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.
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: United States, Comparable Company Analysis, Due Diligence, Valuation, Financial Modeling
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: Data Analysis, Growth, Due Diligence, Business Consultants, Market Research, Management Consulting, Process Improvement, Re-engineering, Partnerships, Customer Segmentation, Financial Modeling, New Market Entry, Business Strategy, Market Sizing, Business Services, Competitor Analysis & Profiling, Strategy
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