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Jay Dwivedi

Business Strategy, Market Intelligence for Industrials and Tech Sectors

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Seasoned management/business consultant (MS Engineering and MBA) with over 25 years of corporate (Sealed Air Corp.) and consulting (Charles River Associates) experience. He is the founder of xInvest Consultants, a marketing and technology strategy firm that conducts due diligence, Voice of the Customer analysis, market/industry evaluation, competitive analysis, new product launches, and go-to-market strategies. Currently, Jay is focused on helping his clients incorporate new platforms like artificial intelligence, machine/deep learning, IoT, and robotics.

Jay, with a very strong background in product engineering, has a distinct preference for companies that take pride in technology-driven differentiation of their products and services. Consequently, a typical client is a Fortune 1,000 firm or a startup that is leveraging technology to disrupt a legacy business and values guidance from consultants with deep roots in engineering and technology. Recent clients include GE, Pfizer, Schlumberger, Caterpillar, Insight Venture Partners, Highland Capital Partners, Alcoa, Jabil Circuit, Milliken Chemical, Lionbridge, Champlain Capital, among others.

Besides the US, he has professional experience in Asia and routinely works on engagements with global scope.

To contact him, please call +1 (508) 377-4648 or visit www.xinvest.us

work Experience

President

xInvest Consultants

April 2004 - Present

At Xinvest Consultants, our mission is to define our client's critical problems into executable solution(s). We typically work with Fortune 1,000 companies, venture capital firms, financial institutions, and startups to develop a better understanding of industries, markets, customers, technologies, trends, drivers, growth opportunities and execution of commercialization strategies.

A typical engagement for us demands extremely high level of comfort level with cutting-edge technologies and lately our focus has been on new business models based on exploitation of disruptive technologies like robotics, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, big data, machine learning, SaaS, TaaS/MaaS, etc.

• Advised the CEO and VP of corporate development of a tech firm with development of an entry strategy for the life sciences vertical.
• Guided chief innovation officer of an industrial firm with a market entry strategy for a B2B software and fiber optics equipment for use in oil and gas pipelines.
• Due diligence of a specialty chemicals firm for acquisition by a $19 billion private equity group.
• Created the architecture of a new healthcare business combining surgical imaging and big data for one of the world’s largest industrial conglomerates.
• Guided a $3 billion venture capital firm evaluate an investment in an early-stage startup developing full-stack software for autonomous vehicles.
• Adviser to a global private equity and venture capital firm to make an investment decision in a B2B data services company addressing supply chain inefficiencies in the materials sector.
• Developed commercialization strategy of a non-oxide ceramic product to compete with carbon nanotubes for a $23 billion Fortune 500 company.
• Adviser to a $3 billion performance chemicals company reset its business model for the automotive/Tier 1 companies in the polyolefin additives space.


Domains of experience:

Polymers
Plastics Engineering
Plastics Industry
Product Engineering
Composites
ceramics
Additives
Packaging
Specialty Chemicals
Nanomaterials
OEM
Automotive
Private Equity
Management Consulting
Venture Capital
Marketing Strategy
Mergers & Acquisitions
Investments
Data Science
Business Intelligence
Big Data
Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous Vehicles
Petrochemical
Virtual Reality
Competitive Intelligence
Due Diligence
Interviews
Corporate Strategy Formulation
Market Research
DRONES
Distribution Strategies
Japanese market
Asia Business Development
Advanced Materials
Chemical
Plastics
Project Management
Batteries
International Business
Value Chain Analysis
Trend Analysis
Business Process Improvement
Project Portfolio Management
Product Cost Analysis
Resin
Business Model Transformation
Food Packaging
Polymer Composites
Licensing Negotiations
Fiberglass
Thermoplastic Elastomers
Polyurethane
Nanocomposites
Building Materials
Construction
Thermoset
Hadoop
Voice of the Customer
stars Convetit Experience

Since 06/2017

Facilitating on a Discovery Board on

Air Care
air care products
Air Care Device Development
Odor Control
Odor & Air pollution

Since 05/2017

Participating on a Discovery Board on

Behavioral Health
Behavior Therapy
Addiction
Life Coach
Behavior Change

05/2017

Participated on a Sprint on

Personal Care
CPG Industry
Personal Care Product
Consumer Products
FMCG

01/2017 - 05/2017

Participated on a Discovery Board on

Invesment Management
Startup
Angel Investing & VC
Private Equity
Venture Capital
Entrepreneur
Intrapreneur
Corporate Venture Capital
Start-ups
Accelerators

11/2016

Participated on a Sprint on

mixing technology
mixing equipment
Chemical Mixture
Oil & Gas
Refining
Refinery Operations

Recent Open Board Activity:

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Answered a question on the "Other" Open Board

Management
Leadership
Project Management
Strategy
Strategic Planning
Business Strategy
Microsoft Office
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Answered a question on the "Technologies and Innovation in Supply Chain" Open Board

Customer Service
Manufacturing
Operations Management
Contract Negotiation
Business Process Improvement
Supply Chain Management
Coaching
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Answered a question on the "IoT in Lifesciences and Healthcare" Open Board

Healthcare
Hospitals
Mobile Devices
Life Sciences
Science
Digital Strategy
Cancer
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Answered a question on the "Technologies and Innovation in Supply Chain" Open Board

Customer Service
Manufacturing
Operations Management
Contract Negotiation
Business Process Improvement
Supply Chain Management
Coaching
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Answered a question on the "Logistics and Supply Chain" Open Board

Logistics
3PL
3PL Management
Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain
Serialization
Trucking
Shipping
Logistics Management
Manufacturing
Inventory Management
International Business
Sustainability