ABOUT ME

A curiosity-driven Senior Product Manager focused on building the customer experience. I have 12 years experience working with cross-functional teams to plan, build, and launch SaaS innovations in the marketing, ecommerce and education spaces plus a lifetime of visual design.

 
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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

My Qualifications

SENIOR PRODUCT MANAGER, NAVIGATE360

August 2020 - Present

Senior Product Manager for two Ed-Tech products: Detect (A.I. scanning application for threats against oneself or others on social media or school emails) and Filter (CIPA web filtering for school IT networks and devices)

  • Launch a new Web Filtering product which included designing a go-to-market strategy, coordinated cross-team tasks and created supporting documentation and processes for post-launch needs

  • Created a cross-team group to coordinate sales efforts across multiple products for better market penetration.

  • Establish and work with Data Science and Engineering teams to produce product roadmaps and communicate risks to leadership

  • Prioritize and specify software requirements, enhancements, and bug fixes via Agile, and collaborate with cross-functional teams.

  • Analyze market and competitive conditions, identifying new business opportunities and target markets

  • Obtain and evaluate customer feedback to inspire product improvements.

  • Conduct market research on competing product lines product offering and price point

  • Support the Sales Team by providing product demonstrations to potential customers

INSIGHTS ANALYST, SOCIAL SENTINEL

September 2018 - August 2020

Develop and expand company insights:

  • Extract, organize, and analyze relevant data from multiple sources

  • Created from methodology to building a reporting engine with Python, SQL and HTML

  • Develop a set of core metrics for measuring company and client performance and deliver a normalization method for cross comparison

  • Analyze market strength and viability to develop a go to market strategy

  • Collaborate with Product Team members to determine priorities and identify dependencies

INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT

January 2017 - September 2018

  • Met business needs for Data Analytics Strategy, Reporting and Insights with custom solutions

  • Reviewed current Database state to understand capabilities and issues

  • Utilized Python and R with Machine Learning to develop predictive insights

  • Created new reports and process to optimize business goals

VERMONT DATA INNOVATION FELLOW, VERMONT CENTER FOR GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

July 2017 - July 2018

The first fellowship for VCGI with a focus on promoting the open datasets, learning Geospatial Data tools and process improvements.

  • Run the first ever GeoDatSci, a geospatial and data science conference

  • Coordinate with HackVT (local annual hackathon) in using Vermont Open Data

  • Giving GIS related talks at Code Camp and the Burlington Data Scientist Meetups to help people learn about geospatial data

  • Creating projects in Mapbox, Power BI, QGIS and ArcGIS

  • Assist in website redesign of VCGI and the Open Data Portal

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

My Studies

1999-2003

B.A. VASSAR COLLEGE

Major of Studio Arts with a secondary focus on Art History.