ABOUT ME

I am fascinated by people, culture, and products. This drives me as a product manager & web developer who is passionate about launching new ideas. I have been to 1/4 of the world & helped in the startup of new ventures in Africa, Latin America, and Seattle. I am excited to join a team and build products people love.

MY SKILLS

Product Management

Web & App Development

UX Research & Design

Leadership & Management

EDUCATION

2014 - 2015

Web & App Development

General Assembly/Code Fellows

Spending 2 years Learning how to code has made me a more technical product manager. It has also allowed me to iterate and launch features & products faster

2013 - 2014

MBA - Technology

UCT/Tsinghua University

During my MBA I focused my study on the future of technology in Africa & China with a specific focus on innovation, ecommerce, & the sharing economy

2006 - 2009

BA - International Business

Seattle University

Focusing my studies on the future of international business, I wrote my thesis on the history of Chinese (Sino) American relations & trade from Marco Polo to present times

WORK EXPERIENCE

2015 - Now

pennypost

Product Manager | Founder

Conceived of the idea & Built the MVP. Raised seed funding and negotiated our partnerships with General Assembly, wework, and watsi. Accepted into Amazon Web Services Portfolio package for accelerated or VC backed startups.

2014 - 2015

sharingXchange

Product Manager

Acted as the compass for our management team for the strategy and development of our site. Led an international team of developers and UX designers to build our accomodation and host services products

2009 - 2013

Theo Chocolate

Associate Product Manager

Led in the start-up of a new research and development department to generate market research and new products. Acted as a spokesperson and ambassador for the first fairtrade organic bean to bar chocolate company

CONTACT

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