Expertise

 
Venture Capital
Start-Up
Management Consulting
Investment Banking
Hedge Fund
Corporate Strategy

Languages Spoken

 
English
Russian
$78.9K

Total Earnings

2

Avg Response Time

5

Jobs Completed

503

Total Hours Logged


Experience

 
 
Corporate Strategy
Switchboard Consulting - Managing Partner
01/2017 - Present
I help organizations solve their highest leverage problems. My previous engagements include:

1. Led strategy team in merger of $800M entertainment equipment leasing business, as well as Chapter 11 proceedings
2. Built an industry leading cryptocurrency hedge fund from concept to scale
3. On-demand pitchbook specialist for a digital advertising firm
4. Completed transformation and implementation for an independent pharmacy increasing profit by 3x

 
Hedge Fund
Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund - Interim COO
08/2017 - 05/2018
Built an industry leading cryptocurrency hedge fund featuring two best-in-class investment products, while undertaking COO, CFO, and Chief Compliance Officer roles and leading end-to-end fund formation process. I also led fundraising raising several million dollars under management and $1M in equity financing. In that time, I developed a reputation as an industry thought leader with 2-3 speaking engagements per month. Completed exit to start new venture.

 
Venture Capital
Anderson Venture Accelerator - Venture Advisor
01/2017 - 09/2017
Created and implemented infrastructure for inaugural accelerator program at UCLA Anderson. Our goal was to graduate more businesses out of UCLA. We completed two cohorts across diverse verticals – ed-tech, VR, rideshare, apparel, real estate, food tech – bringing 100% of companies (at various stages) to product and paying customers. Two teams graduated to accredited accelerator acceptance and three teams closed angel/venture funding (out of 11 total).

 
Start-Up
Nopical.com - Founder / CEO
06/2015 - 03/2017
Nopical.com is your newsfeed on steroids. I built this company up from the concept stage, led all phases of product development, completed a summer accelerator, acquired over 20,000 MAU through organic growth, and pitched SXSW and LAUNCH Fest. At peak, I actively managed six remote developers, both front-end and back-end, all whom I trained in agile product development.

 
Management Consulting
Credibility International - Consultant
04/2014 - 08/2015
Credibility Consulting is a full-service forensic accounting firm providing expert financial opinions/reports in domestic and international business disputes involving breach of contract, forensic investigations and insolvency. At Credibility, I became an expert at utilizing various valuation methods paired with thorough financial reporting analysis to create a high-quality and value maximizing work product for clients.

 
Investment Banking
Citigroup - Associate
07/2010 - 08/2013
As part of the Citi Investment Banking division, I led a Global Business Management team covering hundreds of Fortune 500 companies across Consumer, Healthcare and TMT industry verticals. I worked cross-functionally - for example, leading development teams to build new CRM tools, leveraging analytical tools like Business Objects, CapIQ, and Factset to build detailed decks for client and internal meetings that evaluated YoY growth, market share opportunities, and client coverage (>$1Bn).