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  1. Robert Norton

    Robert Norton

    CEO since 1989, Professional Coach, Advisor and Consultant since 2002

    United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    I am new to oDesk but can provide many references from my consulting work since 2002. After 33 years experience and 27 as CEO I can solve ANY business problem! Free diagnosis of your challenge. Call (508) 381-8013 9am-5pm ET - Skilled consultant and change agent – Worked with over 100 companies to analyze and improve process, culture and results since 2002 using OCM, BPM, BI and 3 decades of practical management experience at all levels - Visionary - Achieved $156 million annualized sales within 1 year of product launch creating new market. - Value builder - Generated $1+ billion in total shareholder value in career to date. - Operator - Drove sales from zero to $100 million with 26% pretax profit in 5 years; added $35 million to revenue in 1 year, created continue growth and ROI - Entrepreneurial - Founded three companies, introduced innovative multimedia service, and penetrated 72% of market in 18 months. Launched over 100 products in a dozen product lines and in seven different industries - Rapid learner and adaptor who is an exceptionally creative thinker and innovator - Ran product development skunk-works that created five new business divisions in 5 years which exceeded $20 million in sales each, creating $700 million in value. - Can get up to speed on a business and domains in a fraction of the time of most people AREAS OF EXPERTISE Best Practices & Management Systems to create high-performance teams and cultures in small business. CEO Coaching. Executive Coaching. Strategic Planning Marketing and Business Model Design Process Management Software/Product Life Cycle OCM Venture Funding Web Strategy E-commerce Business Intelligence Branding Market Research Software Development Biz Problem Solving . Experienced in many industries including: Management Consulting, Information Services, Software, Internet/e-Commerce, B2B Services, Health Care, Financial Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services and Personal Development.

    $125.00 /hr
    22 hours
    5.00
  2. Swati P.

    Swati P.

    Expert Business Analyst, CBAP, BA Trainer, Process Improvement, Agile

    India - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 10

    Seasoned Business Analyst, Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®), Business Analysis Trainer and CBAP CCBA Trainer and practicing Process/BPM Consultant with extensive IT/Business experience across global clients from varied industries and size). Experience of working across many parts and cultures across the globe such as the U.S., U.K., India, Germany and Australia. I have trained several batches (individuals or small batches) of students from the US, UK and India. I have also trained large size batches from multinational management consultancy and technology services. My objective is to continue excelling as Senior Business Analyst/Consultant while adding value to my clients during various phases of a project such as: • Extensive interaction with key stakeholders like users, senior leaders and vendor representatives. • Keeping tabs on governance/quality of organization-wide RFPs/requirements from various application domains, while functioning as the lead on requirements management process team • Active participation and contribution in stream leader meetings • Planning and actively participating in various workshops on solution concepts, scope, requirements analysis and detailed level functional requirements, gap analysis and design • BPA (Business Process Analysis) and improvement. Creation of As-Is end-to-end process maps highlighting the key processes, data(domain) models, rules and improvement opportunities • Creation of extensive documentation of requirements (new/enhancements) in the form of data and business process models, dashboard designs, use cases, user interface models (wireframes/mock-ups) or screen definitions, worksheets containing critical information like user groups and performance requirements • Assisting IT staff (including outsourced teams) in technical design, testing strategy, test case reviews/testing/QA. Creation of acceptance tests on behalf of business teams • Active participation in overall project planning, status tracking, document control, traceability and post closure activities • Extensive QA/testing and reviews of partner integration B2B transactions (data) to ensure those are per specs • Creating Message Implementation Guides (MIGs) for various interfaces including critical business processes related to Advance Shipment Notice (ASN/ 3B2) and Milestone updates (3B3)s • Designing client specific BPM Methodology based on industry best practices • Training and mentoring in the area of Business Analysis, CBAP-CCBA exam preparation, BPM/BRMS, Quality guidelines and process expertise. Successfully trained batches in the US, Canada and India • Member of Business Process and Data CoE (Centre of Excellence) team for a top tier client’s eBusiness team Professional Highlights: • Over the past 17 years , I have worked in all stages of SDLC, using different methodologies such as waterfall, agile, incremental. During all these years, I have contributed in wide variety of engagements as Business Analyst. I have in depth knowledge of BABOK framework. • I have specialized expertise in process improvement areas such as Business Process management Systems(BPMS), Business Activity Monitoring (BAM), Business Rules management Systems (BRMS), EAI and B2B based integrations. • I have worked with several US, UK and Australia based MNCs (such as Motorola, Genworth Financial, Capital One, British Telecom to name a few) on various IT engagements. While building my career expertise, I have lived and worked in India, U.S., Australia, U.K. and in Germany. As part of my odesk based consulting I have worked with several diversified clients located across U.S. Canada, Australia, Sweden and Dubai. • I have wide variety of business domain experience such as end to end Supply Chain, Trading, Insurance, Risk, Telecom, Performance Monitoring, in general web based systems, and ERP processes related to Sales, Inventory, Purchase and Logistics. I have also worked in the same role with small scale businesses as well, plus I have experience creating a small b2C online business setup. • Come from very strong technical and engineering background. Primary specialties include cloud computing, SOA and web-services, J2EE, client-server, .NET • I am certified NLP Practitioner from Australia and have skills to train/coach on the same as well. • Last but not the least- I have worked with global teams in completely remote model or partly remote model successfully for almost 5 years altogether. I have managed to do so successfully with regular communication and sharing updates, using remote access tools such as VPN, skype, teamviewer, GotoMeeting, WebEx along with appropriate preparation for the meetings and presentations. And yes, of course with help of great teams I have worked with.

    $45.00 /hr
    1,742 hours
    4.99
  3. Chip J.

    Chip J.

    MBA, PMP, Coach, Mentor

    United States - Tests: 4

    Do you want the freedom to spend more time with family and friends? Travel the world? Live spontaneously? Imagine walking doing a hand stand on the Eiffel Tower, hiking Machu Pichu, swimming in the Glapagos, climbing a Mayan Temple, swimming with sharks, seeing Stonehenge or the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Perhaps go snorkeling Hawai or simply watch the sun set from your favorite place in the world. Together we can realize your full potential by my service offering: consultation, analytical, management and technical services which will increase margins and bolster your performance. In a nut-shell, I help make things happen and dreams come true. Together, we will work closely to understand your exact needs, goals and ambitions. Together, we will discuss the situation and brainstorm potential scenarios until we narrow the field to a working solution. If you require ongoing support, I will be there for you when the time comes to review progress and suggest/implement tweaks as your path or details change. My experiences with business development, government consulting, and the private sector will help you to transition to a career and life you love. Helping people achieve life and business goals is a passion. I have personally earned a lifestyle which has taken me around the world and experience things most will only see in a magazine or television. It is my purpose and goal to help others create a situation for themselves, where they too have this opportunity to live out loud. Additionally, I am well respected and very experienced Change Management Professional, specializing in supporting businesses through changes and effectively managing the impact of the change upon the people within the business. He has been delivering successful projects in organizational change, development and effectiveness for almost 20 years and is noted for developing targeting, insightful and influential multi level communications to facilitate successful change. My work with strategic human resources develops positive transformational impacts across a breadth of HR deliverables, including recruitment, succession planning, learning and organizational development and competency based framework integration for performance, development and talent acquisition approaches. I am a certified lean six sigma black belt, certified in design for six sigma and operational excellence and has delivered on many business improvement and re-engineering projects. Additionally he is a certified project, program and portfolio manager also. PMP and PgMP, and human capital (people) HRM I understand the need to get the best from technology in the workplace and appreciates the need to get the right physical environment to help a smooth business transition. I am the President/Founder of the Positive Change Institute (http://www.positivechangeinstitute.co/) and keen to develop the future integration of the practice of change management through his writings, speaking and other public engagements If you are serious about taking the next step. If you honestly have a burning desire and are ready to do whatever it takes... we need to talk. Coaching & Consulting on a 'as needed' basis and fee is determined on work effort and level of experience needed for the situation. Free for military veterans of any country. I have been fortunate enough to work with serious clients who appreciate value and have grown multimillion dollar companies. I hope to continue this trend and look forward to contributing to like minded and successful business owners who understand what it takes to live the dream.

    $120.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. Michael C.

    Michael C. Agency Contractor

    Operations Manager, Project Manager, Six Sigma Master Black Belt

    Philippines - Tests: 24 - Portfolio: 4

    Recognized throughout my career for being a visionary and innovative leader, leveraging knowledge of reporting, feedback, engagement and planning to significantly increase productivity and achieve targets and long term goals and seeking a position in your company, bringing 12 years of working experience, management and leadership. I will be able to help you with the following: - Operations Management - Project Management - Lean Six Sigma / Process Improvements - Call Center Consulting / Call Center Setup / Campaign Broker - Crowdsourcing & Crowdfunding - Business & Management Consulting - Reporting & Business Analysis - Customer Service, Sales Training & Quality Assurance - Workforce and Scheduling - Admin Setup (Salesforce, Five9, Zendesk, ZohoCRM, etc) - Technical Training & Product Training - Training Modules and eLearning Courses Author - Technical Skills (Level 1 - 3 Tech Support Expert) - Internet Marketing (Adlinkr, Response360, Constant Contact, PureSend etc) - Web Development (Wordpress, Joomla, etc) - Web Design, SEO, Web Hosting, VoIP, Call Center and other services Glad to be of service!

    Associated with: Performance 360 Solutions OLD, Performance360 Solutions Inc

    $22.22 /hr
    7,285 hours
    4.91
  5. Apurva B.

    Apurva B. Agency Contractor

    Expert assistant with 6 years experience

    Australia - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    Hi, I am passionate about assisting and providing quality and timely service at reasonable rates in virtual environment. With 6 years of experience, I am specialist in virtual assistance, data entry/scraping, web research, transcription and admin assistance. I have joined oDesk recently, I provided fast, efficient and accurate services for past 6 years. My clients have acknowledged that I am committed, take feedback greatly and have delivered to expectation in areas: - Virtual assistance: web research, reporting, comparison and advise, email management, business content management and assistance - Admin Support: data entry into MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, web research, forms, leads, document writing - Content Development: E-learning course content development - Web Development: have developed valuable web content for websites - Business Services: provided business analysis and bookkeeping services to small and medium business operators - Transcription: general transcription with 99% accuracy and turn around - Social media: landing page, web forms, emails, updates, SEO, SMM. With developed communication and interpersonal skills, English language skills, patience and educational background I have delivered projects with confidence and professionalism. I'm a good listener, honest, flexible, open-minded, detail-oriented, fast learner and capable of working long hours. I can multitask, able to work in a fast pace environment, independent and highly responsible. I am confident to add value to your project considering my expertise, experience and attitude. I am seeking new opportunities where I can apply my skills and deliver on time and in budget for professional projects.

    Associated with: AB Business Services

    $20.00 /hr
    30 hours
    4.49
  6. Wendy Godfrey-Dean

    Wendy Godfrey-Dean

    Highly Experienced Professional with more than 25 Years Experience

    United States - Tests: 7

    With more than 25 years experience working for fortune 500 companies internationally, I have excelled as a program and project manager. I have done so working directly and contracting for companies such as IBM, Capital One, Marks & Spencer, Wells Fargo, Bank of America. At this time, I am semi-retired but looking for opportunities that can still impact the success of new or ongoing projects or operations. I am extremely talented at writing, communications, team work and marketing. I would be open to discussing any part-time to full-time opportunities that would allow me to make use of my skill set while assisting to make a business successful.

    $22.22 /hr
    17 hours
    5.00
  7. Mary T.

    Mary T.

    Expert Writer-Editor-Proofreader / Financial Services SME

    United States - Tests: 5

    A proven Native English professional looking for an opportunity to assist you by using the knowledge, skills, and abilities developed over a successful 30-year career . I previously performed in highly-visible management and subject matter expert (SME) positions that required research, writing, proofreading, fact checking, and editing technical and non-technical material. I have extensive experience working effectively in a remote environment. I have technical expertise in the bank/financial services industry and a deep and broad understanding of private business, government, and quasi-government activities. Some examples of past responsibilities are: * Authored a monthly column for national trade magazine. * Served as Managing Editor of a bi-monthly corporate newsletter distributed to thousands of clients, industry partners, trade organizations, and federal and state regulators. * Served as singular SME, course development consultant, and newsletter copywriter for a client providing training modules to banks, credit unions, and other financial services companies. This position required distilling convoluted, complex regulatory announcements and publications to straightforward, understandable messages. Applied APA writing standards. * Created and edited written communications to ensure consistency of style, accuracy of content and overall editorial quality. Applied the highest standards of spelling and punctuation and made effective and concise suggestions to improve deliverables. Managed and exceeded expectations for timing and quality of deliverables. Types of written documents included, but were not limited to:  Training modules; Internet websites;  Regulatory summaries;  Federal Reports of Examination (ROE);  Customer service scripts and advertising;  Policies and technical procedures;  Briefs, summaries, and reports to executive management;  Executive presentations; and,  Engagement proposals and contracts.

    $50.00 /hr
    25 hours
    4.82
  8. Ma Cheryll Gavilla

    Ma Cheryll Gavilla

    Business Analyst/Manufacturing Engineer

    Australia - Tests: 1

    A Bachelor of Computer Engineering degree recognised by Engineers Australia, with 6 years' experienced working as a Product Development/Process Engineer and 2 years’ experience as Business Process Analyst. My skills include: Product Development/Process Engineer -Developing technical drawings including work orders, bill of materials and process flowchart to deliver excellent quality of products -Coordinating with Sales, Quality Control and Production department to formulate process improvement and increase productivity -Negotiating with Customers and Suppliers through business meetings Business Process Analyst -Implementing policies and procedures to standardize process -Coordinating and managing requirement definition, Gap Analysis and requirement management across the delivery lifecycle -Executing User Acceptance Testing (UAT) My roles have required technical skills, keen attention to detail and strong communication skills to negotiate with customers and suppliers.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  9. Daisy M.

    Daisy M.

    Communication and Business Specialist

    Thailand

    A career oriented individual who is keen to working in a new corporate environment and able to lead and train future business successors. To be able to travel around the world virtually to aid other citizens of the world realize their respective professional commitments and goals of personal fulfillment. To help organizations realize their sustainable profits and improve their business systems. Was a loyal employee of a European group of companies . Held various positions during the span of career life. Working life started on a middle management level until assigned to an expatriate work in different countries. Likewise, assisted to set up companies and facilities in other countries namely, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh and Thailand. Likewise assigned to Operations in Latin America like Venezuela and Columbia to help in process improvement. The travel around the world in 4 continents have helped in understanding people and the intricacies of human culture As a career oriented individual, with a strong objective to work for new corporate environment and move to new frontiers. Matured experience is a given but not necessarily a hindrance to creating new ideas in diverse environments to suit the ever changing world that continuously evolve. Handled general and operational management of a manufacturing facility for premium outdoor living products supplying hospitality industry Worked for a Non-Government Organization as Program Advisor responsible to review renewable energy project proposals from different countries in the Mekong region for Nordic Foreign funding/grant. Employed as Marketing Manager for a Travel and Lifestyle Magazine with circulation in Thailand, Philippines, Singapore and Malaysia. Lead cost savings projects, process improvements and income-generating initiatives. Special project manager for an island development.

    $11.11 /hr
    123 hours
    0.00