Change Management & Organizational Design
The adaptation and transformation of organizations to become more competitive, innovative, and sustainable. 
Organizational Transformation //  Corporate Risk  // Operations Efficiency // Sustainability // Business Assessment
 
Environmental Defense Fund | Sealed Air - Climate Corps Program

 

Description: Project to build a strategic plan to implement significant energy, water, and waste reduction measures across their global manufacturing facilities.

Role: Led strategy behind energy, water and waste efficiency projects that could save $200,000+ per plant and reduce energy needs by 40%+ despite a 50% increase in production.

Creative Process: Adapting energy efficiency audit process to waste and water efficiency. Implementing new technologies in non traditional aspects of the production supply chain. Implementing innovative financing models.

Objectives: Reduce manufacturing facility energy consumption by 30% despite 50% increase in production. Create plan to replicate assessment across all manufacturing facilities.

Outcome: Save $200,000+ per plant and reduce energy needs by 40%+ despite a 50% increase in production.

 
Telecom Industry Change Management

Business Unit Spin-Off

 

Description: Scenario analysis to assess and recommend plan for Fortune 500 Telecom Business unit: potential sale, spin-off, or reorganization.

Role: Conducted financial carve-out, operational due diligence, and organizational design for potential outcome scenarios.


Outcome: The imminent standardization of technologies in the telecom sector made certain parts of this business unit obsolete for commercial purposes. However, for creating a secure closed-loop communication system, it could be an attractive solution. Our primary recommendation was to consider selling the technology assets of that business unit to a defense firm, and integrate the remaining parts of the business unit into the larger firm.

Organizational Design of Global Telecom Corporation

Description: Restructuring of global telecom firm to reduce operational inefficiencies due to acquisitions, technological change, and business climate.


Role: Assessed North American operations, designed a restructuring of the group, and recommended IT, operational, and organizational modifications.

 

Operations Design for Merger of Two Major US Telecom Corporations

Description: Organizational and operational design of merger of two major US telecom firms.


Role: Program management for organizational and operational merger.

 

 
Taking a Media Company Public

Description: Organizational and operational design of media company to transition from a private company to a publicly-traded corporation.


Role: Assessed and developed new external and management reports & policies to effectively operate and manage new organizational structure and comply with external reporting requirements.


Creative Process: Client workshops, user research, and best practices.


Objectives: Prepare company from a reporting and management perspective to be able to operate as a publicly-traded firm.


Outcome: Successful transition to publicly-traded corporation as a leading media provider in nature, science, and documentaries.

 

Water Risk in the Beverage Industry
 

Description: Assessment of water risks associated with the process of creating soft drinks in the United States.


Role: Co-authored a research report detailing the risks throughout the life-cycle of creating soft drinks: from practices in creating corn syrup to inefficiencies in the bottling process


Creative Process: Life-cycle assessment, sustainable design


Objectives: Create a comprehensive water risk assessment for a private-sector corporate entity. Deliver recommendations to reduce risks towards sustainable design.


Outcome: Agriculture presents the greatest water risk in the United States for the beverage industry; Growing corn for making corn syrup has the biggest impact on water needed to create a can of soda.