Michael Ang, Pricing Analysis Expert in Singapore, Singapore
Michael Ang

Pricing Analysis Expert in 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


Case studies

Industry Expertise

  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Finance
  • Social Networks
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Apparel & Accessories Retail
  • Software
  • eCommerce

Other Expertise


  • Managing Director

    2008 - PRESENT
    • 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: Product Management, Market Research, Product Development, SaaS, Digital Marketing, Innovation, Technology, Financial Modeling, Social Media Marketing, Market Sizing, Business Strategy, Competitor Analysis & Profiling, Strategy, eCommerce
  • 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: Technology, Growth, SaaS, 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 Management, Technology, United States, SaaS, 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 Strategy, Pricing Models, Pricing Plans, Product Management, Technology, Growth, New Market Entry, Market Research, United States, SaaS, Pricing, Pricing Expertise, Financial Modeling, Product Development, Pricing Analysis, Business Strategy, Market Sizing, Competitor Analysis & Profiling, Strategy
  • 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: 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

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