Incubated and launched new ventures & business pilots by conceptualizing effective strategies and forging partnerships. Led innovations that improved revenue streams, working with startups, global companies and non-profit organizations. Helped startup companies become "investor ready" by focusing their value proposition and the documents to be presented to potential investors. Made introductions to investors and to key organizations that led to strategic alliances.Delivered Results:
- Developing strategy - for example, on business value propositions, branding, and investor offering documents [500house.org, Angaza Design.com], and on financing & Intellectual Property for a software company focusing sales in Emerging Markets [oneroof.com]
- Supporting the launch of new companies, businesseslines and financing vehicles - Providing management support and mentoring to help launch startups with product focuses on: "green" products [www.befootprintfree.com], finance, IT, energy, and affordable housing.
- Delivering best practice research on environmental sustainability - for major Italian companies such as FIAT and Telecom Italia - to help shift culture, manufacturing practice, supply chain, and to engage stakeholders, and generate a stronger brand value. [osif.it]
- Leading organizational change initiatives - such as for major US governmental agency responding to global disasters. Built performance management system and institutionalized it, including facilitating the thorny process of introducing the related culture change.
- Successfully raising funds for companies [leftbraindga.com] and nonprofits