Monty Kosma

Strategality LLC advises top executives and investors in science, technology, and media

As Founder and President of Strategality LLC, Monty Kosma advises top executives and investors on product development, go-to-market strategy, and capital formation. He has previously served as the top executive responsible for operations, product, engineering, and marketing in numerous technology companies. He has also worked in client services, as a member of the Media, Operations, and Private Equity practice groups at McKinsey & Company, and in the antitrust and constitutional law practices at Jones Day and Gibson Dunn. He regularly handled matters involving technology and consumer protection for clients such as Apple, Cadence, Dell, Intel, Intuit, Northrop, P&G, and XMSirius, and served as lead counsel in false advertising and fraud cases before the US Supreme Court as well as lower courts and the FTC. As a Skunk Works scientist working on stealth aircraft design at Lockheed, Monty solved the then-largest-ever computational problem in collaboration with Thinking Machines Corporation (reported in NY Times). He has published peer-reviewed articles in data science and history and conducted research projects in computational neurochemistry, neuroanatomy, and superconductivity.

Monty holds a BS with Distinction in Physics from Harvey Mudd College and a JD with High Honors from the University of Chicago Law School. He is a licensed member of the District of Columbia bar.

Strategy & Business Development Services

Sample engagements:

    • Performing CEO interviews and a report to LPs on products, performance, and prospects for 15 portfolio companies of a leading venture fund

    • Designing product strategy for an experimental neuroscience data processing platform

    • Assessing product performance and go-to-market readiness of a network RTOS on behalf of the company's board of directors and leading investors

    • Preparing strategic board-level communications for the CEO of a multi-billion-dollar IoT and data services company

    • Advising founders and investors in construction-related technology companies on business development and how to articulate value differentiation versus conventional project and program management approaches

    • Leading cross-functional teams and a client steering committee that successfully developed and delivered a transformational logistics and business operations application for a global manufacturer of medical devices

    • Developing communications strategy and public affairs organization design for an autonomous vehicle sensor company

    • Advising the CEO of a national 5G/IoT telecom entrant on capital formation and the development of strategic B2B partnerships

    • Designing services workflows and supporting software for logistics and banking operations of global medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and banking companies

    • Developing product strategy and investor storyline for startups in electronics, media, sharing economy, medtech, legal research, fashion, personal care

    • Building top teams (CxO, product, engineering, marketing) for media and sharing economy startups

    • Advising an NGO on floating city / smart city projects, including strategic planning, operations planning, and participating in negotiations with a foreign government

    • Creating an innovation ecosystem and M&A strategy to develop safer firearms

    • Designing business models and conducting financial analysis and optimization for subscription / XaaS offerings by B2B and B2C companies

Monty Kosma