Kenny Jackel, Finance Expert in Bangkok, Thailand
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Kenny Jackel

Verified Expert  in Finance

Management Consulting Expert

Location
Bangkok, Thailand
Toptal Member Since
October 5, 2022

Kenny has been helping companies expand over the past 20 years while working as a CEO, COO, and managing director. He has been instrumental in finding creative solutions to advance company objectives and has singlehandedly secured over $300 million in new business since 2015. Kenny has worked with WGC International, Ninety Plus Coffee, and InBEV Thailand on financial structure and strategy, technical consulting, retail franchising, and distribution. He enjoys freelancing for select companies.

Career Highlights

CEO
WGC International

Case Studies

Work Experience

Director of Business Development

2023 - PRESENT
Fico Corporation
  • Controlled multi-million dollar design and construction projects in various sectors of the company's business platforms, including hotels, entertainment venues, and manufacturing plants.
  • Led teams of consultants in long-term project plans.
  • Managed financial budgets and operational goals.
  • Set to open 15 venues, with five separate development teams, in 2023.
Focus areas: Project Development, Financial Modeling, Management, COO, Business Planning, Chief Operations Officer (COO), Data Analytics, Company Strategy, Organizational Design, Team Management, Business Transformation, Leadership

CEO

2009 - PRESENT
WGC International
  • Oversaw the regional expansion of the company's core technical consulting business to the UAE, Qatar, Singapore, Vietnam, and the Philippines. Set up regional offices and remotely hired and managed staff in each location.
  • Created advanced technical solutions for various government, hospitality, and private business sector projects. Combined the technical know-how and business sensibilities to help clients make informed business decisions.
  • Secured loyal customers by providing consultation and helping reduce technology investment risks. Created a positive corporate culture that our customers appreciated.
  • Managed multicultural teams across company offices before remote work became popular.
  • Built the company's reputation and was crucial in securing many landmark projects.
  • Developed and closed long-term high-value projects.
  • Acted as the point of contact for key stakeholders.
Focus areas: Infrastructure, New Business Development, Logistics & Supply Chain, Data Research, New Products, Fundraising, Pitch Decks, Technical Analysis, Technical Product Management, Business Setup, Data Transformation, Cryptocurrency, Sales Growth, Change Management, Project Leadership, Operations Management, Construction, Private Equity, Growth Strategy, Legal Analysis, SWOT Analysis, Budgeting, Marketing, Business Strategy, Growth Strategy Consultants, IT, Expansion, Team Leadership, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), System Implementation, Research, Startup Funding, Forecasting, Investment Presentations, Early-stage Venture Capital, Operations, Market Research, Competition Research, Competitive Analysis, App UI, Apps, User Interface (UI), Software Design, Market Research & Analysis, Business Operations, Go-to-market Strategy, Go-to-market Plans, Business Models, Business Modeling, Pricing Models, Pricing, Pricing Strategy, Business Research, Business Analysis, Competitive Intelligence, GAP Analysis, Management Consulting, Business Planning, Chief Operations Officer (COO), Organizational Strategy & Design, TOM, Data Analytics, Company Strategy, Organizational Design, Team Management, Business Transformation, Leadership

Managing Director

2020 - 2021
InBEV Thailand
  • Signed an international contract for InBEV to open 45 locations across 11 countries, including coffee experience centers and B2C and B2B businesses for high-end coffee production.
  • Orchestrated a complete program of modular buildout for high-level retail stores and created presentation decks, financial models, business plans, and project plans.
  • Created and maintained detailed project plans that included internal and OEM product development, architectural plans, brand standards, and the development of corporate point-of-sale IT infrastructure that can complete data analytics.
Focus areas: New Products, Distribution Management, Interim CFO, Due Diligence Consultant, Direct Marketing, Market Risk, Global Banking, IT, Business Technology, Knowledge Transfer, Data Transformation, Go-to-market Optimization, Public Speaking, Finance, Blockchain, Marketing Leadership, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Budgeting, SWOT Analysis, Marketing, Legal Analysis, Business Strategy, Growth Strategy Consultants, Growth Strategy, Operations Management, Sales Growth, Business Setup, Team Leadership, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Research, Startup Funding, Sports, Marketing Mix, Forecasting, Investment Presentations, Early-stage Venture Capital, Alternative Investments, Operations, Productivity Improvement, Market Segmentation, Apps, Market Research & Analysis, Business Operations, Fundraising, Pitch Decks, Go-to-market Strategy, Go-to-market Plans, Business Models, Business Modeling, Pricing Models, Startups, New Product Rollout, Product Launch, Pricing, Pricing Strategy, Competitive Analysis, Business Research, Business Analysis, Customer Research, Competitive Intelligence, Management Consulting, Business Planning, Management, Organizational Strategy & Design, TOM, Data Analytics, Company Strategy, Organizational Design, Team Management, Leadership, Business Proposals, Food & Beverage, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), CPG

COO

2018 - 2020
Ninety Plus Coffee
  • Oversaw the development of a new franchise model for an innovative coffee retail business that connects the producer to the market concept.
  • Built partnerships, created contracts, signed business partners, and managed the brand's expansion worldwide.
  • Drove the retail concept development for the company brand.
  • Created legal contracts, operational manuals, brand standards, and architectural concepts.
Focus areas: New Business Development, Corporate Development, Expansion, Financial Modeling, Franchises, COO, Pitch Presentations, Market Research, Go-to-market Strategy, Go-to-market Optimization, Public Speaking, Public Relations (PR), Pricing, Growth Strategy, Business Strategy, Marketing, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Marketing Leadership, Budgeting, SWOT Analysis, Growth Strategy Consultants, Operations Management, Cryptocurrency, Sales Growth, Team Leadership, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), System Implementation, Research, Forecasting, Investment Presentations, Early-stage Venture Capital, Alternative Investments, Operations, Productivity Improvement, Market Segmentation, App UI, Business to Consumer (B2C), User Empathy, Market Research & Analysis, Business Operations, Fundraising, Pitch Decks, Go-to-market Plans, Business Modeling, Pricing Models, New Product Rollout, Product Launch, Pricing Strategy, Competitive Analysis, Business Research, Business Analysis, Customer Research, Competitive Intelligence, Management Consulting, Business Planning, Management, Organizational Strategy & Design, TOM, Data Analytics, Company Strategy, Organizational Design, Team Management, Leadership, Business Proposals, Food & Beverage, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), CPG
1997 - 1999

Bachelor's Degree in Composition

Berklee College of Music - Boston, MA, USA

1993 - 1996

Bachelor's Degree in Communications

SUNY New Paltz - New Paltz, NY, USA

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