More than 5 years of experience leading product management teams. Proven track record of creating market leading products, developing and executing on business strategy, and driving growth.

Experience

2016 - present

Founder, Principal Consultant
  • Provide technical organic search engine optimization services to enterprise clients

2015 - 2016

Vice President, Product
  • Built and managed team of 40+ Product Managers responsible for researching, designing, and launching all products and content on Graphiq websites
  • Increased web traffic to Graphiq network >100% in 6 months by creating new content, improving site performance, and designing and implementing improved comprehensive SEO strategy
  • Reported directly to CEO, worked 1:1 with executive team members to develop business strategy, participated in monthly board meetings, pitched investors and potential acquirers

2013 - 2014

Graphiq
Director, Product
  • Developed and executed strategy for opening Graphiq’s international headquarters in Dublin; selected to head the office
  • Led formal management training series for new managers, which included modules on Leadership, Giving & Receiving Feedback, Goal Setting, Performance Management, and Hiring & Interviewing

2011 - 2013

Graphiq
Product Manager
  • Researched new product ideas, performed competitive analysis, and built 4 of Graphiq’s then top 20 performing “topics” (out of 1,000+ total)
  • Designed, launched, and managed a new website, FindTheData.com, which grew to approximately 20% of network traffic

2008 - 2010

McGraw-Hill
Educational Writing Consultant
  • Created and reviewed new state’s standards-based math activities for middle/high school students used in NY, FL, and TX public school systems
  • Received highest possible performance evaluations from managers, work described as the “gold standard against which we measure all other similar service providers”
Education

2010

University of Pennsylvania
Biology (BA), Environmental Studies (MA): Summa Cum Laude (GPA: 3.91, GMAT: 750)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 2010; Distinction in Biology, 2010; Dean’s List, 2006-2010; National Society of Collegiate Scholars, 2007
  • Published National Science Foundation sponsored thesis project in leading ecology journal, Oecologica; presented results at the Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2010
Skills & Interests

Skills: proficient in Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools, MySQL, Python, ETL

Athletics: mountain bike riding, backcountry skiing, yoga, swimming

Additional Interests: singing, cooking, photography

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