Geneticure, a venture-backed genetic testing start-up.
Was explicitly sought out by the company, after having previously been their Solutions Architect at MentorMate.
Defined SOW for a system to scan, label, and collate thousands of DNA test kits with order and shipping info.
Best Buy, corporate headquarters, Digital department.
Product Manager, Automated Personalization
Ownership of an enterprise-level machine learning service deployed on the Best Buy website.
Managed backlog and story prioritization and led Agile processes for a team of engineers.
Built an automated testing suite from scratch in Python.
MentorMate, a global web and app development company.
Technical Solutions Architect
$500K+ in accounts closed during H1 2018 for enterprises and start-ups across multiple verticals.
$20K+ per year saved through internal Salesforce and Hubspot development.
Contributed blog posts to company website on technical business strategy.
Lead internal workshops to educate coworkers on APIs, blockchain, back-end vs front-end, and more.
In medicine & genetics:
Created an algorithm by which DNA samples can be converted into recommendations for medical treatment.
Wrote technical requirements for a web platform to house the algorithm, and saw project to completion.
Served as primary point-of-contact for client stakeholders. Co-led Agile processes with team of engineers.
In sports management:
Wrote technical requirements for a sports viewing web platform as it transitioned from an outside development vendor, where it had been poorly-designed and poorly-implemented, to MentorMate.
Negotiated the technical details of scope and budget with the client and ultimately closed the $100K+ deal.
In advertising and entertainment:
Took over as primary point-of-contact and stakeholder manager for an existing local enterprise account. Attended daily stand-ups and bi-weekly planning sessions with the client.
Gathered requirements from the client on an ongoing basis, and organized them in Jira in sprints in collaboration with the development team according to Agile methodology.
Increased the efficiency and transparency of the business analysis process. Identified that having both my role and a project manager on the team was redundant, and saved the client significant expenditure by phasing out my role.
Identified the Salesforce instance used internally by the company could be supplanted by the free Hubspot CRM, saving $20K+ per year. Conducted the migration of data between systems and sunsetting of Salesforce.
Created a robust tool for calculating software development costs, factoring in staffing needs and scope risks, and outputting a client-ready development proposal. The tool is now used company-wide.
Among highest-rated instructors across 5 cohorts, teaching 100s of adults to become fully-qualified web developers.
Built a robust web app to capture and visualize data related to student attendance and assignments.
Collaborated with other instructors to define requirements for and develop a Ruby on Rails-based platform for gathering and visualizing data regarding student attendance and assignments. Provided the inspiration for software rolled out company-wide.