Director of Product Management at Amazon.com
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I ship enterprise and consumer-facing technology products that delight customers.
- 15 years experience growing and leading high-performance, cross-functional teams
- Demonstrated ability to present clearly and compellingly to all levels at companies
- Excels at partnering across organizations to drive alignment, focus and execution
- Delivers business results on time and on budget
Specialties: Product Management, Product Strategy, Financial Modeling, Analytics, eCommerce, Online Advertising, Mobile Advertising, A/B testing, Iterative Development, Agile/Scrum
Managing Product, Design, User Research and Business Development for Amazon's AWS-powered Silk browser.
Ownership of strategy, roadmap, business model and P&L, customer segmentation and pricing, and demand generation.
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Owned roadmap, product strategy and financial performance for a geographically distributed, cross-disciplinary team of 50 across Product, Engineering and QA. Drove the development of Zynga's Advertising Platform from concept to production, powering advertising revenue growth over 450% in 3 years – from under $25M in 2010 to $114m in 2013.
Built innovative social cross-promotional and user-acquisition products, improving conversion rates up to 10x while creating 15% more paid ad space.
Spoke as Zynga's representative to a 300-person audience at GDC 2013 (Game Developers Conference) on monetizing games through ads.
Named inventor on 7 patent applications in gamified and reward advertising.
Owned product strategy, vision and interface design for a print-on-demand technology platform at the leader in the mass customization market.
Managed product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle - partnering within the organization and with our customers to prioritize product and feature roadmap. Drove company-wide adoption of analytics and business-intelligence platform (Tableau).
Led go-to-market strategy, vision and roadmap for on-demand solutions providing real-time competitive market intelligence to businesses in the travel, hospitality, entertainment and gas industries worldwide.
Developed a unified pricing model that accurately reflected the business value of QL2's SaaS solutions, increasing margin/profitability growth across all customer segments and simplifying the sales process.
Managed firm-wide infrastructure, application and business process re-engineering projects. Developed and evangelized new project management methodology and IT operations processes within an Enterprise Project Management Office (PMO). Mentored and advised project managers and technical leads across the organization on project management best practices.
Led strategic planning, IT governance and multi-year budgeting processes. Managed large-scale clinical, research and administrative IT initiatives up to 2 years in duration, 50 people in size and $4 million in budget. Mentored project managers and technical leads on project management best practices. Consistently delivered on-time, on-budget results that met business objectives with a high degree of stakeholder engagement and satisfaction.
Consulted as full-lifecycle program manager on web and technology projects for Microsoft, RealNetworks & several early-stage tech startups. Specialized in feasibility analysis, rapid development through prototyping and in achieving consensus with C-level stakeholders through effective presentations, plans and roadmaps
Owned design, development and maintenance of infrastructure and software for managing Amazon's farm of international web sites. Built software to automate "hot standby" process for Amazon's most critical customer-facing Oracle databases, improving availability and decreasing failure response time. Ensured that despite hyper-growth of company and constantly shifting demands, what I built was robust, highly scaleable and easily maintainable.
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