Supporting low income workers without college degrees to advance their lives based on merit. Working to scale the number of learners that gain in-demand skills and build new careers through technical training, professional development and job placement with dedicated coaches and peers at Merit America.
BetterYou (betteryou.ai) is a Healthy Habits Companion helping you achieve your goals and improve your life.
Led [email protected] (Product Design, Product Management and Product Operations functions) to enable and empower everyone to participate in better health outcomes. Grew the product team to 30+ strong, created a company-wide product vision and unified product planning process, enhanced product team cohesion and user-centric product development practices, launched and refined a suite of standard product offerings to optimize product-market fit.
Launched new products, grew Thrive’s Product team and enhanced legacy B2B employee wellness SaaS offerings to end stress and burnout, and unlock human potential.
Promoted from Vice President of Product after 9 months. Led multiple product functions (Product Management, Design, Data and Customer Support) to nurture each child’s passion, curiosity, optimism, and educational success with interactive learning library subscriptions for families and schools. IXL Learning acquired Education.com in December 2019.
Consulted with early stage portfolio companies to help them succeed faster.
Led Coursera’s Learner and Partner Experience product teams across B2C and B2B channels. Launched Coursera’s first Master’s degree programs. Launched and fueled the early growth (+400% YoY) of Coursera for Business and Coursera for Teams.
Drove product management and user experience design across half a dozen brands and web properties at a leading provider of online education solutions for licensed professionals. Led the engineering and IT team for 2 years, putting the team and architectural foundation in place for a common platform to enable technology stack consolidation across all web properties.
Headed up product management and user experience (design and documentation) teams. Launched a new, freemium API platform offering that gave enterprises and developers self-serve API configuration and management capabilities.
Promoted from Senior Director of Product after 6 months. Led product management, UI design, document operations and customer support. Overhauled membership user experience, doubling the subscriber base in 9 months.
Guided Writely’s integration into Google systems. Led the public re-launch of Writely as Google Docs. Managed dozens of releases, including several new product launches. Google spokesperson on PBS NewsHour, CBS Sunday Morning News, Office 2.0 & Web 2.0 Conferences. After 3 years on Docs, moved to the Maps team to lead crowdsourced mapping efforts in partnership with a global mapping community.
Led product management, user support and marketing. Worked in close collaboration with company founders on company strategy and product direction. Google acquired Writely in March 2006. Writely subsequently become Google Docs and later evolved into Google Drive.
(2005) General manager and P&L owner of QuickBooks Customer Manager, an innovative CRM offering for small businesses. Managed a cross functional team of engineers, QA, product management and marketing.
(2004) Led a small, entrepreneurial team to architect, design, build and launch QuickBooks Customer Manager, on schedule and with the required feature set. Garnered positive press, won an Entrepreneur Magazine award and exceeded sales forecasts.
(2002-03) Managed team of five product managers who profitably doubled the number of core QuickBooks products in the product line.