Michael Ang

Michael Ang

Singapore, Singapore
Member since August 16, 2016
An MIT MBA graduate, Michael served large corporations at Bain and helped build new businesses at firms backed by top-tier VCs (Kleiner Perkins, Mayfield, Softbank). He's led pricing work at a Silicon Valley firm acquired for $185 million and joined Toptal to work on challenging business problems. His work has led to the discovery of multimillion-dollar business optimization opportunities and contributed to a client’s multi-fold revenue increase.
Michael is now available for hire
Career Highlights
Education
Industry Expertise
  • Technology
Software Expertise
Other Expertise
Employment
  • Managing Director
    2008 - PRESENT
    IVPL
    • Engaged in technology product innovation and digital marketing.
    • Published a niche marketing blog and has grown its social reach to 40,000+ professionals to date.
    • Performed pricing and unit economics analysis.
    • Performed market sizing and competitor analyses.
    • Built a financial model that tied key revenue and cost drivers to financial projections.
    Focus areas: Social Media Marketing, Business Plans & Model Development, Technology Product Innovation
  • Senior Vice President, Asia
    2006 - 2007
    The NewsMarket, Inc.
    • Led its Asia expansion and tripled revenues in twelve months.
    • Won blue chip clients including Alibaba and Hyundai.
    Focus areas: New Market Entry
  • Senior Product Manager
    2006 - 2006
    Pinger, Inc.
    • Managed wireless application development.
    • Took the concept to product in seven months.
    Focus areas: Product Development
  • Director of Application Products
    2000 - 2006
    BeVocal, Inc.
    • Developed business cases, cost models, and product pricing.
    • Led product into the customer self-service market; the business was later acquired for $185 million.
    • Led the then-largest multi-million dollar product sale in a customer solutions role.
    • Reduced third-party product costs by more than 40% in a business development role.
    • Attended a 1-year MSc computing science program from 2003-2004.
    Focus areas: Pricing Analysis, Product Development
  • Investment Banking Associate (MBA)
    1999 - 1999
    Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette (now Credit Suisse)
    • Performed company valuation, comparable company analysis, and other support for M&A (retail), debt (telco), IPO (satellite), and investment (communications) deals of more than $1 billion.
    Focus areas: Financial Modeling & Valuation, Due Diligence, Comparable Company Analysis
  • Senior Associate Consultant
    1996 - 1998
    Bain & Company
    • Earned the top performance bracket evaluation at Bain.
    • Helped retail, airline, and telco businesses in strategy and implementation projects including new market entry, customer segmentation, and process re-engineering.
    • Managed a complex financial model in a reengineering project for a $3-billion telecommunications company.
    Focus areas: New Market Entry, Financial Modeling, Customer Segmentation, Strategic Alliances, Process Re-Engineering
Education
  • Master of Science degree in Computing Science
    2003 - 2004
    University of London (Imperial College) - London, UK
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Financial Management
    1998 - 2000
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology | MIT - Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Bachelor of Arts degree with highest honors in Economics
    1991 - 1995
    University of California, Berkeley - Berkeley, CA, USA

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