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Professional Summary

Seasoned software product development leader with a breadth of knowledge and experience both technical and creative, ideally suited to see the big picture and yet sweat the details.

Work Experience

Principal Product Manager

2018 – present
Oracle, Inc
Austin, TX

Led organizational change to use a more data-driven approach to strategic project prioritization, agile roadmap planning, and user behavior analysis for an enterprise social listening, engagement, and publishing platform.

  • Integrated a comprehensive analytics tool to measure usage and behaviors.
  • Refreshed legacy product interfaces to provide users with a consistent experience.
  • Created an enhanced onboarding experience for first time users.
  • Drove adoption of agile best practices at the enterprise level.

Software Development Manager

2016 – 2018
Oracle, Inc
Austin, TX

Led a team of full stack developers to extend a high volume social media engagement SaaS app built with Ruby on Rails and React JS.

  • Drove platform improvements that decreased delayed messages by 75%.
  • Built reporting tools to measure key application performance metrics.
  • Coordinated changes across products and geographically dispersed teams.

Chief Technology Officer

2015 – 2016
MicroVentures, Inc
Austin, TX

Oversaw development of an equity crowdfunding platform for a fintech startup.

  • Hired, mentored, and trained frontend and backend developers.
  • Managed projects and set priorities according to business needs.

Ops Business Intelligence Developer

2014 – 2015
Apple, Inc (via contract w/ Collabera Inc)
Austin, TX

Built and maintained internal development, deployment, reporting, data processing, and help desk tools on the Shared Services and Infrastructure team.

Owner / Lead Developer

2001 – 2014
Dragon Eye Design, Inc
Austin, TX

Led technical and creative aspects of agency projects. See dragoneyedesign.com.

Lead Developer

2013 – 2014
MicroVentures, Inc
Austin, TX

Frontend Developer

2005 – 2009
HomeAway, Inc
Austin, TX

Web Developer

2001 – 2003
USDA Forest Service
St. Paul, MN

Web Developer

2000
General Systems Corporation
Tianjin, China

Professional Interests

Product Development
advanced
User Experience / Technical Implementation
Project Management
advanced
Agile / Scrum / Traditional / Release Management
Business Strategy
advanced
Competitive Analysis / Go-to-Market
Business Intelligence
advanced
User Behavior / Statistical Analysis / Visualization
People Management
advanced
Resourcing / Talent Acquisition / Team Building
Communication
advanced
Public Speaking / Training / Persuasion
IT Management
intermediate
Hardware / Infrastructure / Architecture

Industry Experience

Social Media
advanced
Consumption / Aggregation / Publishing
Finance
advanced
Crowdfunding / Venture Capital / Services
Travel / Hospitality
intermediate
Vacation Rental / Travel Agency
Education
intermediate
K-12 / University / Learning Management
Healthcare
intermediate
Dermatology / Pediatrics / Pharmacy
Construction / Architecture
intermediate
Architectural Firm / Building Materials
Non-Profit / Government
novice
Food Pantry / Religious Ministry / Forestry
Consumer / Retail
novice
Electronics / Textiles / Novelty

Technical Competencies

Business Tools
advanced
Productivity / Visualization / Presentation
Web Client-Side
advanced
HTML5 / CSS3 / SASS / Javascript
Multimedia Design Tools
intermediate
Web / Print / Animation / Video
Web Server-Side
intermediate
PHP / Ruby / RDBMS / Web Servers
Development Tools
intermediate
Virtualization / IDE / Source Control