Rick Hou

  • Portland OR
Rick Hou

Work History

Work History
2012 - 2014

Senior Technical Product Manager

Roambi, Senior Technical
Product Manager— Transition an on-premise enterprise solution to a cloud-based SaaS platform. Solely responsible in integration with major BI systems. Audit security and design scalable architecture within Amazon environment. Work extensively with integration of both on-premise and cloud-based BI systems including: Cognos, SAP, Oracle, Microsoft Reporting Services, etc. Implemented security infrastructure including network security, data storage security, and administrative protocols. Meet security compliance including ISO/ IEC and FISMA. Augmented mobile solutions from a iOS only solution to Android and Windows platform. !
2010 - 2012

Chief Product Officer

Roambi, Senior Technical
SweetyHigh, Chief Product Officer— Created a gamified social media platform focusing on user generated content and microtransactions. Responsible for designing, implementing and establish engineering and testing teams. Reported to the CEO and was responsible for all aspect of the application including product architecture, security, feature definitions and end-user experience. Dramatically improved project delivery time through vertical alignments between business objective and agile development methodology. Managed employee and vendor teams including hiring, resume analysis and recruitment efforts Increased user engagement and by 60%, revenue by 50%.
2008 - 2010

Director of Product Development

ELC Technologies
Director of Product Development— Implemented high-traffic-volume or enterprise-level web projects. Headed up major mobile initiatives including early iPhone/iPad and android developments. Reported to the CEO and managed multiple web, mobile and design teams. Built and maintain large scale consumer facing sites including ESNP, NFL, and Cisco. Launched and managed additional mobile development department as the additional profit center. !
2003 - 2008

Director of Production

Warp9 Inc
Director of Production— Responsible for designing and maintaining a SaaS e-commerce platform. Develop native cloud architecture before Amazon S3/EC2 and other cloud solutions. Reported to the CEO and was responsible for all aspect of the application including product architecture, security, feature definitions and end-user experience. Developed internal load-balancer, data warehouse, and meet PCI compliance. Launched and managed two additional service-based profit centers including UI/ UX design and SEO/SEM. Managed a team of 16 developers and launched over 60 e-commerce sites. !

Education

Education

University of California, Santa Barbara
2002

B.Sc

University of California
2001

B.A

University of California