Nicholas Gausling is a business development & operational leader / general manager who promotes profitability and growth through optimizing structures and processes, strategic initiatives and partnerships, and responsible change management.
He is also an author & speaker who covers topics such as digital strategy, organizational design, investments and capital markets, and the future of business.
Nick’s industry experience includes omnichannel retail & e-commerce, financial services & venture capital, and consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturing and distribution. His background includes startup, small business, large company ($1B+ revenues), and non-profit leadership.
Areas of expertise include:
• Organizational Leadership, General Management, Change Management
• Business Development, Corporate Development, Strategic Partnerships
• Financial Analysis, Analytics & Business Intelligence, Venture Capital
• Sales Operations, E-commerce / Digital, Process Improvement
• Corporate Affairs, Investor Relations, Board of Directors / Governance
✔ GENERAL MANAGEMENT, TURNAROUND / CHANGE MANAGEMENT, OPERATIONS: leadership in large company turnaround / change management, as well as startup, small business, and large company growth environments. Leadership roles helping to take companies/business units from net losses to EBITDA positive, leading through organizational restructures and crisis response, and streamlining operations to improve sales, profitability, and long-term growth.
✔ BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT, STRATEGIC PLANNING: creating and/or scaling companies, business units, teams, products, and market segments. Sourcing, due diligence, negotiation, and/or implementation of joint-ventures, strategic partnerships, mergers & acquisitions targets, and venture deals.
✔ FINANCE, VENTURE CAPITAL, INVESTOR RELATIONS, GOVERNANCE: raising capital, board of directors membership, board recruitment, bylaws / operating agreement formation and amendments, revision and implementation of governance standards, shareholder and board executive reports.
Nick accepts a limited number of speaking opportunities. If you would like him to speak at your event, please contact him via LinkedIn with details.