Startup / Freelance

Pangea - Vice President of Product, Jan 2015 to July 2015

  • Spearheaded global expansion for a heavily funded fintech startup from 1 to 55 countries though a network of banking partners
  • Managed a team of 3 designers and 7 developers working on 3 platforms, Android, iOS and responsive web.
  • Led product improvement initiatives and product roadmap and ideation in conjunction with marketing and compliance teams

ForSaleByOwner.com, Kohler, MMC Marsh, MobileX Labs - Freelance Product Consultant 2013-2014

  • Led product roadmap and development for 2MM+ monthly visitor and $12MM annual revenue site with a team of 5 developers, one UX designer and one visual designer
  • Led Product Management for Apps and Games Divisions of MobileX with 8 developers and 5 artists
  • Managed agile development for 10+ native iOS mobile apps and games built with `objective-C and CoronaSDK

Wavetable Labs - Founder in Residence, Jan - August 2013

  • Led the ideation and execution of a mobile audio tour app - Guide.Me
  • As CEO of the app, activities included product roadmap, strategy, design, budgeting, marketing, SEM, content creation and investor pitches.
  • A/B tested business models and performed detailed funnel and conversion analysis then built a business model from scratch modeled on cost per acquisitions and profit margins
  • Developed extensive planning material around marketing, go-to-market strategy, and operational finances

HaveMyShift.com - Co-Founder, 2011-2013

  • Led business development, sales and strategic partnerships with clients like Starbucks, Best Buy, Accenture Technology Labs, Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants and Argo Tea
  • Bootstrapped business from MVP to 15,000+ users across the US.
  • Drove core product strategy and UX, working directly with CTO to launch major features and rapidly iterate based on direct feedback from users

Management Consulting

AbbVie Pharmaceuticals - Freelance Mobile Strategy Consultant, June-August 2014

  • Developed an org and process strategy for developing and shipping mobile apps classified by the FDA as medical devices
  • Led team of 3 consultants to interview 20+ leaders in the organization and create a roadmap for improving the process and technical competency of the development teams

Diamond Consulting (Acquired by PwC) - PWC Technology Labs - Co-Founder and Product Director, 2008-2012

  • Founded and directed an internal technology incubation lab. Primary role was lead product manager. My team launched cutting edge web applications from the idea stage through UX and visual design. Outputs included visual search travel app for iPad, shopping cart for a healthcare reagent manufacturer, and a demographic BI tool.
  • Client work included Fortune 100 clients in the Energy, Healthcare, and Insurance sectors, worked on a wide array of projects including organizational redesign, IT Portfolio assessments, supply chain, finance operations, and IT Strategy work

Technology

  • iOS - Freelance iOS developer for PrettyQuick.com, location based iOS with over 10,000 active users. Objective-C and iOS SDKs. Aquired by Groupon in 2015. Continuing student of Swift and iOS.
  • Mobile - Managed Design and Development of 5 native iOS apps (Objective-C) and games (Corona SDK) with Python API backends. Design and built responsive mobile sites using Twitter Boostrap framework.
  • UX - Mockups and information architecture with Sketch, Invision App, Principal App and Xcode
  • Ruby on Rails - Built and launched 5 separate full-stack projects of varying size and complexity. Technologies leveraged include Heroku, MongoDB, Javascript, HTML5, CSS3, and Puppet.

Education

Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

  • MS Information Systems, 2008
  • BS Information Systems, 2006

University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

  • Intensive Spanish Language Semester Program, 2005
  • Resulting level of ability: conversational spoken, intermediate written

Interests

  • Enjoys cooking, kiteboarding, scuba diving, mountain biking, rock climbing, and hacking with cool prototyping tools and whiteboards