Previously an independent consultant in the San Francisco
area, Robert Colaizzi currently serves as corporate controller
and the vice president of finance at Talari Networks, and
Adobe Inc. a San Jose-based software as a services (SaaS)
Robert Colaizzi possesses significant experience in raising
There are a number of ways to increase shareholder returns,
starting with boosting revenue streams and gross profits.
Revenue streams can be grown through client optimization,
product inventory expansion, and the delivery of superior
Identifying the ideal suppliers can help raise gross profits.
Shareholder value can also can be maximized by maintaining
high sales employee productivity levels.
Sometimes, short-term gains can be met by undercutting
suppliers, ignoring customer complaints, and overlooking
Building shareholder value, however, is an effective long-term
For example, retailers can widen profit margins temporarily by
reducing store inventory.
When the cutback in selection eventually catches up, the
customer base will be diluted and customers then will seek out
comparable outlets with more options.