning to Launch
Luxury product maker required product to market strategy including positioning, pricing strategy, marketing and distribution strategy. Product available through the B2B market (interior designers). Product featured in NY Design Center’s Fall 2016 “What’s New, What’s Next” Show.
Intrapreneur Product Development and Launch for Global University
Created Finance for Design Program from concept through launch. Program designed especially for product designers with minimal background in finance. Program used innovative approach to teach creatives about financial concepts so they could understand the financial relationships to their products while teaching them tools to help with fundraising and speaking to investors as well as hiring financial talent inside their businesses.
Ongoing Financial Analysis for
Digital Brand and Marketing Company
Created and implemented back office processes for the company from digital contract intake, customer onboarding, financial reporting and analysis, client recommendations.
Organizational Transformation that
Innovates using Purposeful Disruption
Morning Salon and the Salons @ EarthWeek
Morning Salon is a human-centered design thinking approach to help companies solve intractable problems and conundrums and mine opportunities around sustainable solutions. The Salons @ Earth Week is an invitation-only conference style event sponsored by FIT, FLOR, Florim, Effen Vodka, PRINT Restaurant and others.
Individuals and companies who have presented at the Morning Salon include:
Rick Kilmer, President of FLOR
Christina Liedtke and Max Knecht, Johnson & Johnson, CPG Group
Jesse Finklestein, Co-Founder, Print All Over Me
Carl Minchew, VP of Color and Innovation, Benjamin Moore
Darcey Howard, VP of Strategic Relationships, Loomstate,
Daniel Silverstein, Founder, Daniel Silverstein, Zero Waste Designer and Fashion Star
Vincent Appel, Of Possible Architecture, Award-winning architect and designer
Audacity: Making Corporate Change Personal
Using the Sh*FT Method TM
Coursework is designed to increase the success rate of implementing corporate change projects including digital change by focusing on the personal change of each individual team member.
Audacity Dojo Series
The FutureLAB Series
FutureLAB: From Idea to Reality
For Entrepreneurs and Intrapreneurs
FutureLAB: Start IT!
FutureLAB: Brand YOU!
The Sustainable Organization (live and online versions)
Building sustainable companies from strategy through execution.
Core course for FIT's Sustainable Design Entrepreneur's Program
Finance for Design Program for FIT
Introduction to Pricing
Brand, Customer Segments, and Pricing