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Program Manager - Strategy & Ops Resume

Menlo Park, CA

PROFILE:

  • Grace leads global, cross - functional teams in complex environments at some of the world’s foremost technology companies.
  • She has a passion for leading-edge technology innovation, especially in emerging markets, and shapes strategies that help companies stay ahead of the game.
  • Her 15+ years of experience spans Asia, EMEA and the Americas through start-ups, consulting and industry.
  • Her most recent accomplishment was with Confidential ’s Confidential, designing and implementing a new innovation program framework and governance that takes nascent ideas for new communications systems through to early stage development projects.
  • Grace is looking to take on her next innovation and growth challenge. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, the arts, travel, and photography.

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE:

Program Manager - Strategy & Ops

Confidential, Menlo Park, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Creation of a new Data Assurance Program to ensure the data in our internal systems accurately depicts the details of Confidential 's network infrastructure in its entirety
  • This effort spans multiple cross-functional teams at FB, their respective tools and external vendors

Program Manager - Strategy & Ops

Confidential, Menlo Park, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Defining the lab ’s strategic direction, including identification of internal and external partners for collaboration (academia, government, start-ups, research facilities and C-suite advisors)
  • Managing the lab ’s project portfolio, roadmap, and go-to-market plans, including governance
  • Ensuring teams are aware of operational governance requirements, and receiving suitable training and communication support relevant cross-functional partners
  • Managing annual and quarterly budget planning and execution, for the innovation program and the portfolio of projects

Program Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Managed a £26M marketing budget, successfully ensuring efficient delivery against targets
  • Managed senior stakeholder relationships, working closely with the Innovation Leadership Team as well as matrix management of cross-functional teams
  • Improved contract lifecycle and business assurance models, and created a cost-transformation methodology, that resulted in 25% reduction of overall contract administration costs
  • Led feasibility studies for revenue and margin improvement, including pilot studies to identify and fix service delivery issues
  • Defined global innovation propositions, go-to-market strategies, and product roadmaps from planning through to execution

Product Marketing Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Led pan-European marketing campaigns, driving growth amongst top display advertisers for key products including Confidential and Confidential Display Network (GDN)
  • Conducted competitor analysis and strategy planning for YouTube’s European sales team

Strategy Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted M&A due diligence on independent chain of pregnancy and fetal diagnostics clinics
  • Created business plan and feasibility study for biodiesel energy farming in the DRC, Africa
  • Authored thought leadership report on the policy and market for Orphan-Drugs in Australia, including primary and secondary research into legislation, challenges, and future trends

Strategy Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Developed proposals, sold, and delivered growth and marketing strategy projects to TMT, energy, and retail companies
  • Managed market and competitor research and analysis, including primary research

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