Director of Product at AngelList Venture
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Feb 2020 - Present
Director of Product Management
On the Venture team, working on tools for investors, fund managers, syndicate leads, and our Operations trams.
Oct 2018 - Jan 2020
Product Lead: Payments, Expansion, Consumer
We're rebuilding our site from the ground up, and we're hiring! https://www.eaze.com/careers Focused on the consumer website, payments, mobile apps, as well as expansion into additional states. - Led product expansion into Oregon (first state outside of California) - Product owner for payments (integrations and expanding payment methods) - One of 3 PMs leading the consumer site rebuild. - Product owner for Growth and the Referrals program - Increased iOS app rating from 2.5 to 4.8 (note: we are not permitted to sell cannabis directly in the app) - Led removal of checkout from native Android app after Google's policies forced us to remove shopping from within the app.
Feb 2017 - Jul 2018
Head of Product
Exit: The core FR8Star.com platform was sold to the dominant player on demand side of our marketplace. I was responsible for the roadmap for all product offerings, including the heavy haul marketplace for carriers and shippers to transact directly with one another, the Permit Estimator Tool, and pricing and matching algorithms. I led the launch of the following features: - Price Lock (Instant Book) - Event Logging Taxonomy and Implementation - Electronic Document Generation and Signature Collection - Payments Flow (Integration with Stripe and Plaid) - Responsive Key Flows for Mobile - Multi-step load posting flow for shippers - Shipper Dashboard and Draft Saving - Updated Carrier Registration to Collect Fleet Information - Integration with FMCSA and TDS APIs - Integration Points for Partnerships with Sandhills Publishing Additionally, I led the design team.
Feb 2012 - Feb 2017
I spent the majority of my time as the PM overseeing how we scaled Customer Experience, Photography Operations, Sales, and Employee Experience teams. I mainly focused on scaling our Customer Experience team through the reduction of inbound volume and increased agent efficiency. Some projects include: - Created original and Resolution Center 2.0 for guests and hosts to resolve monetary conflicts without involvement from CX or the option to escalate to Airbnb mediation - Redesigned cancellation flow for guests and hosts - Created and maintained help center and contact page for hosts and guests, as well as algorithms for help center search and zero-query algorithm used in help dropdown throughout the site - Created custom agent interface for ticket handling, using Zendesk API as a backend - Maintained all internal admin pages - Created custom chat front-end for CX agents, using Liveperson API as a backend - Oversaw admin permissions system and overhaul for all employees I spent my last year working alongside our VP of engineering to manage programs for 600+ engineers through the following initiatives: - Producing the weekly all hands engineering meeting - Managing our 3-week onboarding process for all new hires - Planning our external developer conference, OpenAir - Planning our bi-annual hackathons - Driving Learning & Development -- Organizing technical and soft skill classes- determining course offerings, scheduling, registration, and survey processes - Planning all social events
Mar 2011 - Feb 2012
- Product specialist for the YouTube Data Warehouse, as well as the Partnerships CRM Tool - Created high level roadmap and detailed product requirements for CRM tool - Provided executive-level reporting and analysis regarding partnerships revenue, view, and engagement data - Executed SQL trainings across the company
Jul 2010 - Mar 2011
- Created and managed operational dashboards using Python for the Copyright, Policy, Legal, and Spam teams - Maintained custom reporting database for operation teams - Provided specialized data analysis for various teams using SQL and python, including legal requests for subpoenaed data
Jun 2009 - Jul 2010
2005 - 2009
B.S.E., Civil & Environmental Engineering