Mark W. Firth

London, United Kingdom

Startup Operations & Strategy ● Looking for Technical Co-founder
Mark W.'s Skills
Agile Methodologies
Business Analysis
Business Intelligence
Business Networking
Business Operations
Business Planning
Business Process
Business Strategy
Business Process Improvement
Corporate Finance
Information Technology
Interviewing
Leadership
Leadership Development
Logistics
Management
Market Research
Negotiation
Networking
New Business Development
Non-profits
Onboarding
Online Research
Operation Optimization
Operational Planning
Operations Management
Policy
Process Improvement
Process Management
Process Optimization
Program Management
Project Management
Project Planning
Recruiting
Small Business
Social Media
Software Project Management
Stakeholder Management
Strategic Financial Planning
Strategic Planning
Team Leadership
Team Building
Time Management
Github
Entrepreneurship
Technical
Business Development
Operations
Background

Startup Experience

First time founder

Age Group

25-35

About Mark W.

Looking for a technical cofounder.

● Executive with scientific background and 4 years’ experience in SME operations and strategy
● Extensive experience working with a diverse range of technology startups and scale-ups
● Industry knowledge in co-working, technology, venture capital, accelerator programmes

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Get in touch:
hello@mark.wf

Work Experience

COO

DWYL

January 2017 - December 2017

● Liaised with clients and senior stakeholders to manage technical development of web and app projects ● Created an automated invoicing system for agency contractors, drastically improving operational efficiency ● Enforced trade mark rights to acquire dwyl.com and dwyl.co.uk and @dwyl handle, total cost only ~£250

Head of Operations

Hack Partners

April 2016 - January 2017

● Worked closely with a law firm to create a procurement framework for startup-TOC software and hardware trials ● Set up a Tier 5 intern scheme, acquired a Tier 2 license and successfully sponsored two international candidates ● Organised the HackTrain Conference and HackTrain Accelerator featuring 11 technology startups and scale-ups

Operations Manager

Entrepreneur First

September 2015 - March 2016

● Managed investment operations for 33 startups - transferred funds and created over 500 legal documents ● Successfully completed over 30 visa applications including Tier 1 Entrepreneur, Tier 1 Exceptional Talent ● Organised high-profile events including the accelerator Demo Day attended by over 300 top seed investors

Education

University of Oxford

BA Cell and Systems Biology

2011 - 2015

Founders & Coders

JavaScript Web Development

2015 - 2015

Accelerator/Incubator

Entrepreneur First

2015

HackTrain

2016

Co-working Space

Club Workspace London Bridge

2015 - 2016

WeWork Old St

2016 - 2016

Focus Hub

2017 - 2017