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Albany, NY
October 22, 2019

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518-***-**** 919 Jacob st, Troy NY 12180 LinkedIn PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Data driven Business Development Manager with strong product vision & instincts, 5 year track record in ideation, research, design, development and launch of consumer-facing e-commerce products. Experienced team leader with background of Top Management and cross-functional team leadership at tech-driven company; Fulbright scholar EDUCATION

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Troy, NY, USA May 2020 Master (MS) of Technology Commercialization & Entrepreneurship Ilia State University - Tbilisi, Georgia June 2017 Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The University Of Georgia - Tbilisi, Georgia June 2014 Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)


Head Of Research & Development November 2017 – August 2019 OPPA - E-wallet, with 300 employees & 1,500,000 registered users - Tbilisi, Georgia

● Formed R&D department, introduced research methodologies, led up to 10 professionals

● Analyzed value chain, developed & launched E-wallet web app and 1st shared-savings account service in Georgia

● Delivered full payment/reporting system for e-merchants, including offline/online card payments, cash payments

● Conducted multilevel comprehensive tests for above mentioned products, including UX/UI, functionality tests Head of Product Development May 2017 – August 2019 VERIFIER - E-identity verification startup combining face detection/recognition/resemblance analysis & national ID/passport verification. Approved by National Bank of Georgia - Tbilisi, Georgia

● Conducted market & Technology research involving 1,000 users, governmental & and e-commerce organizations

● Defined product roadmap, milestones & success metrics and tracked development team performance

● Delivered first prototype API & conducted Alpha & Beta testing Head Of Product Development (Deputy Head Of Marketing Department) January 2016 – November 2017 Nova Technology - E-commerce company with 10,000 self-service kiosks & 300,000 customers per day. Operating under the brand name “PayBox” - Tbilisi, Georgia

● Planned & executed strategic branding process via 3rd party agencies

● Coordinated mutual projects with Mastercard & local financial institutions

● Deployed attached card payment method, standing orders & SMS pay systems for customer accounts

● Worked with merchants and API, SDK providers and developed various incremental features Underwriter (Motor Products Manager) October 2013 – January 2016 Insurance Company Aldagi


• Communication skills • Problem solving abilities • Strategic decision making • Empathetic team leadership • Strong Marketing skills • Highly detailed • User Experience (UX) research • Data and trend interpretation • Product cycle research • Russian / Georgian speaker • Design thinking • Agile development • SCRUM framework • Microsoft Office • Project management • Team leadership • Strategic planning • Product management • Market research • Agile development • Mobile wallet • E-commerce • Technical understanding • Javascript basics • digital payments •

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