JONATHAN ALFRED GREEN, MBA - Founder, Chairman, and CEO:
Jonathan Green is a results oriented finance executive, project manager, and consultant with a broad-based, international finance background that includes Financial Planning & Analysis, Finance Process Transformation, Technology Integration, and Supply Chain Management, and significant experience working on a global basis for several category leading, Fortune 500 organizations. He is recognized for his exceptional business intuition and laser-like focus on process improvement, cost containment, strategic alignment, and team development, and his leadership in these areas has driven millions of dollars in operating expense reductions, product cost savings, EBITDA growth and working capital optimization for his employers and clients.
Jonathan’s post graduate career commenced in 1991 after he earned an MBA from the John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis. Since that time, he has progressed through both line and project roles of increasing responsibility to his most recent corporate role as Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, Global Operations at Avaya, Inc. As such, he was responsible for planning, reporting, forecasting and analysis in support of Avaya’s Global Supply Chain, Global Sourcing, and Order-To-Cash organizations which accounted for approximately $2.5 Billion in annual spend. While there, he worked closely with Global Procurement to identify direct and indirect savings opportunities that, on an annualized basis, drove $60 Million in savings to the corporation’s bottom line. In addition to the above noted accomplishments Jonathan worked closely with Global Logistics to vet supply chain strategies including the efficacy of a regional distribution hub in the Asia Pacific region, transition to a new third party logistics provider in North America, and mitigation of escalating transportation costs driven by fuel price shocks.
Prior to joining Avaya, Inc., Jonathan spent 6 years with Pfizer Global Manufacturing where he progressed through both line and project functions including Manager/Team Leader Finance, Brooklyn, New York Manufacturing Facility; Functional Team Leader, Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) Work-Stream (Concur XMS implementation) in Dublin, Ireland; Sr. Manager/Team Leader Finance, Contract Manufacturing Americas Area, Peapack, New Jersey; And Functional Team Leader for the Cost-of-Goods-Sold module of Pfizer’s Global Budgeting and Forecasting Initiative headquartered in New York City.
A Philadelphia, Pennsylvania native, Jonathan currently makes his home in Johannesburg, South Africa.