Financial Planning & Analysis
Mergers & Acquisitions
Yoad Arber has 20+ years of experience in strategy, business development, corporate finance and management consulting across media, entertainment and communication companies, including Fortune 100 companies. Mr. Arber prepared many successful business plans and competitive strategies for both large multi-national companies as well as start-ups, operating under diverse market, culture and regulatory environments. Throughout his career, Yoad has substantially grown revenue and improved profit margins while meeting strict deadlines for both private and publicly traded companies. In addition, Mr. Arber has extensive experience in reviewing and analyzing investment opportunities for venture capital firms and investment banks, and has headed corporate business development, including strategic partnerships, joint ventures and acquisitions of companies across the world.
At Disney, Yoad worked in the Enterprise Strategic Programs division, leading initiatives aimed at improving the company’s corporate technology project management and cross-business strategic collaboration, including enhancing project management and business analysis decision-making and strategy across the organization. He also conducted gap analyses to identify cross-function opportunities, synergies and process optimization. Yoad worked closely with Disney’s Technology Solutions and Services executives to improve the management of project portfolio strategy and implementation, including processes and capabilities focusing on data-driven analyses, training, labor on-boarding, governance, knowledge-sharing, project approval and communications. At Ernst & Young, Yoad was a Senior Business Consultant and provided consulting services in the areas of business planning, financial analysis, strategic positioning, company valuations and M&A to companies ranging from start-ups to international market leaders. Mr. Arber holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and a Bachelor’s Degree from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.