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Summary

Mobile first product manager with 5+ years experience. Technical background. Ran a series of startups before transitioning into product management. Focused on finding the right questions to ask and assembling and iterating on the best ideas to build great products.

Experience

Chillik Media

Jun 2010Present

Product Manager

  • Partner with startups to understand company goals and product vision
  • Collaborate with software developers and designers to prioritize, plan, and deliver working web & mobile applications
  • Enable clients to practice agile development and lean startup methodologies
  • Mentor UX Designers, Software Developers & Product Managers

RoadAware

Jan 2015Present

Founder

  • Launched a mobile app product that uses your phones sensors to give you feedback on your driving performance
  • Tested and implemented the product at a driving school franchise 
  • Winner of BMW HackTheDrive Best use of ZenDrive Technologies Award

Freelance

Jun 2007Jun 2010

Front-End Developer & Designer

  • Managed client requests for work and balanced heavy workloads between projects, resulting in a successful freelance business
  • Discussed and brainstormed ideas for websites with clients and project managers which created strong relationships and connections across the world

Education

Stanford University

Jan 2014Apr 2014

Technology Entrepreneurship

  • This course discussed the process technology entrepreneurs use to start companies which invovled taking a technology idea, gathering resources such as talent and capital, marketing the idea and managing rapid growth.
  • Served as a Team Leader to build a digital loyalty product. Finished the program with Distinction.

Ryerson University

Jan 2011Aug 2012

Business Management Certificate

  • Coursework Included: Financial Accounting, Marketing, HR Management, Global Management, IT Management, Business Law, Inferential Statistics, Microeconomics

Sheridan Institute of Technology

Sep 2011Apr 2012

Post-Graduate Diploma, Interactive Multimedia

  • Curriculum covered: UI/UX design, web and mobile development, responsive design, programming fundamentals, project management.
  • Relevant Courses Include: Application Development, Web Design, Project Management, Visual Design, Web Authoring, Audio Video, Visual Design, Multimedia Pioneering.

McMaster University

Sep 2008Apr 2011

Bachelors of Life Science

  • 2008 McMaster University Problem Based Learning (PBL) finalist
  • Worked with a group of students to generate solutions for making McMaster University into a more eco-friendly campus
  • Presented the solutions at an annual biology symposium consisting of an expert panel and over a hundred first year biology students.

Technical Skills

Product Management

User Testing, Research

User Experience Design

Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch

Mobile Development

iOS & Responsive Web

Front-End Development

HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript