I'm an experienced Product leader of 9+ years with a proven track record of growing and helping to monetize startups. I've managed and expanded developer platforms to communities of tens thousands of developers, executed on high profile integrations promoted by Salesforce and Google, and established key components in paths to monetization. While specialized in Product, I also manage and grow developer communities, partner relationships, and customer relationships.
As a consultant, I support companies with their Platform launch and growth plans. I also help startups build their first MVPs and prepare their initial launches.
I also advise and mentor startups and accelerators.
Specialties include but are not limited to: Product Development, Marketing & Strategy, Developer Relations, API Integrations, and Partner Relations.
Feel free to reach out to me if you think I can be of assistance.
Platform Strategy Consultant
June 2015 – Present
I provide Platform Strategy and Design support for businesses at various stages, from stealth startups to multi-billion dollar organizations.
Most recently I helped to form a team at www.apistrategist.com, and have partnered with Clear Strategy Group and Gigster.
Solutions I provide include:
- API designs
- API launch plans
- Developer outreach plans
- Developer interface designs
- Enterprise Product strategy plans
- Product designs
Expert in Residence
Jun 2016 – Present
BootstrapLabs is a venture building platform that was founded by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. We understand firsthand the needs and challenges of building a startup, and we invest early in potentially disruptive technology startups with global potential.
We believe “AI is eating software” and invest in innovative and smart software platforms leveraging AI technologies to create significant value for their users in large, global markets. Our past investments include companies such as Prezi, XtGem, FeelIt, Zerply, AngelList and others.
Lead Product Management Instructor November 2015 – Present
I tought 4 full Product Management courses and assisted with 3 additional cohorts in training over 50 students to understand the skills and processes of proper Product Management. Consequently, I have been ranked by Product School as one of their top instructors.
My students have gone on to find their first PM jobs or transition into PM roles at their existing companies and loving it.
Jun 2015 – Present
Jun 2013 – Present
April 2017 – Present