Consultant, Advisor, Mentor

Consultant, Advisor, Mentor

Consultant, Advisor, MentorConsultant, Advisor, MentorConsultant, Advisor, Mentor

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

Phillips Exeter Academy

Secondary Education