Strong, strategic Product Development Manager with entrepreneurial attitude and endurance to drive products, programs, and projects from concept, through complete life cycle, and onto successful implementation within planned budget and timeline, closely following Pragmatic Marketing approach.
Produce influential business cases for development of new products or product enhancements, identifying profit margins and capabilities. Maintain competitive research, while monitoring potential threats and opportunities, and communicate results to stakeholders.
Proven expert in Business Process Improvement – gathering requirements from variety of stakeholders and business partners; analyze data flow, workflow, and identify potential risks/issues with data flow or process; and provide detailed documentation with comprehensive illustrations. Partner with diverse internal and external teams to produce profitable products, reduce overhead, and provision the organization’s financial objectives and product deployments exceed expectations.
Products developed and implemented improved customers’ productivity 60%, creating increased revenue opportunities 20% above annual projections, and increased global presence/expanded market share.
Manage large cross-functional projects, working with various stakeholders across several business areas; program management responsibilities including risk management, issue management, RFQ proposals, pilot runs (alpha testing), change control board, training sessions, team meetings, steering and stakeholder meetings, and on-going communications and status reports to teams, stakeholders, and management.
Develop on-line technologies and social media campaigns to increase popularity and awareness of organizations’ products/services/programs; create diverse websites using MS Expression, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and other integrated tools; create and manage content; and produce web reporting analytics using Google Analytics, Webalizer, and AWStats.