Boston University Questrom School of Business
Business leader with a proven track record of success in driving the digital migration through identifying opportunities, building organizations and delivering consistently strong revenue, market and profit contributions. Driven results-oriented general manager with expert qualifications in strategic business/financial leadership and complex operating management. Skilled at targeting and integrating acquisitions to fill strategic portfolio gaps. Significant global experience
Business leader with a proven track record of success in driving the digital migration through identifying opportunities, building organizations and delivering consistently strong revenue, market and profit contributions. Driven results-oriented general manager with expert qualifications in strategic business/financial leadership and complex operating management. Skilled at targeting and integrating acquisitions to fill strategic portfolio gaps. Significant global experience throughout Europe, North America, Asia, and Latin America.
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills; successful in leading, building, training, motivating and mentoring top-performing teams. Astute and persuasive presenter/negotiator. Conversational in Dutch. Basic French. MBA degree.
Proven track record of partnering with customers to deliver innovative market leading products/solutions and commercialization.
Specialties: Product Development & Management
New Market / New Business Development
Strategic & Tactical Marketing
Strategic Vision & Tactical Execution
Process Redesign & Cost Savings
Competitive Market Positioning
Chief Executive Officer @ Appointed CEO at ExamSoft Worldwide, Inc., a leading secure exam software and analytics platform catering to higher education’s assessment needs. Responsible for advancing the belief that technology can play a pivotal role in helping institutions make data-driven decisions to assure learning, improve student learning outcomes, and evolve amongst rapidly changing student expectations and accreditation requirements. Leads overall company vision, strategy, and day-to-day operations. From March 2015 to Present (8 months) Dallas/Fort Worth AreaManaging Director, Education, EMEA/LA Health Solutions @ Appointed general manager of $100 million P&L within Europe Middle East, Africa and Latin America business unit of this global $1.6 billion division of this leading scientific, technical and health sciences publisher. Responsible for full business including print and online product development and commercialization serving students, instructors, and deans of health sciences programs. From July 2013 to February 2015 (1 year 8 months) London, United KingdomSenior Vice President, e-Solutions, EMEA/LA Health Solutions @ Appointed to executive product and general management role with $400 million Europe Middle East, Africa and Latin America business unit. Managed transition of business unit from print products to e-solutions; develop strategy, product development and commercialization of e-products across multiple markets, geographies, and customer segments. Manage $87 million revenue base growing at 20+% and a seventy-person team From October 2009 to June 2013 (3 years 9 months) London, United KingdomVP e-Education, Nursing & Health Professions Health Solutions @ Selected for executive product management role with $350 million Nursing and Health Professions business unit. Grew business from $2 million to over $65 million in revenues in 4 years. Provide strategic insight and direction for business unit; lead design, development, and commercialization for electronic products; direct team of sales specialists focused on sales of electronic products; and direct global product management efforts for academic e-learning. Manage ninety-person team. From June 2004 to October 2009 (5 years 5 months) Greater Philadelphia AreaVP Strategy & Business Development, Health Solutions @ Executive-level position providing leadership, analytical and tactical support for a broad range of strategic projects. Provide insight and direction in new product development; review acquisitions, divestitures, and strategic alliances; evaluate business opportunities; direct strategic planning process; prepare strategic reports, recommendations and presentations; and gather and analyze market and competitive intelligence From June 2002 to June 2004 (2 years 1 month) Greater Philadelphia AreaManaging Director – Business Strategy Practice @ Boutique management consulting firm specializing in business and technology strategy to build/lead a business strategy consulting practice and participate in the general management of the firm. Planed and executed sales, marketing, business development and recruitment/training programs while holding full strategic, relationship management and P&L responsibility for client engagements. Managed a four-person team. From July 2000 to February 2002 (1 year 8 months) Greater New York City AreaPrincipal Consultant, Strategic Change Group – Entertainment & Media Practice @ Joined this multi-billion global management consulting group’s $30 million practice of 30 professionals to provide expertise in strategic planning and new market/new business development for client companies within the entertainment and media industries. Managed and led project teams of up to eight. From July 1998 to July 2000 (2 years 1 month) Greater New York City Area
MBA, Finance and Marketing @ New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business From 1996 to 1998 BSBA, Finance, Marketing, and International Business @ Boston University Questrom School of Business From 1984 to 1988 Sebastian Vos is skilled in: New Business Development, Marketing Strategy, Product Development, Management, Publishing, Sales Management, Digital Marketing, Business Strategy, Content Management, E-commerce, Business Development, Leadership, Online Publishing, Market Research, Product Management, Strategy, Competitive Analysis, Content Development, Strategic Planning, International..., Turn Around Management, Program Management, P&L Management, Strategic Partnerships, Sales, Training, Analysis, Team Leadership
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