Profit Velocity is led by experts in business analytics, strategic growth, commercial excellence, operations management, finance and software development. Our leadership team is dedicated to helping our manufacturing clients achieve significantly higher revenue and profit by leveraging our unique technology and capabilities.
CEO & Founder
Michael Rothschild founded Profit Velocity over a decade ago to create the next generation of business analytics and enable complex manufacturers to dramatically improve profitability and shareholder returns. Early in his career, Michael authored Bionomics: Economy as Ecosystem, which The Wall Street Journal called “Revolutionary…signaling a fundamental shift in the way people should think about economics.” His paradigm-shifting work on the economy has been featured in Forbes, New York Times, Economist, Fortune, Financial Times and Strategic Finance. He began his career with Boston Consulting Group where he focused on improving the operating financial performance of industrial manufacturers. Michael earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a JD from Harvard Law School.
Chief Operating Officer
Jeff Mancuso leads Profit Velocity’s operations and oversees client solutions, analytics development, data configuration, product management and support. He leverages more than 20 years of experience working for both large management consulting firms (Deloitte and Accenture) and software startups (in supply chain and financial analytics). With his strong focus on strategy and growth, Jeff has helped many companies solve crucial business problems that kept them from realizing their full business potential. He has also built and managed key departments and processes around professional services, implementation, sales, customer success, product marketing and product management. Jeff earned a BS in Mechanical/Biomedical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.
Chief Revenue Officer
Brian Sharp has a track record of driving profit and revenue growth at global manufacturing firms and is a sought-after speaker on price and profit improvement, complex negotiations and business transformation. At Sonoco Products and Sealed Air Corporation, he was the chief architect of core strategies that drove 100+ basis point improvements in annual profit leading to step function growth in earnings and market capitalization for each company. He has served on advisory boards for several SaaS companies in the price and profit optimization space. While building a consulting practice at a leading innovation and strategy firm (Kalypso), he led large-scale value creation engagements for a diverse array of clients, including Bayer, Covestro, eHarmony, Trane and Samsung. Brian received a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.