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Peter Eidelman

Business Consultant

HIGHLIGHTS OF SELECT CLIENT CONSULTING ENGAGEMENTS 


START-UP SOFTWARE COMPANY (PRE-REVENUE)

The venture-backed company focuses on discovering economically beneficial solutions across a subset of the financial industry value-chain, solutions that enable a more efficient, inter-connected fabric throughout an increasingly data-driven market. 

CONSULTANT TO THE COO 

  • Request by COO to prepare the company forecast model and ad hoc analysis 
  • Assist with financing round equity scenarios 
  • Prepare product pricing financial model simulations 


PLATFORM APPLIANCE AND SOFTWARE COMPANY ($800 MILLION IN REVENUE)

The company helps the world’s largest organizations maximize the performance of their networks and applications so they can reach the full potential of their IT investments. The company’s network and application performance platform enables organizations to visualize, optimize, accelerate and remediate the performance of any network for any application. The company addresses performance and visibility holistically with best-in-class WAN optimization, network performance management, application acceleration and enterprise-grade SD-WAN. 

INTERIM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 

  • Reporting to the CEO and Board of Directors, management of the finance function 
  • Managed a successful restructuring reducing annual expense by $90m to increase operating cash flow, during a time of product line transition and revenue stabilization 
  • Transitioned Financial leadership role to Private Equity designated full time leadership team 


BIG DATA SOFTWARE COMPANY ($250 MILLION IN REVENUE)

The company develops, hosts and manages a data fabric software platform, integrates data and applications in real time across modern big data and cloud environments, as well as traditional systems, allowing customer organizations to develop a unified view of their business and customers across organizational and technology silos. The company’s data fabric allows customers in any industry to improve business performance by using their data to create new insights and to automate business processes. 

ADVISOR TO THE CFO 

  • Request by CFO to review and advise during year end SEC reporting period 
  • Assist with year-end financial statements and 10K preparation 


HEALTHCARE SOFTWARE COMPANY ($30 MILLION IN REVENUE)

The healthcare industry is becoming increasingly data-driven, but data is only as powerful as the insights it delivers. The company taps you on the shoulder when there’s something you should know. Automatic Surfacing of Key Patient Information, The company’s Insights is a convenient solution that automatically delivers specific member information at the point and time of care, as soon as you open a patient’s chart within your EHR. Insights makes it easy and effortless for you to identify patients/members that may be experiencing gaps in care or coding, with quality metrics that are specific to each insurer. 

ADVISOR TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

  • Request by Board of Directors to assess company management 
  • Prepare a report on business gaps and opportunities during a CEO management transition 


SOFTWARE COMPANY ($250 MILLION IN REVENUE)

This Silicon Valley-based global provider of the Intelligent Middle Office platform allowing enterprises to automate and optimize their most critical revenue and commercial relationship management processes. The software platform is powered by a hybrid-cloud platform utilizing the most advanced technologies from Salesforce, Microsoft and IBM. Analysts rank their product as the global gold standard for Quote-to-Cash (QTC) and Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) solutions. 

INTERIM BUSINESS & FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 

  • Reporting to the office of the CEO and Board of Directors, management of the finance and legal function 
  • Managed a successful restructuring reducing annual expense by $50m to achieve positive operating cash flow, while maintaining revenue growth over 30% 
  • Lead the legal and financial due diligence activities resulting in a successful acquisition by a Private Equity firm 
  • Transitioned Financial leadership role to Private Equity designated full time leadership team 


TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT SERVICES PLATFORM COMPANY ($40 MILLION IN REVENUE)

The company provides a smart development service combining top developers and designers with artificial intelligence. Software is an essential tool for every business in the world, yet most don’t have access to quality development at a reasonable cost. The company aims to put a software development team in everyone’s pocket. Businesses with access to custom software have thousands of times more leverage than those without. The company is building the largest network of exceptional developers, designers, and product managers and augmenting them with data, artificial intelligence, and a rich working environment. 

INTERIM FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 

  • Reporting to the co-CEOs and Board of Directors, management of the finance function 
  • Guided company leadership thru operating expense control and restructuring to achieve operating break even exiting the fourth quarter, while maintaining over 30% revenue growth 
  • Transitioned role to newly hired CEO’s fulltime CFO 


BATTERY AND POWER SUPPLY COMPANY ($10 MILLION IN REVENUE)

The company is the leader in innovation and delivery of nickel-zinc battery-based uninterruptible power supplies for mission critical applications in Data Centers and Intelligent Transportation and offer batteries for stationary, motive and start-stop applications. 

ADVISOR TO THE CEO 

  • Support CEO with financing alternatives and Advise on company financing presentation 
  • Customer engagement negotiation strategy and agreement review support  

San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA


Work Experience

Apr 2019 - Present

Advisor / Consultant
Self Employed


Education

May 2005 - Aug 2005

University of Pennsylvania
Business

May 1989 - Sep 1991

Bentley College
Business

Sep 1984 - Jun 1988

BA
University of Massachusetts
Business Administration Accounting

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