Sr. Program Manager, Product Strategy
Forged high-profile executive client relationships and spearheaded development of innovative mobile applications from conception through launch, defining creative and brand visions, rigorously controlling costs, and consistently exceeding expectations. Stressed user-centered design and worked closely with Director of Product Strategy in marrying benefits within existing software development expertise. Guided cross-functional teams composed of developers, engineering managers, QA, content, business analysts and others as well as offshore staff in consistently attaining project milestones. Spurred growth through recommending new client initiatives and capitalizing on cutting-edge technologies.
- Led both in-house team and offshore staff in launching streaming full-length-video iPad application for PBS. Garnered WEBBY Award 2011. Facilitated UI development and offered creative insights throughout.
- Served as Program Manager for Time Inc, NYC, launching well-received products including iPhone and Android versions of subscription-based Sports Illustrated Everywhere and GoogleChrome Fortune 500 applications. Oversaw program expansion, conducted in-depth technology solutions review, and navigated complex development frameworks including Sproutcore, Sencha, and HTML5.
- Pursued and successfully established relationship with CARFAX, guiding technical staff in producing dealer-access iPhone and Android apps and ensuring post-launch support.
- Enhanced Three Pillar Global marketing capabilities through executing full redesign of website using Drupal 7, honing creative vision, establishing blog editorial calendar, managing offshore development resources, and CRM integration within highly aggressive 8-week timeframe.