Functional Skills

Product Strategy
Business Unit Strategy

Software Skills

Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint
Airtable
PowerBI
SQL
Looker
Oracle CRM
Quickbooks
Netsuite
Salesforce

Sector Experience

Media & Entertainment
Financial Services
Aerospace & Defense
Technology
Real Estate

Languages

English
Russian
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Years of Experience

Bulge Bracket Investment Banks

Experience

 
 
Finance
Metatron Capital - Venture Partner
08/2018 - Present
Metatron Capital is an early-stage VC focused on injecting capital into the aerospace and space tech sector. I am one of three partners, and I lead due diligence for portfolio companies for the fund. I also managed the fund creation process, created fundraising collateral, and offer CFO consulting services to our portfolio companies.

 
Corporate Strategy & Development
Switchboard Consulting - Managing Partner
01/2017 - Present
Switchboard Ventures is a strategy focused corporate development & venture studio

Previous engagements include:

• Strategic Finance at Upwork
• Corporate Strategy at ServiceNow
• M&A Integration Lead in a $800M Merger (PRG/VER)
• Turnaround of a Litigation Finance Firm ($700M+ AUM)
• Corporate Strategy at an MPL Hedge Fund ($1B+ AUM)
• Venture Launch of an Opportunity Zones Investment Management Platform
• Venture Launch / Interim COO at a Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund

 
Finance
Upwork - FP&A Transformation Consultant
01/2020 - 06/2020
Designed project plan greenlit by C-Suite to rethink forecasting methodology and prioritize outcome-driven funnel metrics, thereby increasing accountability across orgs. I rebuilt all revenue forecasting models, across 9 BUs, from a reactive to a proactive product-set, that used on-platform data to predict revenue in future periods within a 98% confidence interval. The process involved deeply understanding their KPIs and reinventing their method data aggregation for forecasting.

 
Corporate Strategy & Development
ServiceNow - Corporate Strategy Consultant
03/2019 - 06/2019
Provided crucial support as part of the Corporate Strategy team at ServiceNow, primarily analyzing growth opportunities, sales pipeline, and go-to-market in the Customer Service Management vertical. I analyzed $400M+ in SalesOps data to restructure and reframe how the business unit and the GM pipeline data, primarily to heavily discount aged opportunities and focus on cross-sell vendor relationships.


 
Finance
Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund - Interim COO
08/2017 - 05/2018
Built an industry leading cryptocurrency hedge fund featuring two best-in-class investment products, while undertaking COO, CFO, and Chief Compliance Officer roles and leading end-to-end fund formation process. I also led fundraising raising several million dollars under management and $1M in equity financing. In that time, I developed a reputation as an industry thought leader with 2-3 speaking engagements per month. Completed exit to start new venture.

 
Finance
Anderson Venture Accelerator - Venture Advisor
01/2017 - 09/2017
Created and implemented infrastructure for inaugural accelerator program at UCLA Anderson. Our goal was to graduate more businesses out of UCLA. We completed two cohorts across diverse verticals – ed-tech, VR, rideshare, apparel, real estate, food tech – bringing 100% of companies (at various stages) to product and paying customers. Two teams graduated to accredited accelerator acceptance and three teams closed angel/venture funding (out of 11 total).

 
Start-Up
Nopical.com - Founder / CEO
06/2015 - 03/2017
Nopical.com is your newsfeed on steroids. I built this company up from the concept stage, led all phases of product development, completed a summer accelerator, acquired over 20,000 MAU through organic growth, and pitched SXSW and LAUNCH Fest. At peak, I actively managed six remote developers, both front-end and back-end, all whom I trained in agile product development.

 
Management Consulting
Credibility International - Consultant
04/2014 - 08/2015
Credibility Consulting is a full-service forensic accounting firm providing expert financial opinions/reports in domestic and international business disputes involving breach of contract, forensic investigations and insolvency. At Credibility, I became an expert at utilizing various valuation methods paired with thorough financial reporting analysis to create a high-quality and value maximizing work product for clients.

 
Finance
Citigroup - Associate
07/2010 - 08/2013
As part of the Citi Investment Banking division, I led a Global Business Management team covering hundreds of Fortune 500 companies across Consumer, Healthcare and TMT industry verticals. I worked cross-functionally - for example, leading development teams to build new CRM tools, leveraging analytical tools like Business Objects, CapIQ, and Factset to build detailed decks for client and internal meetings that evaluated YoY growth, market share opportunities, and client coverage (>$1Bn).