Hudson, MA *****
Software Product Management Executive, Consultant
Seeking Vice President Product/Program Management role in fast-paced, high-growth technology
Co-founder of 3 software companies in the role of VP, President, or COO
Documented complete baseline product roadmap and associated marketing, sales and product
Domain experience in enterprise software, SaaS, cloud, CRM, PLM, K12 and post-secondary ed.
Process Improvement consultant for Financial Services, Automotive, Defense & Aero, Consumer
Expertise in Product Management, Program Management, Product Portfolio, Analytics, Quality
Vast toolset including Agile, Lean, Six Sigma, project management
Former Division Director of Quality for Raytheon
2004 – 2006, 2011-Present HotChalk, Inc., VP Product Management (co-founder) Campbell, CA
A software and services company with vast network of properties serving K12 and post-secondary
education. LessonPlansPage.com, EducationCareerAdvisors.com
Developed entire product roadmap, MRD’s, PRD’s, FRD’s, patents and testing for LMS and
Implemented Agile Development and KanBan process and managed off-shore development team
Performed market and competitive analyses
Evaluated and contracted third party software vendor products
Produced company strategic plan
Released upgrade to LessonPlansPage.com to maintain #1 Google ranking
Jan. – Mar. 2011 Backupify, Consultant Cambridge, MA
Produced high value deliverables related to product management process for cloud-based SaaS social
media and business application backup products
Authored company product roadmap
Produced product briefs for Google Apps, Social Media and Search products
Developed custom product management and support process plans, QA test plan
Captured high level architecture document for Cassandra, Redis, Resque platform on Amazon
Performed detailed analysis of customer capture process
2007 to 2010 Venalytica, Inc., Founder, President Hudson, MA
Invented and marketed SaaS-delivered product selection software to improve online retail conversion
rates and gather fine grained analytical data on consumer purchase trends for electronics, computers,
autos, real estate, audio and fashion markets. Named by MassHighTech as “A Startup to Watch” in 2009.
Wrote and filed patents and trademarks to establish I/P value
Completely defined and managed agile development of search software for TV’s and laptop
Designed and released corporate website and customer-facing eCommerce site
Established sales channels and trained sales representatives
Built team by recruiting CTO, VP Sales & Marketing, VP Finance, BOD and Advisory staff
Created and presented investor pitches to Angels and VC targets
2006 - 2007 ClearStory Systems, Inc., Director Product Management Westborough, MA
Award-winning content management software delivering marketing applications to the digital supply
Captured and delivered requirements for workflow and video modules for Digital Asset Management
Created requirements for presentation management and creative suite integration modules
Wrote specifications for dynamic publishing application for marketing data management
Developed custom software development process to improve delivery performance in agile
Performed companywide assessment
2000 – 2004 ProductFactory, Inc., VP Product Management (co-founder) Maynard, MA
A Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software vendor created to operationalize best practices in
Program Management and Product Portfolio Management. Utilized n-tier, Java and SQL/Oracle platform
for installed and SaaS models.
Built internal processes for development and test, sales engineering and documentation
Documented requirements – Product Roadmap, MRD, PRD, FRD, patents
Managed offshore development and quality processes.
Identified/nurtured reference-able early adopters
Launched Product Portfolio Management software for major networking products company
Managed integration of product portfolio management product with Agile Corp’s document
Assisted with acquisition and integration into Agile Corp.
Led network of senior consultants available for nationwide on-site engagements post-acquisition
1999 – 2000 Iris Graphics, Inc., Director of Quality Billerica, MA
Leading analog and digital proofer manufacturer in the graphic arts industry.
Reengineered quality and document control functions that lead to field liability reduction of $5M
Planned and implemented reliability and certification tests for new products
Maintained ISO9002 certification and prepared company for ISO9001 certification
1995 – 1999, Meritus Consulting Services, LLC, Senior Consultant Boston, MA
Boutique professional services firm formed as a joint venture of Coopers & Lybrand and IBM Consulting.
Specialized in Supply Chain, Systems Engineering, Quality Improvement and IT.
Employed Quality Cost Reduction techniques including Six Sigma and industrial Design of
Experiments, improving production process and saving client $1M
Trained and deployed executive-level Six Sigma teams at GE Capital as part of their corporate-wide
Performed shelf data analysis, recommended and implemented solutions for clients Ford, Visteon,
TRW Automotive, General Electric Capital, United Fixtures, Corning Consumer, AGFA and R.R.
Donnelley & Sons
1982 – 1995, GTE, Magnavox, Varian, Raytheon Boston, MA
Increasingly responsible assignments in quality and program management in the defense industry
culminating with a tenure at Raytheon as Division Director of Quality.
BSEE, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1982