Michael Ang

Michael Ang

Singapore, Singapore
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Michael Ang

Michael Ang

Singapore, Singapore
Member since August 16, 2016
In Silicon Valley, Michael created pricing & cost models at a Mayfield/USVP-backed venture that sold for $185 million. He joined the Toptal network to work on challenging projects (pricing, performance analysis, etc.) alongside his other endeavors. He has worked with both large corporations at Bain and early stage firms in Silicon Valley & New York. While earning his MBA at MIT, he worked on banking deals at DLJ (Credit Suisse) worth $1 billion+.
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Career Highlights
Academic Highlights
  • University of London (Imperial College)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • University of California at Berkeley
Portfolio
Industry Expertise
  • Technology
Software Expertise
  • IBM SPSS
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Other Expertise
  • Data Visualization
  • Financial Modeling
  • Singapore
  • United States
Employment
  • Managing Director
    IVPL
    2008 - PRESENT
    • Performed pricing and unit economics analyses.
    • Built financial model tying key revenue and cost drivers to financials.
    • Performed market sizing and competitor analyses.
    • Engaged in product development and online marketing.
    • Published a niche marketing blog that has a social reach of 30,000+ professionals to date.
    Focus areas: Social Media Marketing, Business Plans & Model Development, Technology Product Innovation
  • Senior Vice President, Asia
    The NewsMarket, Inc.
    2006 - 2007
    • 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
    Pinger, Inc.
    2006 - 2006
    • Managed wireless application development.
    • Took concept to product in seven months.
    Focus areas: Product Development
  • Director of Application Products
    BeVocal, Inc.
    2000 - 2006
    • Developed business cases, cost models, and product pricing.
    • Led product into the customer self-service market; the business was later acquired for $185M.
    • 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 one-year MS Computing Science program from 2003-2004.
    Focus areas: Pricing Analysis, Product Development
  • Investment Banking Associate (MBA)
    Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette (now Credit Suisse)
    1999 - 1999
    • 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
    Bain & Company
    1996 - 1998
    • 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 complex financial model in a re-engineering project for $3 billion+ telecommunications company.
    Focus areas: New Market Entry, Financial Modeling, Customer Segmentation, Strategic Alliances, Process Re-Engineering
  • Central Banking Officer
    Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
    1995 - 1996
    • Worked in the banking, insurance, and technology departments.
    Focus areas: Regulatory Compliance
  • Company Second-in-Command
    Singapore Armed Forces
    1989 - 1991
    • Served as an officer.
    • Awarded the Sword of Honor as the top officer cadet.
    Focus areas: Leadership
Education
  • MSc in Computing Science
    University of London (Imperial College) - London, UK
    2003 - 2004
  • MBA in Business Administration (Financial Management)
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Cambridge, MA, USA
    1998 - 2000
  • BA with Highest Honors in Economics
    University of California at Berkeley - Berkeley, CA, USA
    1991 - 1995
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