Thom McCann

Thom McCann

Chief Product Officer, Co-Founder and CEO - Startup

Location
Greater Seattle Area
Industry
Computer Software

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Thom McCann's Overview

Current
  • Chief Product Officer, Co-Founder and CEO at Joggle Research
Past
  • User Experience Product Analysis at Microsoft
  • Consultant / Startup Companies at Self Employed
  • VP of Business Development at Tukati Networks (now Abacast)
Education
Connections

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Thom McCann's Summary

Created Microsoft’s first web application - Outlook Web Access and the Joggle Brain Training app. Demonstrated results creating high quality software used by millions of people. Performed critical leadership roles at all levels in both small and large organizations and proven ability to execute in the software design and development process.

Team Leader of technical and business teams that include product vision and design, development, management, program management and mobile user acquisition.

Thom McCann's Experience

Chief Product Officer, Co-Founder and CEO

Joggle Research

November 2010Present (3 years 11 months) Seattle

Built a new development team, platform, desktop and mobile products for cognitive measurement research tools and brain training games.

Created Joggle, a mobile brain training game that achieved the #4 app in the UK and over one thousand ratings with an average of 4.7 stars out of five.

Led development team building a platform for cognitive measurement which includes:
- Cloud based data service (AWS) for major research organizations such as NASA and universities
- Windows application installed to the International Space Station
- iPad application that shared the same code base
- Internal tools to support cloud scale asset management system for brain training games and research products
- Consumer focused iOS game (Joggle) connected to cloud platform

Led user acquisition campaign with over 200,000 users at extremely low cost. Built an effective social presence with Facebook, Twitter and blogs. Reached top 10 in education category in 8 countries.

Led the architecture of web-based user interface and product web sites. Joggle product website won bootstrap site of the day.

Created strategic direction for company while meeting different market requirements for several products. Directly responsible for all market and competitive analysis, hiring, investor presentations and customer facing activities such as sales and support.

Drove creation of tracking metrics to analyze user behavior, market traction, retention and engagement using a blend of 3rd party analytics tools and in-house data.

User Experience Product Analysis

Microsoft

November 2009November 2010 (1 year 1 month)

Consultant / Startup Companies

Self Employed

March 2007October 2009 (2 years 8 months)

VP of Business Development

Tukati Networks (now Abacast)

January 2006February 2007 (1 year 2 months)

Owner

Charlie's El Nino

June 1997December 2004 (7 years 7 months)

Program Manager

Microsoft

October 1990February 1997 (6 years 5 months)

Product Manager

Microsoft

19901997 (7 years)

Thom McCann's Education

University of Washington

19841988

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