Telecommunications | Data analysis | Go-to-market strategy | Planning


Last Updated: 26th March 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Address
Latvia

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
English, Latvian, Russian

Summary

Telecommunication, market analysis, and strategy professional with several years of experience. Specific areas of expertise include financial modelling, performance tracking and analysis, budgeting, business planning and telecommunication sector. His experience in the telecommunication sector includes: performing planning and analysis manager function in Amara Communications (Myanmar mobile operator), detailed post-acquisition plan design for Bite Latvia (Latvian mobile operator), roaming portfolio restructuring for Telenor Denmark, TV strategy development for Bite Group (Lithuanian and Latvian mobile operator), re-launching 4G operator in Uganda (Vodafone branded) and launching and performing after-launch support for 4G operator in Zambia (Vodafone branded). Edgars holds BSc degrees in Economics and Business from Stockholm School of Economics in Riga.

Education

Stockholm School of Economics in Riga
BSc in Economics and Business

   Aug 2013
— Jun 2016

Bachelor’s Degree Field Of StudyBusiness Administration and Management, General GradeA (top 10 in the class)
Dates attended or expected graduation 2013 – 2016

Activities and Societies: 180 degree consulting The Peak Time
• Teaching Assistent for Financial Economics course
• Board Member and organizer of the Peak Time 2015
• Captain of the football team

ACHIEVEMENTS & HONORS:

• Laboratory of Entrepreneurship: Silver award for Greatest Potential
• Peak Time 2014: finalist
• Turiba Business Night: 2nd place overall & award for excellence
• Top 10 student in the class, earning "A" level certificate
• Finalist and Award of excellence SSE Riga Finance Challange
• 3rd place and award of excellence in Bank of Latvia thesis competition
• Captained the football team to the first title in Schools' history in University Cup of Latvia

Experience

Amara Communications
Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

   Apr 2017
— Apr 2018

• Compiling full operational plan, including budget and forecast for the whole operation
• Preparation of business model for funding of ~100m USD
• Designing and implementing reporting structure
• Evaluation of pricing schemes for conformity to market and margin requirements
• Business plan preparation and evaluation of potential for side companies of the main business


Marketing / Pricing Consultant

   Dec 2016
— Apr 2017

Telenor Denmark:
• Competitor analysis for world-wide roaming bundle introduction
• Business potential modelling
• Designing the structure of roaming propositions

Bite Latvia & Lithuania:
• New proposition strategy development
• Preparation of rollout & post-acquisition plan
• Modelling for financial and business impact

Other:
• Leading a project for non-banking market sizing for 4 countries, including in-depth market study, model building, market potential determination, pricing & gap analysis

Vodafone Africa (Afrimax)
Marketing consultant

   Feb 2016
— Nov 2016

Vodafone Zambia:
• Pricing and proposition development for Vodafone Zambia
• Financial modelling and development of models for sales, marketing, and finance functions
• Developing strategic financial model, budgeting and reporting framework for the organization
• Market positioning and benchmarking

Vodafone Uganda:
• Development of Go To Market strategy
• Churn management and retention program
• Revamp of product portfolio
• Change management across board
• Customer management initiatives and in depth analysis of customer base

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