Topline Management Team

Jon Klein

President

Jon brings a unique blend of strategy consulting from his experience at The Boston Consulting Group and hands on operating experience from holding VP and senior marketing positions at various software companies.

Jon holds an MBA from The Kellogg School at Northwestern University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.

Jack Wiener

Partner

Jack brings over 25 years of hands-on technology experience managing in both start-up environments and global corporate structures, with a strong focus on product strategy, sales, marketing and business operations.

Jack holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a BS in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Eric Zoetmulder

Partner

Eric brings over 20 years of technology and consulting experience to Topline Strategy. Prior to joining Topline, Eric worked at SciQuest where he was the Chief Product Officer, and at Dude Solutions where he was Senior Vice President of Vertical Product Strategy.

Eric holds an MSc in Computer Science from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.

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Hien Truong

Vice President

Since joining Topline in 2015, Hien has led engagements in go-to-market, investment diligence, strategic customer experience and more. Prior to Topline, she worked in applications sales at Oracle, focusing on the company’s top global strategic accounts.

Hien received her bachelor’s degree from Columbia University with Honors in Evolutionary Biology.

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Jay Chakraborty

Vice President

Jay joined Topline in 2017 and leads client engagements on a range of strategic initiatives including go-to-market planning, competitive analysis, and investment diligence. Prior to joining the firm, Jay worked in B2B sales at Yelp, quantitative research for a PE fund, and marketing and operations research at Harvard Business School.

Jay holds a master’s degree (ALM) in Finance from Harvard University and an A.B. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Dylan Moring

Vice President, Consulting Technology

Dylan joined Topline in 2015 as an intern, and after finishing his degree, returned to Topline full-time. Currently, Dylan is responsible for developing analytic tools, extracting and analyzing complex datasets, finding new ways to visualize analytic results as well as managing IT systems for the office.

Dylan graduated from Northeastern University in 2015 with a B.S. in Economics.

Cydonia Edwards

Principal

Cydonia graduated from Dartmouth College in 2019 with a BA in Psychology. In college, she researched Consumer Behavior at the Tuck School of Business and completed a year-long internship at a startup in Marketing and Social Media Analytics.

Jacob Biderman

Consultant

Jake recently graduated from the University of Chicago with a Bachelors degree in Political Science and Government.  While at the University of Chicago, Jake was the Managing Editor of The Gate and was also an Undergraduate Research Assistant.

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Mimi Faulhaber

Consultant

Mimi graduated from Brown University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and BFA in Industrial Design. Prior to Topline, she worked at a STEM Education non-profit. Besides her work at Topline, she’s also passionate about illustration and design.

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Alecia Bolduc

Consultant

Alecia received her MSc from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and her BS from Tulane University. Prior to joining Topline, she held internships at IoT software startups, small-business private equity funds, and growth strategy consulting firms specializing in healthcare.

Benjamin Zaino

Senior Associate Consultant

Ben graduated from Northeastern University with a BS in Industrial Engineering and an MS in Engineering Management. While at Northeastern, he completed two 6-month Co-ops, one in manufacturing at Nuvera Fuel Cells, and another in consulting at L.E.K. Consulting.

Welles Iselin

Senior Associate Consultant

Welles is a recent graduate from Dartmouth College where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Geography and Quantitative Social Sciences.

Pierce Widdecombe

Senior Associate Consultant

Pierce graduated from Dartmouth College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. While at Dartmouth Pierce was on the men’s varsity tennis team, and was captain of the team in 2021/2022.

Daniel Margolis

Senior Associate Consultant

Daniel graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science in Data Science. While at Northeastern, Daniel ran the university’s deep tech incubator.

Shawn Chesbrough

Senior Operations Manager

Shawn brings managerial, database/computer, and detail-oriented research experience to Topline.

Shawn holds two BS degrees from Fitchburg State University: Business Administration and Economics and a JD degree from Florida Coastal School of Law. Shawn enjoys time spent with family and friends.

Brittany Rideout-Kirsch

OPERATIONS MANAGER | PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Brittany brings over 10 years of administrative and strategic operations management experience to Topline. She has worked in both medical and life science consulting environments with focus on internal business development and operation improvements.

She studied Criminal Justice, with a concentration in Investigative Services at the University of New Haven.

Louise Martineau

Office Manager

Louise brings broad operational experience to Topline. Her responsibilities include operations and management of the Finance Department, including direct management of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll and Billing.

Louise holds a B.S., Summa Cum Laude, in Business Studies from Southern New Hampshire University and is a member of the Advisory Board on the Heartland Renaissance Fund.

Mookie

Snack Operations Specialist

Gummy Bears, pretzels, cookies, and all different flavors of potato chips. Someone needs to make sure the office is fully stocked up, and I am just the one to do it. Woof!

Topline Strategy

Topline Strategy is a boutique consulting firm that specializes in growth strategy for Business to Business Technology and Innovative Healthcare businesses and their investors. Our clients range from core IT infrastructure companies to technology-enabled business services. Since 2001, we have completed hundreds of engagements for companies ranging from start ups to Fortune 500 companies. Our work has enabled our clients to generate hundreds of millions to billions in new revenue and market capitalization.

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