Abilities & Interests
Special Projects: Technology assessments, skunkworks, M&A, JV, spin-outs, facilities/laboratory buildout, ideation, brainstorming, project leadership.
Startups: I enjoy starting, funding, growing and eventually exiting companies. Startups give us the ability to work in a near bureaucracy free zone, where we can drive success faster and, at times, make the “impossible” reality. Let me know if I can help you with your idea or startup. I am most familiar with high technology, biotechnology, IT, philanthropic and service organizations.
Strategy: Low hanging fruit, quick wins, market positioning, strategic partnerships, acquisitions, reasonable risk mitigation, cash flow, opportunities, regulatory strategy.
Innovation: R&D, strategic arrangements, lean principals where appropriate.
Project evaluation: Brainstorming and ideation, resource allocation, strategies to decrease time and cost.
Business planning: Product-market fit, customer definition, business trajectory, preparation for funding.
Fundraising: Fundraising strategy, execution.
Growth: Teambuilding, capitalization, expansion, strategy.
Pivots: Lean startup principals where appropriate, team involvement, execution of plans, internal and external evaluation of new products and services.
Business development strategy: Customer needs analysis, product-market fit, KPIs, strategy.
Shareholder value: Strategic partnerships, opportunity execution, strategy, M&A, company exit or IPO.
Advisory: Scientific, technical, business, strategy, subject matter expert (SME), specific products.