Product Management & Development Specialist with 10+ years of experience spanning software development and product strategy in diverse industries, including CPGs and electronics. Brings proven ability to translate high-level engineering terms and requirements into clear, actionable processes, prototypes, and roadmaps that are easily accessible to non-technical audiences and drive competitive advantage. Holds an MBA with a Concentration in Marketing and a BS in Information & Computer Science.
Product Development & Marketing Consultant (Freelance)
Various Clients, Los Angeles, CA
2/2014 - Present
Build product development and marketing strategies. Derive key requirements from goals, research product fit, compile data, create roadmap and designate appropriate metrics. Drove $5k monthly recurring revenue, enhanced brand image and supported national expansion for a CPG company. Created STEM educational products for a foundation working in underserved communities, overcoming severe cost restrictions.
Woozilla LLC, Los Angeles, CA
2/2014 - Present
Transformed a scattered property portfolio into a profitable operation. Led renovation projects, built financial projections, created and tracked budgets, and managed contractors. Salvaged an at-risk restoration by working closely with regulatory agencies, managing arbitration, researching and compiling legal documentation.
Software Development Analyst
Northrop Grumman, El Segundo, CA
1/2006 - 1/2014
Oversaw project and data management systems, coordinated updates and migrations, troubleshot bugs, and made tools to automate infrastructure health checks. Awarded Playmaker of the Week for a deep-dive into a failed conversion process that resulted in on-time delivery. Received TAP award for resolving a workstation update where rollback was not an option.
Antcom Corporation, Torrance, CA
7/2004 - 1/2006
Developed calculator apps, planned components, developed and verified code. Took over management of marketplace account and improved ratings from poor to excellent by better communicating freemium product features.
Board Member, 4/2019 - Present; Member, 10/2015 - Present
A non-profit group of innovators in coding, hacking, building and creative expression.
Board Member, 3/2018 - Present
Developed and tested an environmentally friendly flare. Researched human physiology and competitive forces, built and revised prototypes, and gathered feedback from target users. Optimized design for mass production.
MBA, Concentration in Marketing
BS in Information and Computer Science
University of California, Irvine