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Yuri Kruman

Yuri Kruman

CEO

MasterTheTalk.com

Greater New York City Area

In the last 10 months alone, we have worked with 100+ corporate and tech startup execs, entrepreneurs and other professionals in all major industries, on 5 continents, to fundamentally transform their careers and businesses for the better, achieving an average rating of 4.9/5.

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Baby Doctor

Director of Special Projects

- Raised $200K+ in seed funds to date from private investors
- Tech-business liason - QA, bug tracking
- Business Development
- Create, negotiate and review a spectrum of legal contracts, including Privacy Policy, Terms of Service,
- Vendor research and selection
- HR/Benefits liason - sourced 30+ top candidates for 2 roles, resulting in 1 hire to date

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Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

J.D., Law

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The Muse

Career and Negotiation Coach

Seasoned Negotiation and Career Coach:
- Salary
- Title
- Benefits
- Corporate <-> Startup Moves
- Industry Changes
- Resume Review
- Job Search Strategy
- Business Deal Negotiation (Vendor Discounts, Rent, Partnerships)

Career

TheMuse.com

Career and Negotiation Coach

Seasoned Negotiation and Career Coach:
- Salary
- Title
- Benefits
- Corporate <-> Startup Moves
- Industry Changes
- Resume Review
- Job Search Strategy
- Business Deal Negotiation (Vendor Discounts, Rent, Partnerships)

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Master The Talk

Master Negotiation and Career Coach

Seasoned Negotiation and Career Coach:
- Salary
- Title
- Benefits
- Corporate <-> Startup Moves
- Industry Changes
- Resume Review
- Job Search Strategy
- Business Deal Negotiation (Vendor Discounts, Rent, Partnerships)

Lifehack.org

Contributing Writer

http://www.lifehack.org/author/yuri-kruman

Baby Doctor

Manager, Special Projects

- Raised $200K+ in seed funds to date from private investors
- Tech-business liason - QA, bug tracking
- Business Development
- Create, negotiate and review a spectrum of legal contracts, including Privacy Policy, Terms of Service,
- Vendor research and selection
- HR/Benefits liason - sourced 30+ top candidates for 2 roles, resulting in 1 hire to date

Self Employed

Startup Consultant/Advisor - Business Process Architecture, Strategy, Product, Marketing, Branding

Representative projects:

Liazon Corp. (part of Towers Watson)
- Plan and maintain the product roadmap, major and minor releases, sprints
- Track and resolve defects with Devs, Product Managers and the Config team
- Develop product strategy and partner with Carrier Relations on new vendor partnerships
- Develop and maintain product metrics
- Tools used: TFS, New Relic, Visual Studio

Zakipoint Health (a Health SaaS Startup):
- Designing a targeted recommendation engine for cost reductions to sit on top of a powerful SaaS analytics tool deeply analyzing enterprise health spend data.

MyDrRight.com (a Health IT Startup)
- Marketing and branding strategy and content

Goldman Sachs, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, Fortress Investment Group, Various Startups

Senior Consultant/Senior Product Manager/Project Manager

Representative Projects:

Working with Liazon (Towers Watson)'s Exchange Solutions Team:
- Developed and owned the product roadmap, interfacing with business stakeholders and development teams to prioritize new features and integrations.
- Tracked and resolved defects with Devs, Product Managers and the Config team.
- Developed product strategy, helped build strategic partnerships with new vendors.
- Shepherded new features through the development process by partnering with Devs and business stakeholders to facilitate communication and understanding of new functionalities.

Working with Knowledgent Group (a top Information Industry Consulting Firm), engaged in a Data Governance project for a large retirement fund:
- Interviewed key stakeholders
- Gathered and analyzed business requirements
- Crafted and managed Project Plan, Communication Strategy
- Created and presented decks to client executives
- Assisted with Business Development and Recruiting
- Contributed to Knowledgent's blog on the subject of Big Data Trends in Healthcare
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Working with Bank of America/Merrill Lynch:
- Project-managed data cleanup/analysis, reconciliation of and migration between two credit risk management systems overseeing 19,000+ regulated funds.
- Reviewed 1,000s of legal contracts, built new automated Bloomberg/Excel reporting module, significantly decreasing reporting time, avoiding losses and streamlining portfolio management decisions.
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Working with Goldman Sachs on Annual Compliance Certification.
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Working with Fortress Investment Group, to Streamline Records Management
- Led all stages of SDLC; engaged management, IT and end users to build, maintain and update in-house proprietary DB product to manage 2000+ investment entities.

Haaretz, Algemeiner, Money.com, Lifehack.org, Author House, Others

Published Author, Technical Writer, Copywriter, Editor, Translator, Ghostwriter, Speaker

PUBLICATION SUMMARY: https://yurikruman.contently.com/

Consumer Psych (Money Magazine and Lifehack.org):
http://time.com/money/4056891/create-good-habits-for-life/
http://www.lifehack.org/author/yuri-kruman

Op-eds/articles (Haaretz (English Edition) and Algemeiner):
http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-1.647858
http://www.algemeiner.com/author/yuri-kruman/

Novelist (YuriKruman.com/books) & Blogger @ BlueprintToThrive.com

Editor and/or Ghostwriter: 100s of peer-reviewed scientific articles and grant applications (neuroscience, cell biology), business school essays, law school articles, business school admission materials, recipe books, blog posts, inter alia.
Ex: http://www.swlaw.edu/pdfs/jimel/3_1_maytal.pdf

Translator: birth certificates/official documents, legal and financial documents, articles, books. Translation between English/Russian/Spanish/Italian/French.

Speaker: health tech (Touro COM); author appearances at Philomathean Society (University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, JCC of Manhattan Salon Series, Chabad Bowery, Russian-American Cultural Association, Roger Smith Hotel Creative Program.

Fellowships: UJA Shapiro Family Fellow, COJECO Blueprint Fellow, member of the Asylum Arts International Jewish Artist community, Jewish Book Council.

Top Skills:
- Clear/Concise Communication
- Top-Notch Writing and Editing
- Market Research
- Business Analysis
- Business Intelligence/Data Mining
- Data Analysis/Management/Insights
- Press releases, media relations, social media, marketing/publicity, event management
- Contract Management/Negotiation/Drafting/Review
- Business Plan Development

Fiction:
1) Novel - "Returns and Exchanges"​ - PREVIEW/PURCHASE here: http://amzn.to/MJbJjO
2) Novella - "The Egypt In My Looking Glass"​ - PREVIEW/PURCHASE here: http://amzn.to/1kBQsXW

Non-Fiction:
See all links here: http://yurikruman.com/

Languages: Russian (Fluent), Spanish (proficient), French (basic-proficient), Italian (basic-proficient)