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Gary Clarke
Gary Clarke

Boston, MA | CEO, Founder @Trelar

Project-oriented strategy, finance, and operations executive with a twenty-three-year career that spans inception and capital formation, through hyper-growth and exit with pioneering growth stage companies. Specializes in driving board-level financial, operational, and strategic initiatives to improve cash-flow, strengthen operations and maximize returns for shareholders. International experience in SaaS, Energy, IoT, CleanTech Manufacturing, and Biotech to $300M P/L. Presently I am working as a fractional CFO / COO for early, and growth stage startups. Previously I worked with a... Read more

Akira Hirai
Akira Hirai

Anaheim, CA | Startup Advisor

Management consultant with 20+ years of experience in entrepreneurship, corporate strategy, general management, software engineering, finance, sales, advertising, marketing, and other areas. Since early 2001, I have focused on preparing business plans, financial forecasts, and investor presentations for high-tech companies in the life science, Internet, software, green energy, and related industries. I have grown my consulting practice to include roughly twenty specialists, so we can probably serve just about any need you may have. What makes us different? In a world where... Read more

William Cook
William Cook

San Diego, CA | CEO, Digital Operative - ecommerce, digital marketing, Amazon, retail

Life is an adventure and I've found taking smart risks in business has become my mantra. I am a hybrid, cross-functional leader; covering customer experience, digital marketing and technology. My entrepreneurial drive combined with a "make it happen"​ attitude offers organizations I work with the "hands on"​, progressive leadership they need to meet & exceed their goals. Being persistent, never afraid of failing and results-driven, I've built my career around being able to: > Drive Digital Transformation Strategies > Develop and Engage Customer Communities > Mentor and grow... Read more

Richard Kaiser
Richard Kaiser

Allentown, PA | Mazimizing Profits with Innovation

Innovation Advantage is a consulting firm that leverages critical consumer, marketplace and technological insights to synthesize opportunities and drive growth. Our unique approach utilizes knowledge, technologies and innovation from a broad spectrum of industries and product categories to create solutions and forge actions that generate profitable outcomes for our clients. Services • Product and Package Innovation and Development • Consumer and Technology Insights and Linkages • Strategic Planning for Product and Package • Enhancing Organizational Innovation Effectiveness Key... Read more

Robert Howell
Robert Howell

Hampton, VA | Senior Executive Management Consultant, Technology - Insurance-Healthcare at The Nolan Company

An innovative technology executive with over 25 years of results oriented leadership driving the strategy, operations and delivery of complex mission critical operations, programs, transformations and services for companies in the Healthcare, Technology, Insurance, Dental, Manufacturing, Aerospace & Defense, and Shipbuilding industries; and non-profit, public, State and Federal Government. An expert in complex systems integration; program management; and global service delivery displaying deep expertise in strategy, data management, process improvement, governance, compliance, and... Read more

David Siegel
David Siegel

New York, NY | I believe in pluck, luck and mean reversion

David Siegel pioneered the field of web design and wrote 4 books about the Web, one of which remains Amazon.com's longest-running #1 bestseller. He has given over 120 professional speeches, consulted to Fortune 500 and government, built one of the first web design and strategy firms (sold to KPMG), and has been an angel investor/advisor, board member, and strategist. His focus is on business agility: experiments, measurement, and evidence-based decisionmaking. David helps companies apply agile methods to do experiments, improve analytics, empower people, recognize cognitive biases, make... Read more

Justin Webb
Justin Webb

Fredericksburg, VA | Strategic Technology Consulting and CIO Services

Executive One Consulting, or “X1”, is an IT management consulting firm focused on Strategy, Operations and Technology. We work across verticals to provide strategic information technology expertise and project execution to organizations who are experiencing major problems, are facing organizational changes or turnaround efforts, or who are looking to optimize operations and increase revenue through applied technology. X1 helps our client partners move their organizations forward to unprecedented performance results. We work with customer partners to provide an objective view of... Read more