OUR VISION: MAKE PRICING PART OF EVERY ENTREPRENEUR'S GROWTH TOOLKIT
HelloAdvisr was founded on the core idea that not knowing how and why they price and monetize cannot be the reason why entrepreneurs and companies do not succeed.
Having seen the other side of the table advising industry and market leaders on pricing and monetization strategy, we understand the competitive advantage pricing can create.
This is not reserved for the select few with the resources and luxury to work on pricing - it takes awareness of the opportunity, knowledge of solutions, and partners and experts to execute.
BECAUSE GUESSING IS NO LONGER A SOLUTION
100% of companies have to do pricing, but only a small fraction actually work on pricing. Unfortunately, many companies guess. This leaves topline growth and money on the table. Even worse, these companies are unaware of potential pricing opportunities and use, and instead compete in the expensive and highly competitive strategy of customer acquisition.
About Ed Lee (Founder, Managing Director)
Ed draws on global experience working on pricing, monetization, and growth to help companies grow. He has been fortunate to work alongside and learn from leading thinkers and executives to help entrepreneurs and companies accelerate their growth with smarter pricing and go-to-market.
Prior to HelloAdvisr, Ed was a Director of Simon-Kucher & Partners, a global management consulting firm with more than 30 offices worldwide and widely recognized as the global leader in pricing. He advised clients on pricing, sales effectiveness, and marketing strategy while working in a range of sectors including retail/ecommerce, B2B services, consumer goods, marketplace/platform, and private equity. Previous to this, Ed was the Go-To-Market (GTM) manager for LG Electronics Europe where he worked with senior leadership across 14 subsidiaries and 20 markets to develop and implement initiatives to increase revenue and profitability growth.
Ed is regularly invited to speak, teach and mentor/advise on pricing strategy at leading universities and organizations including UCLA, Oxford University, University of Southern California (USC), and UC, San Diego as well as leading startup accelerators and incubators such as Techstars, 500 Startups, Oxford Foundry, and Backstage Capital.
Ed received an MBA from Oxford University, double Masters of Science (MSc) from the London School of Economics, and a BA from the University of California, San Diego.