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Have Brain. Will Travel.

Roles I play



  • Solve the toughest business problems using innovative tools and components as would any decent engineer
  • Collect information, analyze data, define the real problem, develop a solution, and execute
  • Have solved problems ranging from cruise missiles crashing to orchestrating business turnarounds
  • Partner with CEOs to increase the valuations of their firms



  • Provide advice drawn from 40 years’ experience tackling the hardest strategic, operational and financial problems
  • Guide you and your leadership team on how to navigate strategic issues that block competitive advantage, organizational issues that slow performance improvement, and financial issues that constrain growth
  • Wide range of industries including technology, healthcare, and financial services.



  • Coach leaders as their businesses progress from early stages through maturity and possible exit
  • Broad industry experience gained through leading and executing over 175 science, engineering, and business consulting projects spanning four decades
  • Thought partner and sounding board to people at all levels of an organizations


Early-Stage Success

  • Take firms from concept to monetization and everything in between
  • Multiple industries including high tech, financial services, and healthcare
  • Industry disruption strategy formulation

Business Combinations

  • Full-cycle of mergers, acquisitions, consolidations,  shared services, and other combinations
  • Lightweight acquisition integration method to quickly stabilize combined operations


  • Entire enterprise, single business unit, specific functions
  • Major change program management
  • Competitive strategy, operations, organization, people, technology

Revenue Growth

  • Growth strategy formulation
  • Product and category management
  • Go-to-market execution
  • Marketing & sales process optimization
  • SaaS, high tech hardware, consumer products, financial services, healthcare


  • Business administration, mathematics, new ventures, entrepreneurship, software applications
  • Corporate, graduate school, undergraduate, secondary education
  • Talks, lunch-and-learns, workshops, seminars, mini-courses, semester-long courses
  • Custom courseware development-as-a-service

Framework Foundry

  • Custom design of frameworks and methodologies specific to your situation
  • Apply to strategy formulation, operations improvement, problem solving, stakeholder alignment, pitches
  • Training of your people in framework visualization and execution
  • Teach-to-fish

Previous Roles

Partner at Consulting Firms

Alvarez & Marsal, Electronic Data Systems, Gemini Consulting, Hitachi, Viant

Operator in Industry

Cisco, Yahoo!, General Electric, General Dynamics, Diasonics MRI, DBA Systems


Diasonics Credit Corp., Dunn Digital, The Busy Planet, Audio Intelligenzia, C-Change, TSAssociates, Gemini 3.0

Academic Credentials

MIT Sloan School of Management

SM (MBA). Strategy, Finance, Management Science

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

MS. Biomedical Engineering, Physiology

Johns Hopkins University

BES. Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering