Paris Alexandrou | MBA

London, United Kingdom

Founder/MD, ProfeedWise
Paris's Skills
Product Management
Business Development
Marketing
Design
Finance
Fundraising
Legal
Operations
Public Relations
Recruiting
Sales
Strategy
Technical
User Experience
Background

Startup Experience

Founded 1 startup

About Paris

Founder/Director ProfeedWise.com: A talent marketplace and eProcurement platform that helps consulting firms grow by intelligently matching them with freelancers and service providers. We offer a bid comparison report of the 3 best proposals in 48 hours.

Previous experience gained in product and business development environments for a total of five years across more than six industries. Successfully led both internal and external projects achieving significant increase in bottom-line profitability. Consulted FTSE100/250 organisations, a VoIP telecommunications company with ~ 1 billion users and a UK-based multinational eCommerce retailer with high-street brands. Contributed towards shaping the roadmap for two in-house developed pattern recognition analysis tools under a lead analyst role. Introduced the inbound marketing approach and successfully organised people, processes and marketing automation tools, achieving an on-time, quality and lead-generating onboarding delivery in an IT consulting firm.

Quote

"We will either find a way, or make one." - .

Work Experience

Business Analyst/ IT Consultant/ Digital Marketer/

Capacitas

January 2014 - June 2016

▬▬▬▬▬▬▬PROJECTS ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ ● FTSE 100 global energy company ● FTSE 250 financial institution ● VOIP telecommunications company with ~ 1 billion users ● UK-based multinational eCommerce retailer with high-street brands ● One of the highest ranking universities worldwide ● Marketing Automation Tools Onboarding ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ACHIEVEMENTS▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ ● Introduced the inbound marketing approach and successfully organised people, processes and marketing automation tools, achieving an on-time, quality and lead-generating onboarding delivery. ●Recommended as a lead analyst of a pattern recognition analysis tool designed to reduce risk across the application development lifecycle due to my customer-focused approach in customising the service offering across a variety of high-profile clients. ● Successfully produced solid business cases for the development of new features that amongst other benefits, saved a total of ~1130 internally spent man-hours p.a. and ensured a comprehensive quality check of API-fed data collection and visualisation. ● Achieved a sequence of successful releases and reduced risk by devising a robust rollback strategy and through the introduction of an emergency release process under the role of an agile release manager for two of Capacitas’ tools. ● Trained and supervised six members of junior staff on the company’s software tools, enabling them to carry out tasks with minimal support. ● Effectively managed competing demands for resources between three major projects while ensuring deliverables are met on time and exceeding stakeholder requirements.

Education

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MBA

2012 - 2013

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Computer Science

2008 - 2012

Certification

The Association of MBAs (AMBA)

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IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) v3 Foundation

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CMI Level 5 Certificate in Professional Consulting (QCF). Courses: -Problem solving tools and techniques for consultants -Communication for consultants

CMI

Inbound Sales Certification

Hubspot

Co-working Space

Bathtub2 Boardroom

2016 - 2017