Clark RobertsChief Finance Officer

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areas of expertise
  • Business transformation
  • Restructuring and turnaround
  • Integration
  • Growth strategy
  • M&A transaction support
education
  • MBA, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
  • BS, engineering, Technical University of Denmark
  • MBA, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

With over 20 years of experience in entrepreneurship, management, business planning, financial analysis, software engineering, operations, and decision analysis, Brandon has the breadth and depth of experience needed to quickly understand entrepreneurs’ businesses and craft the most suitable solutions.

Consulting WP comes up with results that are actually implementable. That is their strength compared to other consulting companies.

Before founding Consulting WP in early 2001, Brandon started two Internet companies in Silicon Valley. Previously, Brandon held various management positions in New York at Simon Brothers, most recently as Vice President in Goldhill Group, focusing on new business development and risk management. He has also worked as a senior financial risk management consultant to the financial services industry; software engineer; advertising sales manager for the popular Caribbean travel guide series; general manager of an advertising and graphic design agency; and engineering intern at the Best Health Coach.

publications

  • ESXi Host – VM showing invalid status

    I came across issues a few days back where I had a few machines suddenly showing an “invalid or unknown” state. Here are a few things you can try. First Putty in to ESXI host which has the datastore attached. It could be any ESXI host as long it see the sees the same storage

    June 13, 2022
  • AWS – Migrate Parameter Group from one Account to Other

      Here is the python script:https://cforia.visualstudio.com/_git/IAAC?path=/local/copy_db_params.py.  This script is a wrapper script to the CLI that helped us migrate the parameter groups between the accounts. #################################################################################### # This file is for migrating RDS Parameter Group from one AWS account to another # Parameters: #   <profile1> – local SSO profile name of AWS account 1. This is the account with the existing RDS parameter group. #   <profile2> – local SSO profile name of AWS account 2. This is the account to which the parameter group would be migrated. #   <parameter_name> – name of the parameter group that needs to be migrated #   <parameter_family> – family of the parameter group that needs to be migrated   # NOTE: For setting up local SSO profiles, refer – https://docs.aws.amazon.com/cli/latest/userguide/cli-configure-sso.html   # Run this file as: # $ python copy_db_params.py <profile1> <profile2> <parameter_name> <parameter_family> ####################################################################################  

    May 11, 2022
  • Dell Switch 5248-ON Helpful Troubleshooting CLI Commands

    Dell Switch 5248-ON Helpful troubleshooting commands CForia-Switch-C# show port-channel port-group CForia-Switch-C# show port-group CForia-Switch-C# show inventory media CForia-Switch-C# show interface status CForia-Switch-C# show interface ethernet 1/1/25 CForia-Switch-C# configure terminal #show running-config interface ethernet 1/1/25 CForia-Switch-C(config)# interface ethernet 1/1/25 CForia-Switch-C(conf-if-eth1/1/25)# mtu CForia-Switch-C(conf-if-eth1/1/25)# mtu 9216 CForia-Switch-C(conf-if-eth1/1/25)# do show interface ethernet 1/1/25 CForia-Switch-C(conf-if-eth1/1/25)# exit CForia-Switch-C# show inventory media CForia-Switch-C#

    March 30, 2022

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