Consulting @ From 2015 to 2015 (less than a year) Founder/CEO @ From 2014 to 2015 (1 year) Head of MasterCard Advisors for Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia @ - Full responsibility for sales and delivery of advisory-type services across 5 countries for largest retail banking and merchant clients. Services included strategy consulting, recurring data subscriptions, PMO...
Consulting @ From 2015 to 2015 (less than a year) Founder/CEO @ From 2014 to 2015 (1 year) Head of MasterCard Advisors for Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia @ - Full responsibility for sales and delivery of advisory-type services across 5 countries for largest retail banking and merchant clients. Services included strategy consulting, recurring data subscriptions, PMO management, nationwide employee training, risk assessments, etc. - Turned around struggling advisory business with stagnating revenues and negative reputation with clients and internal stakeholders: ~2x revenue increase in FY13, ~3x increase in FY14, universally positive feedback after projects – 3 out of 5 new clients signed a followed-up engagement - Personally built the team, developed project solutions, signed engagements with first-time clients, led delivery of new types of services, engaged internal partners to fix broken processes From 2012 to 2015 (3 years) Moscow, Russian FederationSMA - COO-path/Internal hands-on Consulting @ - Operational oversight and hands-on execution of process re-engineering across various departments: 1) Account Management and Trading department: led Compliance, Finance, and HR functions 2) Recruiting department: led a 15-person team responsible for hiring into Front Office departments From 2010 to 2011 (1 year) Senior Director @ Recognition: FY08 – “Run-To-The-Sun” award, FY09 – Professional Services Award for Outstanding Performance, FY10 – Advisor to Senior Leadership Team ~$30MM P&L responsibility for diverse set of IT services offered to Siemens companies - Turned around quickly shrinking business, personally developed 3 accounts/$5MM in first year revenue, doubled monthly revenue, grew margin from 15% to 19%, exceeded revenue targets in FY08 and FY09 - As the management model was changing multiple times, was overseeing both sales force and delivery From 2007 to 2010 (3 years) Director @ - Small Business Group Director, Partnerships Sales: led a new channel to sell cards products via partners' salesforce; developed two first partners, a retail bank and merchant services company - Small Business Group Director, Financing (credit lines, term loans): co-led initiative to optimize cross-sell communications to existing customers From 2005 to 2007 (2 years) Engagement Manager @ Led consulting engagements focused on business, operations, and IT strategy. Sample engagements: - Defined growth initiatives for Small Business and Home Equity divisions of a regional retail bank - Assisted a telecom equipment manufacturer in redefining its sales strategy - Helped a software company to identify diversification opportunities into services - Developed multi-year $500MM IT investment strategy for a payor - Specified improvements to Swaps P&L and Risk processes for a universal bank From 2001 to 2005 (4 years) MBA, Finance @ Wharton From 1998 to 2000 BS, Accounting, Finance @ Indiana University, Kelly School of Business From 1996 to 1998 Master of Science, Candidate, Applied Math, Comp Science @ Rostov State University From 1989 to 1993 Yakov Kofner is skilled in: Private Equity, Risk Management, Valuation, Financial Modeling, Mergers, Strategy, Financial Analysis, Business Strategy, Management Consulting, Business Transformation, Business Development, Financial Services, Due Diligence, IT Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions
2015 to 2015
2014 to 2015
Head of MasterCard Advisors for Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia
2012 to 2015
Moscow, Russian Federation
SMA - COO-path/Internal hands-on Consulting
2010 to 2011
Siemens IT Solutions and Services
2007 to 2010
2005 to 2007
2001 to 2005
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Yakov Kofner is Consulting
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Yakov Kofner works in the Financial Services industry.
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