I have a wide background in business plans and models, nonprofits, marketing, legal issues, business development, contract negotiation, strategic alliances, and international/domestic sales channel management in the software/high tech industry. I have a number of years of entrepreneurial experience with knowledge of a number of different markets and a strong sense of customer's needs. I was an Assistant Professor of Business at a small college most recently. Evaluating and refining business models and reviewing business plans are a specialty. I know how to help you evaluate your target market and determine the characteristics ;of your target customers. I will advise you on how to structure product and/or service offerings for a successful business. In addition,I can help you determine the best means to deliver the product and/or service in a cost effective manner using a variety of channels; both direct and indirect. I consulted with inventors evaluating the commercial feasibility of markets and product development for a variety of patents. I was the COO of a fixed wireless broadband company focused on the Caribbean market. I was the VP of Business Development at a software industry non profit. I co-founded two software based startups: one was a supplier of tactical weather systems to the US military and international markets and the other a data acquisition measurement company for manufacturers. I have worked with several non profit organizations and have been on the board of a regional economic development agency. I am currently a trustee for a local college.
I can help you in a wide range of areas but my specialties are listed below
* Marketing and marketing segmentation * Strategy * Business models and business plans
* Legal issues
* New product development
* Internet research
* Non Profit