Derek Jen

Derek Jen

@derekjen | Product Management Professional

Location
Montreal, Canada Area
Industry
Marketing and Advertising

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Derek Jen's Overview

Current
  • Consultant at Freelance
Past
  • Senior Product Manager at Seevibes
  • Senior Product Manager at #engagementlabs (TSXV: EL)
  • CRM Manager (Marketing Production) at Capit Media Marketing Agency
Education
Connections

500+ connections

Websites

Derek Jen's Experience

Consultant

Freelance

February 2014Present (8 months) Montreal, Canada Area

Product Management and Business Development
Social Media Strategy and Implementation (Analytics, Monitoring and Campaigns)
Project Management and Ops for SME

Senior Product Manager

Seevibes

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Internet industry

September 2013January 2014 (5 months) Montreal

• Created Product Requirement Documents
• Build and execute roadmap for game-changing #socialtv product (SaaS)
• Lead the cross-functional team (Agile Scrum) - Planbox, Trello
• Special Projects - SR&ED Tax Credit Filing, Mitacs Project
• Negotiated infrastructure contracts

Senior Product Manager

#engagementlabs (TSXV: EL)

March 2012September 2013 (1 year 7 months) Montreal, Canada Area

#engagementlabs enables brands to achieve brand objectives by offering concise data and easy-to-use tools for effective #social campaigns. (#evaluesuite, evalueanalytics.com)

Responsbilities:
• Requirement gathering and market analysis
• Created Product Requirement Documents
• Lead the cross-functional team (Agile Scrum) - Basecamp, Pivotal tracker, Planbox
• Assist in Functional Design (UI/UX) – req docs, wireframes - Balsamiq Mockups
• Responsible for user feedback and QA integration
• Build key industry partnerships
• Manage PCOs
• Talent Acquisition and training
• Provide internal organizations with product support including training, demos, documentation and issue management.

CRM Manager (Marketing Production)

Capit Media Marketing Agency

February 2011June 2011 (5 months)

• Led a team of 8 PCO
• Manage the production of digital marketing campaigns across 3 regions & 4 product channels
• Develop best practices within JIRA platform
• Collaborate with Creative & Business Intelligence teams

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Translation and Localization industry

August 2006September 2010 (4 years 2 months) Montreal, Quebec

• Head of PM department
• Managed web, PR andmarketing projects for INC500 and top PR agencies.
• Enhanced web-based production platform - PRDs
• Account Management and Pre-Sales support
• Prepare and analyze monthly BI reports
• Talent Acquisition and training
• Operations 2009-2010

Technical Support Specialist

Tyco Fire Protection

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; TYC; Mechanical or Industrial Engineering industry

February 2005April 2006 (1 year 3 months)

Account Manager

MediaPhenom

June 2004March 2005 (10 months) Montreal, Quebec

Program Authority Assistant : Space Technologies

Canadian Space Agency

Government Agency; 501-1000 employees; Defense & Space industry

January 2003September 2003 (9 months)

Jr. Software Developer/Tester

Motorola

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; MMI; Consumer Electronics industry

May 2002August 2002 (4 months) Montreal, Canada Area

Derek Jen's Honors and Awards

  • 2012 Bellwether Award

    Concordia University
    • June 2012

Derek Jen's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Co-Organizer

      #hackmtl
      • Economic Empowerment
      August 2013 present (1 year 2 months)

      Canada's largest Hackathon sponsored by PasswordBox, Google, Facebook, iWeb and is supported by Montreal community tech groups. Event is held at the Olympic Stadium Tower.

      hackmtl.eventbrite.com

    • Mentor

      Startup Weekend Montreal
      • Economic Empowerment
      February 2013 present (1 year 8 months)
    • Mentor

      Startup Weekend Montreal
      • Economic Empowerment
      July 2013 present (1 year 3 months)
    • Mentor

      Lean Startup Machine
      2012 present (2 years)
    • Co-Organizer

      Mtlstartuptalent
      • Economic Empowerment
      June 2011 present (3 years 4 months)

      #MTLStartupTalent aims to promote Montreal startups and the entrepreneurial spirit within Canadian Universities. We open the doors to discover technology-related career opportunities including in Web & Mobile Development, Design, Blogging, Marketing, Sales, Advertising and Social Media.

      Events: Career Fairs, Hackathons, Speaking Events

Derek Jen's Education

Concordia University

Graduate Diploma, Business Adminstration

20142016 (expected)

Concordia University

Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engeering

20002004

Activities and Societies: Concordia Institute of Co-operative Education

Derek Jen's Languages

  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • French

    (Professional working proficiency)
  • Chinese

    (Professional working proficiency)

Derek Jen's Skills & Expertise

  1. Web Project Management
  2. Social Media
  3. Online Marketing
  4. Customer Service
  5. Start-ups
  6. Account Management
  7. Business Analytics
  8. Business Intelligence
  9. Call Center
  10. Translation Management
  11. Workflow Analysis
  12. Agile
  13. Online Advertising
  14. Entrepreneurship
  15. Agile Methodologies
  16. Product Management
  17. Translation
  18. Social Media Marketing
  19. Digital Marketing
  20. Web 2.0
  21. Community Management
  22. Marketing Strategy
  23. Blogging
  24. Email Marketing
  25. Digital Strategy
  26. Social Media Measurement
  27. Project Management
  28. Product Marketing
  29. CRM
  30. Advertising
  31. SaaS
  32. Management
  33. Web Analytics
  34. Marketing
  35. E-commerce
  36. Leadership
  37. Enterprise Software
  38. Marketing Communications
  39. Conflict Resolution
  40. Mentoring
  41. Multi-cultural team building
  42. Cross Functional Team Building
  43. User Experience
  44. Google Analytics
  45. Strategic Planning
  46. Strategy

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