Nicolas Acosta

Product Manager - Voice at Twilio

Location
San Francisco Bay Area
Industry
Internet

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Nicolas Acosta's Overview

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  • Product Manager - Voice at Twilio
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Nicolas Acosta's Summary

Product Manager with over 7 years of experience building Internet based products and businesses both in consumer and B2B markets. Kellogg MBA with a broad range of experiences across mobile, social and cloud applications.

Specialties

Product Strategy, Product Management, Quantitative Analysis, Web applications, Mobile, Social and Cloud Computing.

Nicolas Acosta's Experience

Product Manager - Voice

Twilio

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Internet industry

December 2013Present (10 months) San Francisco Bay Area

Product Manager - User Experience

Twilio, Inc.

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Internet industry

January 2012December 2013 (2 years) San Francisco Bay Area

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Internet industry

August 2011January 2012 (6 months) San Francisco Bay Area

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

August 2009July 2011 (2 years) Greater Chicago Area

Product Manager Intern

Amazon.com (Amazon Web Services)

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; AMZN; Internet industry

June 2010August 2010 (3 months) Greater Seattle Area

• Developed market opportunity analysis for the complete Cloud Computing AWS product offering in a new international market.

• Developed a go-to-market strategy with specific action items, responsibilities and detailed timeline driving awareness, early adoption and near-term revenue.

• Worked cross-functionally across engineering, sales, and product teams to reduce costs and optimize the new market launch.

Co-Founder & VP of Product

Elibom Ltd. (Web and Mobile apps)

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Telecommunications industry

August 2003May 2009 (5 years 10 months) Bogota, Colombia

• Designed and executed a product strategy for Elibom’s web and mobile products, based on customer insights and identified market opportunities, including the product vision, value proposition, business model and outbound messaging.

• Managed Elibom’s web and mobile products building their roadmaps, prioritizing features, and specifying requirements.

• Worked hands-on with software developers to design, code, and deploy new features to production and to build prototypes for user testing using agile development.

• Managed strategic customer accounts, developing high-level relationships, up-selling current offering and serving as a liaison between the customer and product development.

• Negotiated partnership contracts with wireless operators to secure text message (SMS) connectivity.

• Recruited and managed a 12-person cross-functional team, including a sales force and software development engineers.

Nicolas Acosta's Skills & Expertise

  1. Product Management
  2. Web Applications
  3. Mobile Applications
  4. Web Analytics
  5. Startups
  6. Entrepreneurship

Nicolas Acosta's Education

Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

MBA, Concentrations in Marketing and Finance

20092011

Universidad de Los Andes

Bachelor, Computer Engineering, minor in Business Administration

20002006

Publication titled “Analisis de Vulnerabilidades (Vulnerability Analysis)”, 2004. Published in Criptored, the Information Security Journal of the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid in Spain - http://goo.gl/pc7kv

Finalist in Empreandes, Business Plan Competition

Awarded seed capital grant in Fondo Emprender, a government innovation program

Colegio Anglo Colombiano

High School, High School

19872000

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