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Strategy Consulting for Sustainable Value

Toptal’s world-class strategy consulting services help companies accelerate growth and realize sustained value creation with winning strategies delivered by best-in-class strategy consultants.
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Gustavo Pinto Guimaraes

Team Leader

Featured Full Team of Strategy Consultants

Gustavo Pinto Guimaraes

Strategy Consultant

Gustavo is an expert in management consulting with extensive experience working with digital native tech companies and retail, energy, and telecom corporations. He combines strong analytical, abstract thinking, and problem-solving skills with a remarkable capacity to intersect strategic, product, and commercial perspectives.

Previously at

McKinsey & Company

Management Experience

14+ Years

David Morris

Finance Expert

David is a seasoned professional with over a decade-long record of helping clients deliver exceptional results, including advising Facebook's initial public offering (IPO) and acquisitions of WhatsApp, Instagram, and Oculus. His background includes working at McKinsey & Company as their consumer and retail practices lead and now as a strategy lead at the largest food company in North America. David joined Toptal to continue advising clients to solve some of the most challenging problems.

Previously at

Previously at

Management Experience

13+ Years

Barbara Close

Strategy Consultant

Barbara has collaborated with CXOs in diverse industries for 20+ years. From developing growth strategies, valuing strategic options, and advising on equity investments, she's an expert in commercial due diligence, market assessments, and operational excellence. A mechanical engineer and Kellogg MBA, Barbara has held senior roles at PwC, Ingersoll Rand, and Tyco International and impacted clients such as Nike, ADT, Frito-Lay, and Kraft, plus middle-market operations and PE investors.

Previously at

PWC

of Experience

36+ Years

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OUR SERVICES

Strategy Consulting

Whether defining a clear corporate vision, assessing today and tomorrow’s digital opportunities, or creating a growth strategy to realize competitive advantages, Toptal’s strategy consultants enable clients to make the right decisions for sustained value creation.

Corporate Strategy

Realize your company’s vision, strategic objectives, and actionable plans for achieving them with Toptal’s Corporate Strategy Consulting.

Business Model Strategy

Identify where to play in the market and how to innovate your business model with Toptal's Business Model Strategy services.

Growth Strategy

Define new growth hacking and go-to-market strategies to accelerate revenue growth with Toptal's Growth Strategy Consulting services.

Profit Turnaround / Restructure

Restabilize from operational and financial deficits, and create scalable transformation with Profit Turnaround / Restructure methodologies.

Business & Digital Transformation

Deploy powerful solutions to transform your company’s future course with new strategies for operations, people, systems, and processes.

Market Research

Use quantitative and qualitative research experts to derive market insights and better understand your customers.
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Toptal delivers leading strategy consulting services through its diverse talent network and flexible delivery models. We implement the right skills at each project phase, blending expertise from various roles for seamless execution.
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Dave Mayer
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Delivery Manager

Dave is a Toptal Delivery Manager with a focus on data engineering projects. He's led support and development teams to multimillion-dollar successes and has transitioned professional service teams to Agile methodology. His expertise in data engineering ensures project deliveries are both innovative and exceptional.

Previously Managed Client

Technology Experience

15+ Years

Akshay Sharma
Akshay Sharma
Verified Expert in Finance
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20+ Years

of Experience

Business Development Consultant

Akshay is an entrepreneur, executive, and management consultant focused on solving key business problems. As a technology strategy executive, he has worked with Fortune 500 organizations on data platforms, AI, machine learning, and launching data products. Akshay has a proven track record in bringing products to market and managing technical, operational, and financial risks.

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Fabian Raum
Fabian Raum
Verified Expert in Finance
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11+ Years

of Experience

Growth Strategy Consultant

Fabian is a seasoned consultant who has been building growth strategies for SaaS, FMCG, and service companies, as well as for his own ventures for 11+ years. His fields of expertise include market research, financial analysis, omnichannel marketing, and outbound and inbound sales strategy. Fabian combines his full-stack programming skills with his entrepreneurial acumen to drive results as he enjoys helping businesses plan, analyze, and expand their operations.

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Ruyi Jiang
Ruyi Jiang
Verified Expert in Finance
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13+ Years

of Experience

Strategy & Operations Consultant

A Brown graduate with an MBA from Emory, Ruyi has 13 years of tier 1 consulting experience across strategy, transformation, and M&A in Australia and the US (New York). She has developed a GTM strategy for Origin.

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Desmond McKenzie
Desmond McKenzie
Verified Expert in Finance
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28+ Years

of Experience

Growth Strategy Consultant

Desmond is a change and transformation leader experienced across a range of industries. For more than two decades, he's architected and guided change initiatives for corporations, governments, higher education, and nonprofits. This work involves processes and technologies, but at the core, people are those who determine project success or failure. Desmond brings field-proven methods and tools to help senior leadership, program directors, and project teams achieve success.

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Francesco Castellano
Francesco Castellano
Verified Expert in Finance
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16+ Years

of Experience

Management Consulting Expert

Francesco has 16+ years of experience in finance, consulting, business management, and sustainability. Throughout these years, he has worked on more than 20 projects as a consultant at Bain & Company and launched Uber operations in Turin, Italy. Lately, he has founded Tondo, an organization spreading circular economy concepts, and Tondo lab, a company driving the implementation of clean and circular innovations. Francesco is passionate about innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Arvind Kumar
Arvind Kumar
Verified Expert in Finance
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10+ Years

of Experience

Growth Strategy Consultant

Arvind is a consultant with more than ten years of experience, including KPMG Global Strategy Group, Goldman Sachs, and EY across the Middle East, America, India, and Europe. He has delivered 30+ projects, including growth strategies and business plans; M&A and financial analyses; pitch decks; and go-to-market, branding, and digital strategies. Arvind has a demonstrated track record in planning and delivering complex transformations ranging from $2 million to $1 billion. He holds an MBA from HEC Paris.

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How to Work with Toptal for Your Strategy Consulting Needs

Toptal matches you directly with global consulting leaders from our network in hours—not weeks or months.

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Talk to a Strategy Consulting Lead

A leader from our team will work with you to understand your goals, business needs, and team dynamics.
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Get the Perfect Solution

From full end-to-end delivery to team augmentation—choose the best model for your business and project needs.
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The Right Fit, Every Time

Work with Toptal’s Strategy Consulting team on a trial basis (pay only if satisfied), ensuring that your needs are ultimately met.

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Pricing Strategies for Success: A Practical Guide

Pricing strategy is one of the most important functions that any business engages in. Prices are a foundational element of a company's revenues—If managed carefully, they can generate high profits and consequently cash. But setting prices appropriately is tricky, and when mistakes are made, companies suffer. In this article, Toptal Finance Expert Dalibor Pajic draws on his 15+ year career in corporate finance to outline seven practical examples of when pricing strategy plays a crucial role, with the aim of illustrating how pricing decisions can be approached in different situations. Pending

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Dalibor Pajic

Dalibor Pajic

Verified Expert in Finance
Dalibor is a CFO with over 15 years of experience in corporate finance, investment management, pricing management, and business development.

Previously at

Lafarge

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