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  1. Justin M.

    Justin M. Agency Contractor

    Project Manager and Squarespace Specialist

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 17

    Driven by a genuine desire to contribute to the global creative community, Justin Raymond Merino founded kulturspace with fifteen years of diverse experiences in management, design and cultural environments in international organisations, he offers clients and collaborators a wealth of knowledge, enthusiasm and creative dexterity. Justin’s education includes Business Management studies at COC, a degree in Design and Visual Communications from the University of Pennsylvania, and in Film & Cinema from the University of London. A strong believer in self-advancement, he also studied Project Management at Pinnacle P.D., Exhibition Design at Node’s Center for Curatorial Studies, and participated in numerous educational programmes at Museum of Modern Art in New York. Spanning over a decade of supervisory practice, Justin’s multifaceted portfolio includes roles such as Operations/Merger Coordinator at Ferguson Enterprises Inc., Facilities Consultant for Warner Music Group, Project Manager within the International Television Department at Warner Bros. Studios, Head Coordinator at LuxeLab & ArtLab, and Facilities Coordinator at Los Angeles Fire Department, amongst others. His responsibilities ranged from overseeing a staff of 40+ people, to managing a US$1billion facilities remodel for Warner Bros. Studios. Justin’s progressive character, innovative ideas and communicational adeptness led to his appointment as Operations and Artist Relations Director at the Manhattan-based Artist Pension Trust in late 2011. His duties included handling of investments and corporate relations with over 700 clients in the UK, Los Angeles and New York, in addition to managing the global Operations and Logistics staff and business development. His hard work and dedication saw his prompt promotion in 2013 to Director General of the newly founded non-profit APT Institute, where he played an integral role in the development of the organisation’s concept, branding and marketing strategies. Justin’s focus now lies on nurturing and expanding kulturspace’s international presence as THE Creative(s) Agency, working with and for creative individuals and organisations to bring their ideas to life. He envisions a future where we’re able to devote ourselves to our individual creative pursuits, enriching our world with artistic, cultural and innovative visions, but doing so with the support of a larger collective - free from the limitations of a traditional brick-and-mortar setup. A native of Los Angeles, Justin Raymond Merino presently collects air miles living and working between Los Angeles, California and Berlin, Germany. Languages: English, ASL and Hebrew.

    Associated with: kulturspace

    $75.00 /hr
    22 hours
    5.00
  2. Adrian N.

    Adrian N.

    Marketing and Business Development Expert

    Germany - Last active: 04/20/2012 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    Visionary, entrepreneurial business strategist with 15+ years of verifiable success steering growth and expansion in the Telecom and IT industry. Brings extensive understanding of critical success factors in strategic marketing, brand creation and management and customer service excellence. Creative, achievement driven marketing specialist with significant online marketing skills. Resourceful, problem solving expertise and business development vision.

    $50.00 /hr
    10 hours
    5.00
  3. Daniel J.

    Daniel J.

    Strategy Consulting Partner, MBA

    United States - Last active: 06/07/2014 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    Managing partner at Connexus Hub, a full service market research and strategy firm that specializes in helping businesses at varying stages that include small businesses, VC backed companies, and federal agencies with sales & marketing strategy development/implementation, market research, and marketing communications. I have over 10 years of experience developing efficient business processes within sales organizations with core expertise in: • deployment of pilot programs with Fortune 500 client companies that have led to international corporate purchase agreements • development of strategic partnerships • sales / market strategy development to target highly regulated industries - federal, public utilities, healthcare, and education sectors. Please refer to connexushub.com for additional info.

    $150.00 /hr
    64 hours
    4.91
  4. Udhaya Naranam

    Udhaya Naranam

    Concept, business plan, marketing, project management, operation suppo

    Malaysia - Last active: 08/01/2012 - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 16

    I have been involved in the banking and financial services specifically for the consumer market related product and services. Since then, more than a decade or so, with a move to the consulting services, I have developed a wider variety of skills support small and large organisation in their start-ups, new product or services and business diversifications. Today, I seek the challenge of bringing all the experiences and achievement to the next frontier, at least for me, the internet. It's the different marketplace and organisations or individual across the globe that offer their unique needs and wants that I seek.

    $111.11 /hr
    20 hours
    4.88
  5. Oz G.

    Oz G.

    Expert in Analytics

    Canada - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    - More than 10 years of experience in turning data into valuable decisions. - Modeling, simulation and optimization expertise - Spreadsheet, mySQL and programming based analysis - Application development expertise in UNIX and Windows environments

    $39.99 /hr
    72 hours
    5.00
  6. Jesse Favre

    Jesse Favre

    Marketing and Business Development Contributor

    United States - Last active: 12/31/2014 - Tests: 1

    I have my MBA and MSW from Washington University in St. Louis. I pride myself in being a "jack of all trades," having held positions in operations, business development, policy, marketing, and education. I currently work as an operations manager for a leading hospital in Seattle, WA. Freelance has been an exciting avenue to stretch myself and gain exposure to different industries. I take great enjoyment in exceeding clients' expectations and always look forward to to the next new challenge.

    $50.00 /hr
    1 hours
    4.99
  7. Laura W.

    Laura W.

    Business Productivity Coach, Mentor, Tutor, Trainer (Lean / Agile)

    United Kingdom - Last active: 09/30/2012 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

    * Do you need assistance turning your ideas into a business? * Are you struggling with how to manage a project successfully from concept to cash? * Are you already running a project and feel like you're surrounded by chaos? I have helped individuals and groups of all sizes to improve their bottom line by reducing the time it takes to move from the birth of an idea to the delivery of business value by applying a fusion of powerful techniques such as Lean & Agile. My objective is to bring my experience, skill and energetic approach to a wider spectrum of people and organisations, such as yourself, by virtually assisting you to achieve your outcomes. And to have a bit o' fun too :)

    $85.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Vikas Sadana

    Vikas Sadana

    MBA, Business Plan & Marketing Consultant

    India - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 4

    Being an MBA and among-st the top 10% of all the Business/Marketing Consultants on Odesk, my aim is to provide Marketing plans, Business plans and other Business Solutions, that would lead to delighted clients. I am also a Business Plan & an Online Marketing Pro helping start-up as well as established businesses raise capital to envisage their vision. My portfolio includes creating Marketing plans & overall Marketing Strategy, Branding, Positioning, Creative Writing, Project Management, CRM Management, Creating Process flows, SMM, Email Marketing, Google Ad-words, Affiliate Marketing etc.. Over the years i have been contributing in projects pertaining to varied industry verticals; Automobile, Software, Mobile applications, Real Estate, Construction, Wellness, Coaching, E-Commerce, Technology, Blogging, Spirituality, Fashion, Apparel, Gaming, Travel & Tourism tops the chart among-st them. You are just a click away from getting a success story created for your dream business. Best, VS

    Groups: StrongMail

    $22.22 /hr
    102 hours
    5.00
  9. Michelle Rojas-Soto

    Michelle Rojas-Soto

    Award-Winning Marketing Expert: Strategy, Research, Execution

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

    ***5-Star Client Feedback, Top 10% Skills Tests, 10+ years delivering Client Success Have my expertise, education and professionalism working for you: I have managed a company, earned an MBA and consulted in Marketing with companies of all sizes, industries and stages of development. My strengths are: * Marketing Strategy for Profit Growth * Marketing Implementation * Forecasting & Budgets * Business Strategy & Business Plans * Social Media Marketing * Market Research * Marketing Assessment & Review I have directed online and offline campaigns, including research-based pricing strategy. I have also written high impact marketing plans, website content, press releases, blogs, newsletters, articles and promotional videos. I am extremely creative and analytical. My past experience includes working with Fortune 500 clients as well as start ups, small businesses and non-profit organizations in the US and Europe.

    $100.00 /hr
    336 hours
    4.90
  10. Andreea A.

    Andreea A.

    Ph.D. in Economics, Market research expert

    Romania - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 3

    In top 5% freelancers at Upwork, I am a professionally trained academic writer, financial analyst and market researcher with three-years Upwork experience and over 2,500 hours worked to design academic articles, research projects, market reports, marketing presentations, business plans, financial analyses and economic studies. I hold a bachelor degree in finance-Specialization "Finance and Banks", a master degree in Economics and a doctorate degree in "Finance" with merit Excellent (2011). I have written 34 articles published in international databases rated journals or published in the volumes of national and international conferences from Romania and abroad (Kavala-Greece, Prague, Hradec Kralove-the Czech Republic (ISI Proceedings indexed), Izmir-Turkey, Tallin-Estonia, Chisinau-Republic of Moldova). I am in Top 10% Market Research test takers at Upwork. I have accomplished numerous research tasks for various companies across the world, as follows: • DwellAware.com (http://www.DwellAware.com), USA: Market research for Residential Real Estate sector • Hankinson Consulting Inc. (Canada): In-depth Market Research in the Real Estate Agent Software Market • Dalberg Global Development Advisors (Switzerland): Research blending facilities around the globe • IdeaMash (Canada): peer-to-peer business counseling project building. • Empire Holdings LLC (USA): Report on the investment environment in Dubai, UAE and China • Stijn Vandersyppe (Belgium): Assist with start-up hedge fund in setting up company structure, legal counseling, develop risk assessment, develop calculation methods for investors, assist in strategically thinking • The Bitsopoulos Company (Greece): Market research to expand into the bakery industry in Angola. • JP LED Lighting Canada (http://www.jpledlighting.com): Market research to expand into the LED bulbs industry in Thailand. • Foreign Investor Research Group USA (http://www.foreignirg.com): Developing of marketing strategy, financial analysis, business plan production. • CloudStaff Australia: Market research on venture capital firms in the US, UK and Australia • Access Legal Search and Research (USA): Research on developing an online clothing and accessories store • Dr. Peter Carter (Canada): Market research and report on the full cost- full benefit of total conversion off fossil fuel energy to clean true renewable energy sources. • Vanloor Vanloor (US): Market research on US hospitals • M.d.C. Technology (Italy): Market research on electronic management solutions for swimming pools Education -Doctorate Degree in Finance with merit Excellent, 2011; -Diploma for participating in the national science writing program included in the project "Doctorate in Excellence Schools- The Evaluation of Research Quality in Universities and Increasing Visibility by Scientific Publications", April 29-30, organized by UEFISCU and the National Government of Romania, 2010; -Master Degree in Economics, 2008; -Jean Monnet permanent course "European monetary and financial integration" Certificate No. 001763, 2006-2007, organized by the Center for European Studies, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iasi, Romania, 2008; -Bachelor of Finance (specialization: Finance and Banks), 2007. Articles published in international databases rated journals (National University Research Council- CNCSIS B+) or CNCSIS acknowledged journals: 2011: The Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanism under Financial Distress. An Overview, Ovidius University Annals, Economic Sciences Series, Vol. XI, Issue 1, (B+), RePEC, DOAJ, Ovidius University Press, pp. 1832-1838, co-author; III. Articles published in the volumes of international conferences from abroad: 2011: Determinants of Romanian Credit Default Swap Spreads in the Context of the European Debt Crisis, Proceedings of The 3rd International Conference Economies of Central and Eastern Europe: Convergence, Opportunities and challenges, Tallin School of Economics and Business Administration of the Tallin University of Technology, Tallin, Estonia, (co-author); 2011: Romania and the Challenges of Economic and Monetary Union: An Overview, Proceedings of the 12th Annual Doctoral Conference of Faculty of Finance and Accounting, Prague, Czech Republic (ISI Proceedings indexed); 2011: Testing for Government Bond Market Integration. The case of the European Union, Proceedings of the 14th International Students’ Conference on Economics, Izmir, Turkey; 2011: Financial Integration of European Money Market: from EMU to the Global Crisis and Beyond, Proceedings of Hradec Economic Days 2011 Economic. Development and Management of Regions, University of Hradec Kralove Publishing House, Czech Republic, ISBN 978-80-7435-101-3, pp. 17-21, (co-author);

    $50.00 /hr
    2,554 hours
    4.87