Paul Smart

Education

Education
2008 - Present

MBA

Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
  • GMAT: 730
  • Merit scholarship recipient
  • Technology Club Co-Chair
  • Microsoft Case Competition finalist

Work History

Work History
2004 - 2008

Senior Associate

http://www.kpmg.com

Led 17 projects to success for 13 clients in 6 states; worked with 70 different colleagues

  • Directed the nation’s largest insurance guarantee association through software implementation project
    • Co-managed team of 30 client personnel and 5 vendor teams through 3 concurrent project streams
    • Developed revised implementation strategy to reduce data conversion time by 77%
  • Managed team of 8 in constructing 1,150 process flow diagrams in 3 weeks for $25B electronics company
    • Collaborated with teams in Japan, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Poland, England, Mexico
    • Upon successful completion, client awarded additional projects worth over $1M
  • Headed Sarbanes-Oxley compliance initiatives for eight clients, including Fortune 500 companies
    • Managed multiple concurrent engagements with teams varying from 2 to 15
    • Performed quality assurance reviews of staff work, coaching junior staff where necessary
  • Developed enterprise-wide strategies for nation’s largest healthcare payer organization ($57B) and large professional services firm ($17B, 18,000 employees)
    • Performed executive-level interviews, business case development, risk analysis, financial modeling , competitive benchmarking, primary/secondary research
    • Argued a contrarian view to team for a no-go decision; recommended successfully to client Executive Vice Chair

Achievements

  • Highest rated employee, recognized with “spot bonuses” 10 times in three years
  • One of 12 handpicked to join national-level strategy group under Americas Lead Partner
  • Only non-manager selected as lead trainer for global rollout of new firm-wide methodology; delivered course in Mexico City to personnel from five countries
  • Authored section of methodology materials presented in the Netherlands at international partner training
  • Evaluated and recommended candidates for hire; coached and managed junior staff
2003 - 2004

Test Enigneer Intern

http://www.novell.com

  • Teamed with full-time employees to launch new version of flagship “NetWare” product
2001 - 2001

Knowledge Management Intern

LG Electronics

  • Selected into program to revamp company intranet; conducted business in Korean

Summary

I'm a second-year MBA student at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth with a background in technology and a passion for analytical marketing and web monetization.

Interest

  • Lived in Germany, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam; travelled to 12 countries, 36 states; speak fluent Korean
  • Founded and led ESL classes as community service; still operating ten years later
  • Latest adventures: sleeping in a bamboo hut in jungles of northern Thailand; kayaking along limestone cliffs in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam; milking a goat and feeding sheep on a farm in Pennsylvania
  • Interests: improvising on the piano, blogging, reading the latest business books, online TV

Skills

Skills

Market research

Industry analysis Competitor analysis Market opportunity analysis  

Database marketing

Lifetime value calculations Factor analysis Disciminiant analysis Conjoint analysis Cluster analysis Logistic regressions Neural nets

Certifications

Certifications

Six Sigma Green Belt

Thayer

Network+

CompTIA

Certified Information Systems Auditor

ISACA