Tony Clemendor

Menlo Park, California, US

Startup Founder and Advisor | Business Operations | Strategic Partnerships | Growth Management
Tony's Skills
Business Plan Evaluation
Business Plan Formulation
Execution of Business Plans
Business Advisory
Strategic Advisory
Strategic Business Advice
Business Planning
Pitching
Pitch Development
Business Development
Operations
Sales
Product Management
Marketing
Management
Finance
Strategy
Fundraising
Background

Startup Experience

Founded 2+ startups

About Tony

Tony Clemendor is an interim C-Level executive and mentor who partners with startup founders to fill their team’s skill gaps. He helps them to develop and grow their business, recruit their full time team, and attract investors.

Quote

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. - Franklin D. Roosevelt

Work Experience

Founding Principal

Exponent Advisors

August 2012 - Today

Exponent Advisors isn't your typical advisory company. We are operators who help you execute. From setting up your operations backbone to training, hiring, and onboarding your full time hires, we roll up our sleeves to help you get to your next milestone. We provide just the right amount of expert help without a full-time commitment. Then we train you and your people to use whatever we set up, based on your data, your customers, and your needs.

COO

Optionetics

November 1997 - May 2012

One of 4 principals that built the company into a recognized industry leader in the financial education space, in the US and abroad, with revenues of $80+ million before we sold the company to optionsXpress, a publicly traded brokerage (subsequently acquired by Schwab). Built/managed various key functions including Sales, Biz Dev, Strategic Planning, Customer Acquisition, Operations and IT.

Operations Advisor

UbiQ Technology

February 2017 - Today

Business Operations Advisor

Women's Statup Lab

March 2017 - Today

Advisor

Blacksmith International

November 2016 - Today

Education

Harvard Business School

MBA

1984 - 1986

Accelerator/Incubator

Founder Institute