Mr. Karabensh helps his clients improve their operations, revenue and cost, by integrating and analyzing data for actionable results. Mr. Karabensh has worked in various industries, including healthcare, telecommunications (cable, satellite, wireline, and wireless), retail, high tech, energy, and banking.
With more than 20 years of management consulting experience, Mr. Karabensh has assisted clients improve their market relevance by addressing critical business needs and improving operational performance. Representative projects include:
Mr. Karabensh assisted a bio pharma company implement foreign operations for intellectual property tax savings.
Mr. Karabensh worked with a major healthcare payer to implement operational efficiencies and improve monthly reporting.
Mr. Karabensh worked with a retail client to identify over $85M in annual cost saving opportunities. Areas of focus included IT, Finance, HR, Sales, and Marketing.
Mr. Karabensh worked with a major cable provider to identify and address financial reporting deficiencies by improving systems and streamlining monthly close processes. The recommendations improved reporting accuracy and a consolidation of national activities to a single location produced a cost savings of 25%.
Mr. Karabensh assisted a large satellite provider reduce customer care costs by $5M (2% of spend) by addressing deficiencies in the organization’s offer management process. In addition to customer care cost savings, the organization realized over $65M in annual billing variances by implementing revenue assurance practices, reduced time to market for national offers by 40%, and established a capital spending value model to help the company evaluate and reconcile strategic projects to company goals and metrics.
Mr. Karabensh advised a large bankrupt cable provider to maximize the organization’s acquisition price by analyzing customer characteristics and strategically improving the quality of the customer base through data analytics. The resulting sales price of $17B exceeded market expectations and was used as a model by the acquiring companies.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Karabensh spent 18 years with Arthur Andersen and Hitachi Consulting in Denver, where he most recently served as Vice President in their Communications, Media, and Entertainment practice. There, he delivered a broad range of solutions to a portfolio of Global 1000 clients that included DirecTV, Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Agilent, DCP Midstream, and CoBank.
Mr. Karabensh earned a bachelor’s degrees in Accounting and Information Systems from the University of Colorado. Mr. Karabensh is a Certified Public Accountant in Colorado.