Scroll To View More
Akshay Srivastava

Akshay Srivastava

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Member since September 17, 2016
Akshay has significant experience in VC and finance. He specializes in fund raising (multi-million $ Series B), feasibility studies ($100M+ investment), budgeting, financial planning, pricing, cost optimization, and ERP systems (finance process design). He works as a freelancer because it allows him to consult on a wide range of projects while traveling. He is on the board of two seed stage startups in the travel and transportation sectors.
Akshay is now available for hire
Career Highlights
Case studies
Industry Expertise
  • eCommerce
  • Energy
Software Expertise
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Other Expertise
  • Business Strategy
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Financial Modeling
  • Valuation
  • COO
    2014 - 2016
    • Developed company strategy and business model to optimize cost to acquire customer (CAC) and lifetime value (LTV).
    • Rolled out NetSuite ERP system to facilitate finance, customer care, logistics, procurement, supply chain, and inventory.
    • Transitioned financial statements from QuickBooks to NetSuite (Oracle) Cloud based ERP system.
    • Developed short-term and long-term budget and financial forecast.
    • Developed financial model for pre-IPO fund raising and valuation purposes.
    Focus areas: Cost Benchmarking, Cost Reduction and Optimization, Financial Process Design, ERP
  • Senior Consultant
    2012 - 2014
    A.T. Kearney
    • Conducted a feasibility study on the design of a logistics terminal facility for a new industrial city.
    • Conducted a feasibility study and developed a 35-year business and financial model for a port authority for the development of a liquid bulk products storage facility by determining market size, market share, liquid bulk product flows, competition, revenues, and fixed and variable costs.
    • Conducted due diligence on a oil & gas services company for a potential acquisition; including market, competitive analysis, and business model development.
    • Developed a market entry strategy for an Asian national oil company to enter the Middle East retail transportation fuel market by creating a business and marketing plan as well as financial model.
    • Designed and implemented a shared services entity including operating and internal cost model, organization structure, manpower, and business process design for a petrochemical company.
    Focus areas: Valuation, Due Dilligence, Market Research, Business Plan Development, Cost Reduction and Optimization, Feasibility Studies
  • Partner
    2010 - 2012
    LBS Consulting Team
    • Developed a M&A growth strategy by screening over 6,000 companies for a Fortune 500 food company recommending 26 companies with revenues less than £5M across UK & Ireland for potential acquisition.
    • Developed an investment thesis for an EU VC to invest in energy efficiency for maximum risk-adjusted returns.
    • Developed a LNG terminal development strategy for an O&G Super Major in the Australian NW Shelf analyzing competitors, access to pipelines, natural gas reserves, CapEx and Opex costs, and potential markets.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions, Investment Analysis
  • Program Manager
    2006 - 2010
    General Electric
    • Prepared a market entry strategy and financial model to secure $1.5M of seed investment for R&D purposes.
    • Developed production and sourcing strategy for portfolio of distribution automation systems.
    • Negotiated a JV for a portfolio of Smart Grid products with projected revenues of $80M.
    Focus areas: Revenue & Expense Projections, Project Execution, Budgeting
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance, PE, & VC
    2010 - 2012
    London Business School - London, UK
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification (CSSGB) in Cost Optimization
    2008 - 2009
    General Electric Inc. - Toronto, Canada
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
    2001 - 2006
    McGill University - Montreal, Canada
I really like this profile
Share it with others