Svetlana Shmulyian, PhD, is an accomplished business strategy, organizational development, and market research consultant with over 15 years of experience of identifying data-driven strategic and operational improvement opportunities, and partnering with C-Level Executives and Senior Stakeholders in Corporate / Institutional Strategy, Sales, Marketing, and HR on implementing improvements.
Operating her own consultancy, Svetlana had managed an executed projects ranging from $100,000 to $1.5M in total revenue and is known to her clients for her combination of strong innovative strategy abilities, superb analytical skills, as well as commitment to customer focus and to executing initiatives efficiently and according to plan. Svetlana is focused on serving Financial Services, Consumer Products, and Nonprofit / Social Innovation sectors with clients ranging from Fortune 50, Fortune 500 to numerous innovative startup ventures in for-profit and non-profit sector. Svetlana’s additional industry experience includes Pharmaceuticals, Media, and Professional services.
Svetlana held consultant and analyst positions at IBM, PWC, and Arthur Andersen prior to establishing own consulting practice. In these positions she undertook projects in the area of Business Strategy, Organizational Development and Design, Customer Relationship Management / Sales Strategy and Change Management. Svetlana is highly accomplished Project Manager with additional experience in Business Process / Business Requirements and Vendor Management areas.
Svetlana is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University and a guest speaker at NYU Stern School of Business’s Executive MBA program focused on consulting, management research methods, and statistics. Svetlana received her Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University and also holds an M.S. in Nonprofit Management and a B.S. with honors in Mathematics. Svetlana is a U.S. citizen and is bilingual in English and Russian.
Specialties:Business strategy; Market Research; Organizational Research; Organizational Development / Design; Strategic Planning; Project Evaluation; Process / Technology Integration services; Customer Relationship Management; Sales Process and Organization; Human Resources Management; Project Management.
Cross industry experience focusing on Consumer Products, Financial Services, and Nonprofit Sector (focusing on Social Entrepreneurial / Social Innovation Sector)