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Product Owner Resume

New, HampshirE

SUMMARY:

  • Experienced Program Director and Scrum Product Owner, with Master’s Degree in Engineering Management from Tufts University, Massachusetts and Permanent Resident Status
  • Over 12 - year experience in program management, business development and vast expertise in managing software development, digital products, P&L, financial strategies and new product development
  • Adept in MS Project, Excel, Jira, Confluence, Analytics, developing business cases, product backlog grooming, creating epic and user stories, as well as managing stakeholders, SDLC, technical roadmaps, quality, status reports, conflicts, go-to-market strategies, cost-reduction and client expectations
  • Co-Founder, with the experience of growing a technology startup from $0 to over $10m
  • Extensive international experience across Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), and Asia
  • Motivated self-starter and excellent communicator who earned multiple awards during early career and education, as well as sustained recognition for community service and mentoring
  • Seasoned strategist and entrepreneurial leader with in-depth understanding of emerging economies and technologies, and negotiation experience across USA, Nigeria, UK, Italy, China, India, South Korea & Holland

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Product Management and Innovation
  • Program Management
  • Agile and Scrum
  • Strategic marketing and business development
  • P&L Management
  • Stakeholder Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Product Owner

Confidential, New Hampshire

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborated with customers, development team and other stakeholders to drive product specifications, design, and successful launch of a Mobile Application (new product line) for multiple ERP solutions
  • Translated ideas and strategies into tangible product requirements in the form of epics and user stories, helped with high-level estimation, made final acceptance decisions, and helped to increase team’s velocity
  • Developed marketing documents, prioritized requirements based on strategy, business value, implementation cost and resource availability, provided strategic guidance to project teams, and occasionally played scrum master roles

Program Director & Product Owner

Confidential, Massachusetts, Illinois

Responsibilities:

  • Developed business case, product specifications, market analysis, and go-to-market strategies for new IAAS mobile applications and e-commerce components for healthcare administration. This included concept-to-successful deployment of high quality solutions that helped customer to save over $400k
  • Created and prioritized user stories, managed stakeholders, functioned as ‘customer voice’, and led the process of defining product vision, sprint goals and ‘done’ items, and managed trade-offs to optimize value
  • Managed budgets, quality, status report, deliverables, project risks, conflicts, client expectations, recruitment, SDLC, technical roadmaps, and stakeholder relationships
  • Managed 3 Project Managers, played some Scrum Master role and provided Agile training to scrum team, senior management, operations, users and other stakeholders to transform teams from Waterfall to Agile

Co-founder & Product Director

Confidential, Massachusetts

Responsibilities:

  • Managed product life cycle from strategic planning to go-to-market plans, P&L, new product development (SAAS product, digital products, banking and healthcare applications, and energy products), and business analytics process
  • Developed healthy product backlog via apt user stories, prioritization, estimation and refinement
  • Formulated policies and provided overall direction (including strategy, business development, sales, program management and product innovation) for the company, from zero startup to over $10m turn-over
  • Managed PMO office that included 5 project managers and 28 engineers, and worked to achieve efficient project delivery at all times
  • Functioned as Scrum Master and facilitated Sprint Planning, Standups, Review and Retrospectives

Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Managed turn-key projects (ERP, e-commerce, IT infrastructure, and Power) of over $1m budget. This included installation and management of enterprise software solutions across over 100 terminals, as well as CDMA, GPRS, e-Payment, Fibre Optic implementation, LAN, WAN, as well as HP servers and Cisco Routers.
  • Managed installation and integration of Diebold, NCR and Wincor Nixdorf ATMs across large bank networks
  • Evaluated and recommended innovative cost-saving power solutions, helping the company save over $100k maintenance costs within a one-year period

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