Jameel FrancisSeptember 9, 2020
Jameel is an entrepreneur and former small owner. He has spent the past 12 years working across M&A transactions, managing P&Ls, implementing technology solutions, making hiring & firing decisions, and leading sales, HR, finance and operations in small businesses. Most recently, he worked with KPMG LLP’s Global Strategy team focused on M&A transaction advisory and corporate strategy. While at KPMG, Jameel advised private equity and corporate clients on buy and sell-side transactions valuing $500 million or more, helped corporate clients implement scalable operating models, and managed associates and analysts. Prior to KPMG, Jameel worked at Google Inc. in a strategy operations role where he managed customer support experience while minimizing operational costs. Prior to Google, Jameel spent several years working as a technology consultant helping clients to gain operational efficiencies and reduce IT expenses by leveraging technologies such as virtualization and cloud computing. In addition, Jameel operated an educational services business for 4+ years where he grew the company from one to 12 cities, managed 15+ employees, grew revenue 25% yearly, then later sold the business.
Jameel holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park. When he’s not busy leading others and spending time with family, Jameel loves to travel and learn new customs.