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Jay Dwivedi
Currnt facilitator
Jay Dwivedi

Business Strategy, Market Intelligence for Industrials and Tech Sectors

Greater Boston Area

  • Focus: Contributions are valued by peers
  • Accountability: Thoroughly contributes in all areas
  • Sense of Urgency: Consistently responds in a timely fashion
  • Team: Frequently supports and responds to peers
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Awards earned:

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Rating: 4.34/5 stars (3540 ratings)

Level: LEVEL 07

12 month points: 17990 ptsView details

Lifetime points: 32149 pts

skills
Investments 782
Artificial Intelligence 604
Construction 525
Packaging 486
Big Data 460
Chemical 456
Data Science 228
Market Research 208
Automotive 196
Autonomous Vehicles 182
Information Technology 181
Plastics 131
Due Diligence 130
Medical Devices 129
Polymers 128
Marketing Strategy 125
Venture Capital 123
Project Management 103
Private Equity 95
Business Intelligence 89
Management Consulting 63
Competitive Intelligence 55
International Business 45
Voice of the Customer 30
Petrochemical 28
Food Packaging 25
Product Engineering 22
Composites 18
Trend Analysis 15
Specialty Chemicals 9
Plastics Industry 3
Distribution Strategies 3
Advanced Materials 3
Polymer Composites 3
Building Materials 3
Plastics Engineering
Mergers & Acquisitions
Corporate Strategy Formulation
Japanese market
Asia Business Development
Value Chain Analysis
Business Process Improvement
Project Portfolio Management
Product Cost Analysis
Business Model Transformation
Licensing Negotiations
PROFILE

Summary

Seasoned management/business consultant (MS Engineering, MBA, and Google-certified IT Professional) with over 25 years of corporate (Sealed Air Corp.) and consulting (Charles River Associates) experience.

Jay is one of the most experienced Currnt facilitators and panelists having facilitated six panels and participated in nearly two dozens.

Jay is the founder of xInvest Consultants, a marketing and technology strategy firm that conducts due diligence, Voice of the Customer analysis, market/industry evaluation, competitive analysis, new product launches, and go-to-market strategies. Currently, Jay is focused on helping his clients incorporate new platforms like artificial intelligence, machine/deep learning, IoT, and robotics.

Recent clients include P&G, GE, Intel, Pfizer, Schlumberger, Caterpillar, Alcoa, Jabil Circuit, Milliken Chemical, Koch Industries, among others. Besides the US, he has professional experience in Asia and routinely works on engagements with global scope.

To contact him, please call +1 (508) 377-4648 or visit www.xinvest.us

Experience

President

xInvest Consultants

April 2004 - Present

At Xinvest Consultants, our mission is to define our client's critical problems into executable solution(s). We typically work with Fortune 1,000 companies, venture capital firms, financial institutions, and startups to develop a better understanding of industries, markets, customers, technologies, trends, drivers, growth opportunities and execution of commercialization strategies.

A typical engagement for us demands extremely high level of comfort level with cutting-edge technologies and lately our focus has been on new business models based on exploitation of disruptive technologies like robotics, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, big data, machine learning, SaaS, TaaS/MaaS, etc.

• Advised the CEO and VP of corporate development of a tech firm with development of an entry strategy for the life sciences vertical.
• Guided chief innovation officer of an industrial firm with a market entry strategy for a B2B software and fiber optics equipment for use in oil and gas pipelines.
• Due diligence of a specialty chemicals firm for acquisition by a $19 billion private equity group.
• Created the architecture of a new healthcare business combining surgical imaging and big data for one of the world’s largest industrial conglomerates.
• Guided a $3 billion venture capital firm evaluate an investment in an early-stage startup developing full-stack software for autonomous vehicles.
• Adviser to a global private equity and venture capital firm to make an investment decision in a B2B data services company addressing supply chain inefficiencies in the materials sector.
• Developed commercialization strategy of a non-oxide ceramic product to compete with carbon nanotubes for a $23 billion Fortune 500 company.
• Adviser to a $3 billion performance chemicals company reset its business model for the automotive/Tier 1 companies in the polyolefin additives space.

ACTIVITY
  • Aug 2019 - Oct 2019

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Technical Innovations in Botany, Gardening, & Agriculture"

    Agricultural Research
    Sustainable Agriculture
    Organic Farming
    Gardening/Farming
    Product Development
    Entomology Research
    Botany
    Botanicals
    Pest resistant landscaping
  • Since Sep 2019

    Facilitating a KnowledgeStream™: "Overcoming the Challenges of Slow Moving Inventory and Undevalued Assets"

    Inventory Management
    Slow Mover Optimization
    Supply Chain Management
    Forecasting
    Procurement
    Retail
  • May 2019 - Aug 2019

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "The Latest Trends Driving Innovations in Lawn & Gardening "

    Retail Garden Center and Landscape Supplies.
    Lawn Care
    Landscaping
    Horticulture
    Home & garden products
    Pest Control
  • Apr 2019 - Jul 2019

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "The Impact of Tariffs on Retailers and Manufacturers"

    Tariffs
    International Trade
    Trade Policy
    Policy Analysis
    Tariff Classification
    Tariffing & Pricing
    Tariff and Pricing Analysis
    Manufacturing Operations
    Distribution Strategies
    Strategy and Planning
  • 08 Jul 2019

    Asked a question on OpenForum: "Americans, have you seen any impact from tariffs?"

  • 27 Jun 2019

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "5G - More of the same?"

  • May 2019

    Participated in a Sprint: "Leveraging Strategic Partnerships for Startup Growth"

  • Since May 2019

    Participating in a Map: "Sensing Trends & Disruptions Impacting the TECHNOLOGY Workforce"

  • May 2019 - Dec 2019

    Participated in a Map: "Sensing Trends & Disruptions Impacting the TECHNOLOGY Workforce"

  • Oct 2018 - Apr 2019

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan Health Ventures - Impact on the Future of Employee Benefits"

    Employee Benefits
    Disruptive Innovation
    Technology Companies
    Insurance
    Health Plans
    HR Benefits Sourcing
  • Feb 2019 - Apr 2019

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Exploring the Factors and Technologies that Impact Sleep"

    Sleep Medicine
    Clinical Research
    Chinese Herbal Medicine
    Chinese Medicine
    Sleep Research
    Sleep Problems
    Eastern Medicine
    Sleep
  • Jan 2019 - Mar 2019

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Strategic Leadership When Facing AI Transformation "

    Artificial Intelligence
    Organizational Leadership
    Organization Transformation
    Machine Learning
    AI Planning
    AI Strategy
    Business Process Improvement
    Business Transformation
  • Since Mar 2019

    Participating in a Map: "Sensing Trends & Disruptions Impacting the ENERGY Workforce"

  • Mar 2019 - Dec 2019

    Participated in a Map: "Sensing Trends & Disruptions Impacting the ENERGY Workforce"

  • Since Mar 2019

    Participating in a Map: "Sensing Trends & Disruptions Impacting the HEALTH Workforce"

  • Mar 2019 - Dec 2019

    Participated in a Map: "Sensing Trends & Disruptions Impacting the HEALTH Workforce"

  • Since Mar 2019

    Participating in a Map: "Sensing Trends & Disruptions Impacting the RETAIL Workforce"

  • Mar 2019 - Dec 2019

    Participated in a Map: "Sensing Trends & Disruptions Impacting the RETAIL Workforce"

  • 17 Feb 2019

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "List one way in which AI will improve quality of life for an average Joe or Jane"

  • Jan 2019 - Feb 2019

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "The Growth, Funding, and Exit Strategies for VC-Backed Startups"

    Start-ups
    Financing
    Series A
    Mergers & Acquisitions
    IPO
    High-Growth Organizations
    Banking
    PR
    Growth Capital
    Venture Capital
  • Feb 2019 - Dec 2019

    Facilitated a KnowledgeStream™: "Trends Impacting the Future of M&E Engineering for Commercial Projects"

    Commercial Engineer
    Consulting Engineering
    Specifying Engineers
    Mechanical Engineering
    Electrical Engineering
    Consulting Engineer / Civil, Structural, Architectural
    Consulting Engineering & Project Management
  • Dec 2018 - Feb 2019

    Participated in a Map: "The Future of Commercial Real Estate Market "

    Commercial Real Estate
    Commercial Real Estate Analysis
    Commercial Real Estate Research
    Commercial Real estate Development
    Commercial Real Estate Financing
    Commercial Real Estate Development, Sales, Leasing
  • Aug 2018 - Dec 2018

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "How the Aging Population is Leveraging Technology to Improve Daily Life"

    Aging Population
    technology
    Membership Development
    User Experience
    Customer Service
    Baby Boomer & Mature Market Consumer Insights
    Millennial Marketing and Trends
  • Nov 2018 - Dec 2018

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "The Impact of Technology on US Government Health & Social Services"

    US Government Reporting
    Social Services
    Health Services
    Government
    Government Services
  • Aug 2018 - Nov 2018

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "The Future of Digital Health in Massachusetts"

  • Mar 2018 - Jul 2018

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Exploring Packaging Designed for the Aging and Disabled Population"

    Packaging Design
    Ergonomics
    AARP Marketing
    Aging Population
    Ergonomic Design
    Disabilities
  • Jan 2018 - Jun 2018

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Exploring the Latest Trends in Hair Care"

    Hair Care
    Beauty Industry
    Hair Styling
    Hair Care Technology Devleopment
    Shampoo
    Conditioners
  • May 2017 - Jun 2018

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Proactive Behaviors in Personal Health & Wellbeing"

    Behavioral Health
    Behavior Therapy
    Addiction
    Life Coach
    Behavior Change
  • May 2018 - Dec 2019

    Facilitated a KnowledgeStream™: "Exploring the Commercialization of Capsulation Technologies"

    Capsules
    Microencapsulation
    Encapsulation
    Formulation
    R&D
    Microencapsulation Technology
  • Apr 2018

    Participated in a Sprint: "Exploring perceptions of life sciences ecosystem in New York State"

  • Mar 2018

    Participated in a Sprint: "The Future of Personalized Healthcare Enabled by Digital Technologies "

  • Mar 2018

    Participated in a Sprint: "The Future of Automated Tech-Driven Healthcare "

  • 13 Nov 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Marketing beauty product"

  • 18 Oct 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "IoT in Elder care"

  • 11 Oct 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "How do you find information on new products?"

  • 10 Oct 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Are electronic log books the answer for truck drivers?"

  • 09 Oct 2017

    Asked a question on OpenForum: "How do you find information on new products?"

  • Jun 2017 - Dec 2019

    Facilitated a KnowledgeStream™: "Air Care Solutions"

    Air Care
    air care products
    Air Care Device Development
    Odor Control
    Odor & Air pollution
  • May 2017

    Participated in a Sprint: "Breakthrough Tech in Personal Care"

    Personal Care
    CPG Industry
    Personal Care Product
    Consumer Products
    FMCG
  • Jan 2017 - May 2017

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Early Stage Startup Investment"

    Invesment Management
    Startup
    Angel Investing & VC
    Private Equity
    Venture Capital
    Entrepreneur
    Intrapreneur
    Corporate Venture Capital
    Start-ups
    Accelerators
  • 03 Apr 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Home IoT archtecture - Cloud? Fog? Local Hub?"

  • 22 Mar 2017

    Asked a question on OpenForum: "List one way in which AI will improve quality of life for an average Joe or Jane"

  • Nov 2016

    Participated in a Sprint: "Concept Design of Mixing Device for Chemical Absorption Process "

    mixing technology
    mixing equipment
    Chemical Mixture
    Oil & Gas
    Refining
    Refinery Operations
  • Oct 2016

    Participated in a Sprint: "Top Iot Trends for Petrochemical Facilities"