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Ambar Machfoedy

Ambar Machfoedy

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Tisch Hall
40 West Fourth Street, 800
New York, NY 10012

E-mail amachfoe@stern.nyu.edu

Biography

Ambar MACHFOEDY

Ambar is a management consultant, marketing professional and an educator. His practice focuses on international business development, especially in assisting companies intent on penetrating new markets, by linking them up with principals, distributors and importers. Since 2003, Ambar has been an Adjunct Professor in Marketing, initially at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and since 2008 at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University.

Ambar was a consultant with Massachusetts-based Monitor Company and before that, with Accenture. He provided management advisory services to clients in Africa, India, Hong Kong, South Korea, The Philippines, the USA and Singapore. Client engagements included the development and implementation of growth strategies, new business and product development and market entry strategies. Key clients were Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Schering-Plough, Keppel Corporation, Asia Pacific Breweries, Elite Models, and the Singapore Sports Council.

Ambar also provides consultancy services on a pro-bono basis to not-for-profit organisations through the Taproot Foundation as its Account Director. He has led volunteer consultant teams on marketing and branding projects, and on balanced scorecard strategies for NGOs, charitable organizations and charter schools in Harlem, the Bronx and Manhattan.

In addition to management consulting, and as a complement to his service to his clients, Ambar has a real estate practice which guides international businesses and investors in commercial real estate matters and in evaluating and acquiring portfolios in the USA.

Ambar holds a First Class Honors degree in Accountancy and an MBA with a focus on International Business from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore . He was also a doctoral student in Marketing at the Harvard Business School.