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Michael Ang

Michael Ang

Singapore, Singapore
Member since August 16, 2016
In Silicon Valley, Michael created pricing & cost models at a Mayfield/USVP-backed venture that sold for $185 million. He joined the Toptal network to work on challenging projects (pricing, performance analysis, etc.) alongside his other endeavors. He has worked with both large corporations at Bain and early stage firms in Silicon Valley & New York. While earning his MBA at MIT, he worked on banking deals at DLJ (Credit Suisse) worth $1 billion+.
Michael is now available for hire
Career Highlights
Education
Case studies
Industry Expertise
  • Technology
Software Expertise
  • IBM SPSS
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Other Expertise
  • Data Visualization
  • Financial Modeling
  • Singapore
  • United States
Employment
  • Managing Director
    2008 - PRESENT
    IVPL
    • Performed pricing and unit economics analyses.
    • Built financial model tying key revenue and cost drivers to financials.
    • Performed market sizing and competitor analyses.
    • Engaged in product development and online marketing.
    • Published a niche marketing blog that has a social reach of 30,000+ professionals to date.
    Focus areas: Social Media Marketing, Business Plans & Model Development, Technology Product Innovation
  • Senior Vice President, Asia
    2006 - 2007
    The NewsMarket, Inc.
    • Led its Asia expansion and tripled revenues in twelve months.
    • Won blue chip clients including Alibaba and Hyundai.
    Focus areas: New Market Entry
  • Senior Product Manager
    2006 - 2006
    Pinger, Inc.
    • Managed wireless application development.
    • Took concept to product in seven months.
    Focus areas: Product Development
  • Director of Application Products
    2000 - 2006
    BeVocal, Inc.
    • Developed business cases, cost models, and product pricing.
    • Led product into the customer self-service market; the business was later acquired for $185M.
    • Led the then-largest multi-million dollar product sale in a customer solutions role.
    • Reduced third-party product costs by more than 40% in a business development role.
    • Attended one-year MS Computing Science program from 2003-2004.
    Focus areas: Pricing Analysis, Product Development
  • Investment Banking Associate (MBA)
    1999 - 1999
    Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette (now Credit Suisse)
    • Performed company valuation, comparable company analysis, and other support for M&A (retail), debt (telco), IPO (satellite), and investment (communications) deals of more than $1 billion.
    Focus areas: Financial Modeling & Valuation, Due Diligence, Comparable Company Analysis
  • Senior Associate Consultant
    1996 - 1998
    Bain & Company
    • Earned the top performance bracket evaluation at Bain.
    • Helped retail, airline, and telco businesses in strategy and implementation projects including new market entry, customer segmentation, and process re-engineering.
    • Managed complex financial model in a re-engineering project for $3 billion+ telecommunications company.
    Focus areas: New Market Entry, Financial Modeling, Customer Segmentation, Strategic Alliances, Process Re-Engineering
  • Central Banking Officer
    1995 - 1996
    Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
    • Worked in the banking, insurance, and technology departments.
    Focus areas: Regulatory Compliance
  • Company Second-in-Command
    1989 - 1991
    Singapore Armed Forces
    • Served as an officer.
    • Awarded the Sword of Honor as the top officer cadet.
    Focus areas: Leadership
Education
  • Master of Science degree in Computing Science
    2003 - 2004
    Imperial College London - London, UK
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Financial Management
    1998 - 2000
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology | MIT - Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Bachelor of Arts degree with highest honors in Economics
    1991 - 1995
    University of California, Berkeley - Berkeley, CA, USA
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