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Zachary K. Kimball

Strategy & Growth at Skupos. San Francisco, California.

Profile

Strategy and growth at Skupos, the market leader in data for the convenience retail industry.

Formerly a management consultant at McKinsey & Company with a broad focus across strategy, pricing, sales, organization, and market analysis. Prior experience in venture finance at Harvard Law School, data analysis at the Federal Reserve, and freelance web development.

Interested in internet tech business and venture capital in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Particularly excited about strategy, product, and operations in data technology platforms.

Skills

Strategy & Consulting

Experience at McKinsey & Company, formerly in economic litigation consulting

Tech & Product

Five years in software and database engineering with a focus on secure web payments

Policy & Legal

Graduate of Harvard Law School, former privacy & legal intern at Facebook

Education

Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts

J.D. 2015

University of Rochester, Rochester, New York

B.A. 2010, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

  • Major in Honors Economics with Highest Distinction; Barry Rapoport Prize
  • Major in Political Science; James D. McGill Memorial Prize
  • Minor in Theatre; Charles I. Keelan Memorial Award
  • Academic cluster in Computer Science and Mathematics; three years of Spanish language study
  • Performed in six university theatre productions; co-founded student theatre troupe

Experience

Aug. 2018–present
San Francisco, CA

Skupos

VP, Strategy & Growth

  • Managing strategy and growth for the market-leading data platform in convenience retail. Retailers, distributors, and brands leverage the Skupos platform to create and capture value from transaction data.

2015–2018
San Francisco, CA

McKinsey & Company

Management Consultant

  • Supported clients in multiple industries on strategy, pricing, sales, organization, and market analysis with a focus on financial technology and payments.

January 2015
San Francisco, CA

Earnest

Business Operations Intern

  • Designed methods to automatically underwrite credit risk for potential borrowers through data analysis.

Summer 2014
San Francisco, CA

McKinsey & Company

Summer Associate

  • Created processes for strategic and operational planning as part of a major organizational redesign.

Summer 2013
Menlo Park, CA

Facebook

University Business Intern

  • Worked on privacy and product strategy, including ads policy, acquisition due diligence, and payments research.

Summer 2012
Cambridge, MA

Legal Economics, LLC

Summer Associate

  • Analyzed discovery documents and data to measure industry market power for expert-witness reports in antitrust litigation.

2010–2012
Boston, MA

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Economic Research Department

Senior Research Assistant

  • Assessed the foreclosure crisis using time-series data to measure the impact of household finances on mortgage and housing markets.

2007–2010
Rochester, NY

University of Rochester, International Theatre Program

Designer and Developer, Website and Electronic Payments System

  • Created secure payments system for reservation and control of theatre box office and management of patron data.

2006–2010
Rochester, NY

University of Rochester, Educational Technology Center

Web Developer; Multimedia Consultant; Staff Supervisor

  • Developed, maintained, and updated websites for university departments and programs; supervised student staff.

2006–2007
Maynard, MA

SiCortex, Inc.

Software Intern

  • Engineered dynamic inventory control, revision backup, and software deployment for high-performance computing startup.

Technical

  • HTML / CSS
  • PHP / Python
  • MySQL / Postgres / SQL Server
  • JavaScript / Jquery / AJAX
  • Git / Subversion
  • Stata / Matlab / R / SAS
  • Linux / Bash
  • Office / LaTeX / BibTeX
  • Adobe CS / Final Cut

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