Jack is a former McKinsey Partner and Carlyle Group Principal with 30 years of international experience. He has been President, CFO, or COO of 2 Carlyle companies and 4 others. He is a finance, strategy, and operations expert with deep experience in telecom, financial services, data centers, and manufacturing. Jack enjoys freelancing because it allows him to work on a wide-variety of issues for companies of all sizes and many industries.
Led the strategy, performance improvement, and regulatory projects for multi-national companies and governments throughout the world.
Served as an economic advisor to the Brazilian Minister of Telecommunications for the re-regulation and privatization of Telebras. Developed pricing and investment models that led to regulatory framework, which tripled Brazilian teledensity in less than 5 years.
Built a comprehensive interactive pricing model for 3 competing grades of fiber-based packaging as key input to paper mill investment decision.
Served as an advisor to Ecuador's Minister of Finance during 1999 currency crisis. Built banking industry models which demonstrated system-wide insolvency and the impending liquidity crisis.
Focus areas: Financial services, Telecommunications, Consumer Products, Retail, Pulp and Paper
1984 - 1986
Conceived and executed a statistical product design approach that reduced yield loss by 80%.
Isolated a failure mechanism in a critical component—leading to redesign that reduced component cost by more than 50%.
Focus areas: Six Sigma, Plant Floor Productivity, Microelectronics Manufacturing
Master of Business Administration (MBA) in General Management and Finance
Harvard Business School - Boston, MA, USA
1986 - 1988
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Material Science