Hello – essentially I am seeking the right sort of Mentee who is passionate about succeeding and are seeking collaborative guidance from a Mentor.
I have an easy-going style and am looking forward to helping you achieve ‘success’ as you determine it.
I would like you and I to look back from your successful future and say that we were able to achieve your outcome together.
I am the Chief Marketing Officer of Firefly Photography and a freelance consultant, with proven methods that worked in a brick and mortar industry, I can provide creative value to improve yourself, and in turn improve your business. My strength is in marketing and management, you can view my achievements and abilities on my Linkedin page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ibennychow
I enjoy working with people who want to get the very best out of themselves. I am a discoverer so can take you places you may not have considered. I’ve been there so can take away or demystify some of your road blocks. If you succeed I will be fulfilled and this is my key personal objective in mentoring.
For my personal experience, I believe that even the slightest positive influence has the potential to change a personal and professional life of a person.
Mentoring is a two-way street, so let work together to get you right on track to achieve your goals!
C-Suit Management Advisor and Board Member
Executive with more than 20 years of experience in strategic management of IT services for high tech and international manufacturing corporations. Strong background in business alignment of information systems as well as service management with business strategy. Various experiences in merger and acquisitions (M&A).
• Change Management
• Project management & strategic planning
• Business analysis
• Enterprise applications and data management, systems integration management
• IT infrastructure planning and management
My experience is in Management on Executive, General, Project and Departmental level in a high risk environment, like the Offshore Oil and Gas industry with extensive engineering experience as well. I reall like mentoring / coaching and have done so throughout my life.
I give practical advice over a broad range of areas. I analyze using a logical, practical and common sense approach to all forms of problem solving. Due to hands-on experience, I can visualise ways to solve problems once given all the facts. I don’t believe in magic. I don’t believe in bad luck but I do believe in poor choices.
I’m a 35 year veteran of broadcast television production, management, and consulting and have worked for Network affiliates, major syndicators, Cable Networks, production companies, and have produced scores of independent production projects.
My success is centered on story-telling; creating the best commercial, short-form or long-form content that activates a direct-response. I’m an expert who finds the emotional triggers, the tipping-points, specific benefits that create winning spots, programs, and campaign
I’m happy to talk and also listen to anyone fresh out of uni or 2-3 years on a job and feel like you need a shift gears i.e. find a job that is not just about the money but makes you feel satisfied at the end of each day. I’m also happy to give career advice on technical issues (if the issues are something I’m familiar with). Lastly, at one point in my life I have sent out about 50 plus job applications within a period of 6 months before landing a job which took me to where i am now, so I have a good idea on CV writing and what not to do when submitting an application.
I am a CEO/ Management Consultant/ CFO/ General Manager/ Vice President/ Project Manager/ Strategist. A quick learner, understand circumstances in a very short time, transform with clarity, make wise decisions, work with frameworks.
Groom numerous CEOs and top managers, executives, professional (lawyers, engineers, accountants, programmers).
Justin has over 35 post-Ph.D. years of experience in biotechnology and pharmaceutical process development, manufacturing, and quality, and in development, application, marketing, and sales of software solutions to address operational issues and quality compliance in the global biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. He has held several executive and management roles with responsibility for large and small teams in research and development labs and production plants, and in software product management, product development, and product marketing and sales. During the span of his career, he has participated as Principal Scientist in two IPO’s (Genetics Institute in 1986, and Somatogen in 1991), and as Founder in the transaction that resulted in the sale of Aegis Analytical Corporation to Accelrys in 2012 and its subsequent integration into Dassault Système’s BIOVIA brand.
As founder of Aegis Analytical Corporation in 1997, Justin was responsible for conceiving the initial product concept and requirements for the Discoverant software system, and had the leading role in securing $25 million of venture funding, as well as the first product sales, industry partnerships, staffing, management, customers, scientific advisers, product suite names, trademarks and patents. His other roles at Aegis were as the primary conduit for information flow between the FDA, Aegis and the industry to guide the company’s product vision and market strategy; initiating lead development to opportunity stage and supporting sales efforts for closing $75 million of total business with Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology companies; making presentations to bring Aegis and its offerings to the attention of decision-makers and influencers in prospective customer companies, professional groups, industry organizations, and regulatory bodies; and supporting the penetration of Aegis’ offerings into new markets and territories. Aegis was acquired by Accelrys, Inc. in October of 2012 for $30M, and Accelrys was then acquired by Dassault Systèmes for $750M to become the BIOVIA brand in April of 2014.
I am a very relaxed, yet focused and intense person.
I listen carefully and analyse a situation before making a decision on the situation,and what is required as a solution.
I am available for discussion on many topics and enjoy a diverse conversation.