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Summary

I am excited about working on outstanding, innovative and desired products. I enjoy working in growth environment with minimum (better none) bureaucracy and with some fun. I'm managing exciting products for more than 10 years, and it feels fantastic every single day.

Work experience

Dec 2016Present

Product Manager

HERE Technologies

Navigation, voice interactions and visual map solutions

  • Led communication with customers, incorporated the feedback into the product roadmap
  • Defined products strategy in the company, built business cases for visualisation products, delivered the products to their customers - HERE SDK (with HARP SDK for visualisation), harp.gl, HERE Navigation on Demand, Map Style Editor (beta).
  • Worked closely with engineering teams, solution architects and design teams and defined the processes to work in a great collaboration
  • Managed the products' backlogs (for multiple products simultaneously), led the detailed planning by managing sprints
  • Established partners for collaborations and joint projects, led the efforts
  • Designed voice experience for automotive navigation solutions, coordinated the development and work with partners - Amazon Alexa and Nuance. The prototype is used in HERE Navigation on Demand.
  • Optimized several product management processes and practices in the company
  • Created the brand-new product overview and API documentation for Navigation SDKs by managing the team of Product Managers. Delivered the documentation to all the stakeholders.
Jun 2014Dec 2016

Project Manager

Cogniance

Cogniance offers outsourcing and out stuffing services - branding, user experience and engineering - to help innovators bring products to market.

  • Led pre-sales from Project and Product management perspective - ideation, analyzing the requirements and risks,  profitability and timeline estimates, budget management, contacts creation and execution
  • Managed the projects  for several startup projects within agile methodologies, from early estimates to product delivery
  • Represented the delivery team to customer, communicated the status updates, resolved escalations regarding timelines, efforts and budges
  • Participated in Project Management Office (PMO) community to establish, control and fine-tune processes for the organization - risk management, change management, release management, pre-sale activities, hiring people and people management
Mar 2010Dec 2016

Senior Product Manager / Product Manager / Requirements Manager

CloudMade

CloudMade offers B2B connected car solutions, including data aggregation, hybrid data management, personal data collection and synchronization, predictive navigation solutions. 

  • Researched products, markets, and competitors for navigation systems (including in-dash and on-dash systems)
  • Worked on a strategy for new products based on the automotive market needs
  • Created use cases and requirements according to agile methodologies (epic / user stories), developed Product Requirement Document to cover the whole product's requirements, integrations, and dependencies
  • Provided and maintained KPI for products
  • Provided communication with clients and partners, establishing relationships, B2B / B2C consulting
  • Communicated across all divisions of the company (sales, marketing, design, and engineering)
  • Launched products and supported them while on the market - Mapzen Editor, navigation concierge for ChevyStar, cloud services and hybrid data for SmartGPS

Jan 2013Feb 2014

Co-founder / Product Manager

Koketka Cosmetics

Koketka Cosmetics is an online store that sells cosmetics affordable for everyone, who loves to and wants to be different every day. I identified the need and the value proposition for the platform, developed the business model and created the product roadmap. Led the design and development. 

Dec 2008Aug 2010

Software QA Engineer

CloudMade

Was responsible for the quality of CloudMade web services for navigation solutions based on OSM. Defined the requirements for an online mapping tool (Mapzen), led the development and testing automation.

Apr 2006Dec 2008

Front-End Engineer / UX & UI designer

Ashlar-Vellum

Created the online platform for interactions with customers - from ideation phase with workflows and UI mock-ups to front-end engineering and art graphics creation. Created demo application for UI workflows. Imposed internal magazines.

Sep 2005Apr 2006

Computer Class Administrator

Cybernetics faculty

Managed a computer class of 50 computers, mainly focused on maintenance and software installation. Developed network scheme and implemented automated tool for managing class software.

Education

20102013

BA, Psychology of Management

Kyiv Institute of Business and Technology

Kyiv, Ukraine

20032009

MS, Computer Science (Cybernetics)

Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University

Kyiv, Ukraine