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Due Diligence and Interim Management for M&A and Venture Investors

  

bulletM&A integration for a billion-dollar gaming industry merger
Participated in cross-company MIS strategy sessions during pre-closing period. Analyzed technology and personnel assets, synergy opportunities, and cost centers. Advised executives on viability of proposed ERP (enterprise resource planning) program.

  

bulletTechnology leadership for Facebook social gaming start-up
As CTO of online game based on live sporting events, architected a cloud computing infrastructure to minimize cost and time-to- market while ensuring scalability and adaptability. Analyzed make vs. buy decision for custom computational engine. Oversaw open source software development through Beta rollout. Designed on-demand server provisioning with managed service provider.

  

bulletTrading System Launch and Capital Raising
Acting CIO of a global syndicated loan trading system and information portal. Member of executive team coordinating technology and business strategy. Led technical execution from conception to launch. Presented system to global brokerage firms and potential strategic investors. Designed and rolled out auction-based trading architecture using Internet technologies and security certificates. Managed integration with third-party developers and hosting services. Established technical and marketing alliances with trading partners. Defined revenue sharing, cross-marketing and data exchange agreements with S&P and other research suppliers.   Implemented and tested quality control, security, backup and disaster recovery procedures.

  

bullet M&A Advisory Services
Evaluated potential acquisition targets, strategic fit and capital raising alternatives for wireless division of a NASDAQ global telecommunications company.

  

bulletMerger Strategy and Support
Worked with principals of privately-owned software development firm to evaluate potential partners and explore financing options.  Represented firm during M&A process, advising on business, technology and capital structures.

  
bulletVenture Capital Due Diligence
Performed detailed market strategy and technical due diligence for a $100M+ early-stage fund on potential insurance services and hospitality industry software investments and existing portfolio companies. Reviewed business strategies and financial models, and validated existing and future technology and operational plans.

  

bulletDue Diligence and Integration Management
Managed due diligence and integration to enable successful 400% growth through nine acquisitions for the Broadband Division of a public telecom corporation. Coordinated reports for the CEO and Board, analyzing operational, organizational, and market impact of potential transactions. Managed integration to achieve 400% divisional growth with increased total revenues. Implemented methods to maximize profits and cross-sales.

  

bulletGlobal M&A Strategy Support
Assisted the business development executive of a public UK-based chemicals manufacturer to develop and implement global M&A strategy. Provided support in developing financial models, negotiating process terms, and preparing Board presentations to communicate goals and status of initiatives.

  

bulletAcquisition Program and Communications
Developed acquisition program encompassing internal roles and requirements and external market analysis for the Executive Committee of a national financial services partnership. Developed communications to present and promote acquisition procedures within the firm and to target companies, including the compensation and cultural impact of integration.

  

  

   

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