Summary

Stewart delivers products that achieve sustainable results.He has a record of raising customer satisfaction levels and growing revenue.Recognized as a thought leader in product management best practices, Stewart combines a deep understanding of product management principles with his wide-ranging hands-on experiences.Stewart combines these strengths to uncover market problems that customers are willing to pay to solve.

Stewart is a certified Pragmatic Product Manager and ScrumMaster who manages and markets products through the entire product life cycle.Stewart is looking for opportunities to apply his demonstrated strategic analysis, synthesis, communication, and execution skills to bring focus and energy to a team solving tough and valuable market problems.

Skills

Skills

Core Competencies

Product management processes Building product roadmaps Corporate and competitive strategies Cross-functional team leadership New product development Product portfolio management Win/Loss analysis Business case development

Work History

Work History

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

i2 Technologies (Canada) Inc.

Key Accomplishment: Increased automated test coverage from 20 percent of code to more than 75 percent

  • Applied software quality assurance and engineering processes to i2’s Systems Integration software to achieve on-time high quality releases
Sep 2005 - Present

Product Management Consultant

Ryma Technology Solutions

Key Accomplishment: Cultivated customer relationships resulting in above average retention rates and contributing to nearly 2 million in revenue

  • Enabled product management best practices for more than 100 of Ryma’s customers including Thomson Reuters, BMC Software, NetApp and ADP
  • Delivered technical and business-focused demonstrations resulting in over 25% of Ryma’s new customers
  • Contributed market research, competitive analysis, win/loss analysis, call reports and product enhancements to the Product Management team
Jan 2003 - Sep 2005

Business Analyst (Corporate Strategy)

Filogix Inc.

Key Accomplishment: Defined and managed the outsourced development of digital paper prototype for Filogix forms

  • Participated in the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities. Worked closely with development, product management, sales and marketing to validate product concepts
  • Identified, researched and developed business cases and performed profitability analysis for new product initiatives
  • Documented product requirements and translated into functional specifications for future products
  • Researched, produced and presented technical analysis of competing and third-party products
Jan 2002 - Sep 2002

Senior Technical Support Consultant III

i2 Technologies (Canada) Inc.

Key Accomplishment: Received i2 Customer Satisfaction Award for increasing transaction throughput at Customer site from two transactions per minute to two per second

  • Interacted with customers, first-level support and development in problem detection and resolution
Dec 1999 - Jan 2002

Senior Product Manager III

i2 Technologies (Canada) Inc.

Key Accomplishment: Led cross-functional project teams to ensure successful completion and launch of existing product enhancements and new product features, resulting in annual revenues exceeding $100 Million

  • Managed a 5-person team to evaluate developed software against documented specifications and perform verification and validation
  • Designed user interface mock-ups based on usability requirements from Customer Implementation team for private B2B Marketplace collaboration software (Capacity Collaboration)
  • Increased target customer customer satisfaction level from no confidence to confidence by delivering software on time with greater than 100 percent improvement in performance
  • Developed future product plan based on resource constraints and corporate strategy

Education

Education
Sep 1994 - May 1998

Computer Science

http://www.acadiau.ca

Attended the Jodrey School of Computer Science

Certifications

Certifications

Pragmatic Marketing Certified

Pragmatic Marketing

Certified ScrumMaster

Scrum Alliance, Inc.