Silicon Valley based product designer creating human experiences through digital innovations. Professional with over 10 years of leading digital product development efforts across agency, start-up and corporate enterprise environments. Emphasis on rapidly iterating early concepts towards viable innovations.
Co-founder/CTO at Congo | 2016–Present
Design and engineer efforts across mobile, web and backend SaaS platform that automates video post-production of user generated content for consumer brands.
VP of Innovation at Venture | 2014–2017
Led ~64 initiatives building custom technologies, including web, mobile, VR, chatbot, IoT, interactive signage and more, alongside hundreds of technologists from Bay Area firms like Google, Apple, etc. contributing their efforts.
Creative Director at Metova | 2014
Quadrupled revenue/headcount from $3.4M to $12.1M/yr by implementing Design Thinking approach for application development for organizations like Siri, Yelp, Dropbox, eHarmony, Sirius XM, WebMD, and Barnes & Noble.
Director of Digital Business at Naxos | 2012–2014
Institutionalized development efforts of 24 global Product Owners across 46 digital projects of the world’s largest classical music label, serving 8M+ users annually.
CTO at The Affero Project | 2010–2013
Led technology production and UX powering unique micro-donation marketplace that funded NGO's in 12 countries aligning with the UN Millennium Development Goals.
Founder at Bravato | 2008–2010
Developed online marketplace for live music that connects musicians and venues around the country using advanced profile matching and transactional accountability.
- Product Vision/Strategy
- Systems Thinking
- Lean Product Development
- Agile, Kanban, Scrum
- User Interface Design
- Rapid Interactive Prototyping
- User Experience Testing
- A/B Conversion Optimization
- Branding, Digital Marketing
- Sketch, Photoshop
- Twitter Bootstrap
- Git version control
- AWS DevOps
- Ruby on Rails
B.A in Business & Communications
University of Missouri | 2002
A.S. in Recording Engineering
Full Sail | 2003