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Einas Ibrahim

Consultant at Talem Advisory

Work experience

Jun 2011Present


Talem Advisory
Talem Advisory is a management consulting company providing strategic and financial advisory services to early stage ventures and small businesses. We help entrepreneurs start, get investor ready and connect our clients with interested investors and venture capital firms. Working with Talem Advisory means working with a seasoned startup consultant and venture partners who have started, operated and invested in NYC's finest startups. We share that experience with you, as well as our vast network of people who can help you overcome these challenges and grow your business. • Provide financial and strategic services, as well as partnerships and go-to-market strategies advisory for early-stage and small businesses. • Develop and analyze sustainable and creative revenue models through product positioning, pricing and forecasting. • Optimize profitability through lowering customer acquisition cost, maximizing lifetime value of customers and reducing churn. • Define product roadmap based on strategy and vision; manage prioritization and trade-offs to ensure aligned outcome and timeline. • Meet with customers, manage product life cycle from strategic planning to tactical implementation, feedback and iteration. • Communicate progress against roadmap across cross-functional teams. Clients include: • • • • •
Aug 2009Sep 2011

Sr. Financial Analyst/Manager (MBA LDP)

ETHICON, INC., A Johnson & Johnson Company
MBA LDP is a two-year rotational program covering a broad range of accounting and financial disciplines, sales and marketing, operations, licensing and acquisition and R&D. Currently managing budget and annual forecasting for the worldwide quality organization of $80M and 750 employees • Developed an integrated financial model that encompasses all aspects of a budget forecast cycle. The model is used to present financial scenarios to executive management to enable them achieve the desired business results aligned with the organization goals and objectives. • Worked with an external major consulting company to analyze and streamline operations across all medical device companies of J&J. • Designed and implemented standardized forecasting and reporting template and mobilized finance colleagues to adopt it, resulting in increased accuracy and decreased manual processing and cycle time. • Championed post merger integration process for the finance function of the quality division of three diverse and non-U.S. acquisitions totaling $21M and over 100 employees. • Initiated, developed and conducted a budgeting training program for non-finance business partners; the training increased their finance acumen and improved goal alignment between the business decisions and financial results. • Elected as J&J national co-chair for The Middle Eastern Diversity Group; championed by the office of diversity and inclusion and sponsored by J&J CFO. • Cultivated sustainable relationships with key external Middle Eastern healthcare organizations that advanced Johnson & Johnson diversity initiatives such as the Discover Nursing campaign and diversity clinical trials. • Spearheaded an organization-wide employee effort to raise funds for Pakistan flood victims, raising over $100,000 in less than two weeks. The protocol was adopted firm-wide as a model for all subsequent initiatives.
Jul 2008Aug 2008

Summer Associate

SK Telecom - Largest telecom company in South Korea
• Researched and analyzed business trends and created business models for new Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) initiative to assist the department in evaluating its plan to take advantage of the company’s latest acquisition of a fixed line telecom company • Analyzed financial statements, structured revenue models and formulated market entry strategy for network mobile gaming as part of expanding the subscribers base of mobile data plans
Jul 2000Jul 2007

Managing Consultant

Spherion Technology
Problem Solving ----------------------- • Tracked and summarized data trends for web-based application and presented policy enhancement recommendations to client to aid improving student placement rates from 83% to 91% • Performed ad-hoc quantitative and qualitative analysis to support client decision making • Designed creative approaches to streamline usability of online data entry system, reducing client's costs by 28% Leadership and Teamwork ------------------------------------- • Promoted directly to Managing Consultant role, bypassing Senior Consultant role and becoming youngest Managing Consultant in New York Office • Led development team of four to six members in New York and Chicago, providing training, delegating assignments, integrating project modules and managing workflow • Led effort to remodel an online system, while simultaneously supporting the existing one; remodeling resulted in a $1,200,000 of additional revenue to original $3,600,000 contract Client Relationship --------------------------- • Managed a major city client relationship for four years through daily communication and weekly strategic planning meetings • Negotiated project scope and deliverables with the client to ensure meeting demand using available resources • Recommended detailed business strategies to enhance online system used to place over 100,000 students in high school of their choice each year. The project was successful and will be cloned for student placement into middle schools


Post Graduate Diploma

Information Technology Institute

Bachelor of Science

Ain Shams University of Engineering


University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
• Awarded Joseph Wharton Fellowship for outstanding professional and leadership achievements • Selected as a Senior Consultant, Wharton Small Business Development Center (SBDC); 1of 25 selected out of 200 applicants • Awarded Omnicom Communication Fellowship where I served as oral and written communication coach for students enrolled in Management Communication courses. • Completed training on Wall Street financial modeling, valuation, Leveraged buyout (LBO) and Merger & Acquisition (M&A) • Participated in Latin America Global Immersion Program visiting Chile, Argentina and Brazil


Business Strategy
Financial Reporting
Advanced PowerPoint Presentation
Advanced Excel
Web Development
Financial Planning
Leadership Development
Global Management
Problem Solving
Entrepreneurial Skills
Mergers & Acquisitions
Due Diligence
Corporate Development
Executive Management
Project Management
New Business Development
Corporate Finance
Financial Analysis
Business Analysis
Cross-functional Team Leadership
Strategic Partnerships
Management Consulting
Venture Capital
Strategic Planning
Financial Modeling
Business Planning