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Entrepreneurial Maverick Thinker for Innovation and Growth

New York City, New York, United States
June 13, 2018

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Barry C. Day, Jr., MBA

New York, NY *****


ENTREPRENEURIAL INNOVATION & NEW VENTURES INVESTMENT SPECIALIST Corporate Development Manager Corporate Venture Capital Principal Business Development Manager Strategic Planning Manager SKILLS

Due Diligence Strategic Partnerships Strategic Investing Deal Sourcing Negotiations Term Sheets Technical Evaluation Financial Modeling Mergers & Acquisitions Leadership ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Skilled Negotiator Identified Successful Startups Financial and Technical Expertise PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ONETRACTION, New York, NY 2017 Present

Venture Partner, Investments

Startup, accelerator/VC/prototype lab, based in Palo Alto, CA. Utilizes open innovation and corporate partnerships to mitigate investment risks and accelerate exit strategies. Currently undergoing pivot.

Generated $60M+ in verbal commitments for OneTraction’s VC funds.

Produced 6 new channel partners for corporate partnerships and startup deal flow sourcing.

Introduced 14 startups accepted into accelerator program (out of 80+ interviewed). SK INNOVATION, New York, NY 2011 2016

Business Development Manager & Global Technology Support Manager 2011 2016 Interim Director of Business Development 2013 2016 Corporate Development for Korean-based Fortune 100 oil and chemical company. Responsible for technology scouting, technical evaluation and financial due diligence for corporate investments in new technologies and emerging markets. Controlled $0.5M yearly department budget. Reported to Directors and Head of Scientific Advisory Board.

Saved company $100M in M&A costs through quantitative financial modeling, market analysis, milestone indicators and executive leadership evaluation of strategic investment.

Implemented program for vetting hundreds of startup companies and new technologies, as risk management safeguard for potential portfolio investments.

Developed system for evaluating limited partners for $300M late-stage co-investment fund, vetting 30 different venture capital firms.

Served as primary negotiator for term sheet negotiations, joint development agreements (JDAs), strategic partnerships, investments and acquisitions for R&D department.

Reduced government regulatory agency fines from $2.1M to <$800K (reduction of 61.7%), through persuasive negotiating, from inherited issue.

Led product management team of 4 people, with $14M budget and $7M product recall, saving 13% of allotted recall budget.

Contributed to corporate strategy team, composed of high-level executives and subsidiary CEOs, on emerging markets, future technologies and promising startup equity investments.

Produced multiple benchmarking analysis studies, feasibility analyses and gap analyses, both internally and alongside corporate, VC and other strategic partners.

Reduced budgetary expenditures by 25% yearly for 3 consecutive years, while maintaining full operational efficiency.

Improved cultural competency as liaison between Korean and American businesses. Barry C. Day, Jr. Page Two



Managed consumable products and diverse services, including branding, customer service, production and shipping in sideways-successful biotech startup.

Spearheaded new business development due diligence research for regional entrepreneur in Poconos area.

Streamlined departmental operations, increasing operational efficiency by 400%, eliminating waste, and freeing up budget for other capital expenditures (CAPEX) projects.

Mentored startup companies in Cleantech Open Northeast accelerator program, with 65% success rate after 5 years.

Business Development

Developed and maintained key professional relationships with corporate and strategic partners at major university, startup company and marketing firm.

Accelerated corporate development by quantifying sales cycle and identifying limited market growth opportunities to CEO, shifting budgetary resources towards new product development.

Utilized pull-marketing techniques to relay product ideas to R&D. Market Research

Conducted SWOT analysis, integrated marketing plans and implemented innovative promotional plans for 40% average sales growth.

Delivered financial feasibility and market feasibility study presentation report on $30M startup project, with 90% projected commercialization goals within first 3 years.

Quantified market demographic analysis presentation for negotiations with investment banks, real estate developers and business managers.

Research & Development (R&D)

Served as member/leader of product development team for advanced materials in printed circuit board industry, with $3M monthly post-launch revenue.

Published in “High Performance Multilayer Bonding Systems,” featured at 4 electronics conventions.


MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA) in Entrepreneurship & Corporate Innovation and Marketing (dual-major), Pennsylvania State University, Smeal College of Business, University Park, PA BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BS) in Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA


Judge, Columbia University Energy Symposium, Venture Showcase 2017 Present Judge, NYU Cleantech, Renewables and Alternative Energy Finance Pitch Competition 2017 Present Affiliate & Judge, Northeast Clean Energy Council (NECEC) 2014 Present Affiliate & Judge, NY ACRE/Urban Future Lab Startup Presentations 2013 Present Mentor & Judge, Cleantech Open Northeast Startup Accelerator 2012 Present Panel Speaker, Gelvin Stevens Greentech Investors Forum 2012 & 2013 Judge, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Startup Pitch Competition 2012 Lifetime Member, Institute for the Study of Business Markets (ISBM) Founding Member, Penn State Chapter of Net Impact (organization for corporate social responsibility)

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