Lance A Thompson

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Phoenix, AZ

Languages:English

How I can help you

My business motto: “Delivering meaningful business results aligned with strategy, culture and risks - with leadership focused on people and customers."
   - Functional background in strategic business planning, marketing, finance, operations, supply chain    
     management, information systems, and R&D
  - Cross-industry experience and expertise in technology, manufacturing, financial services, retail, business consulting, distribution, transportation, energy, and others
  - Practical knowledge: best business practices, enterprise models, methodologies
  - Personal qualities:  character, competence, chemistry, and commitment

Most recent experience is with all aspects of entrepreneurship and innovation. Assisted with business feasibility determination, business planning, product/service innovation, technology commercialization, marketing programs, financial projections and focused implementation roadmaps for major business activities using both lean startup and modern management best business practices.  Has expertise with startup and early growth companies in all areas of the business model.  Significant involvement with Arizona State University (ASU) startup and growth companies working with professors and students teams.  This include ASU SkySong companies (Edson, Arizona Furnace, accelerators); ASU professors in the science and engineering colleges; and student entrepreneurial teams in biomedical engineering, graduate multi-discipline engineering and business.

Over 30 years experience as a Management Consultant and Corporate Controller in the private and public sectors.  Provided consulting services in the areas of  business planning, finance, cost management, marketing, operations, supply chain management, construction projects,  government contractors, activity-based performance management, quality management, cultural change management, information systems & technology, program/project management, shared  services and leadership and teamwork.

Lance mentors on Fridays between 9:00 - 1:00 at the ASU SkySong location in Scottsdale.

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