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Senior Product Manager

Location:
Bentonville, AR
Posted:
July 31, 2020

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MEGEN COWETT

312-***-**** *** N Lake Shore Drive #2510

Chicago, IL 60611 adezyq@r.postjobfree.com

EXPERIENCE

WALMART July 2019–Present

Senior Product Manager, Pricing

Recaptured $15M in lost sales by managing design and development of rules-based pricing engine for automotive department

Delivered and incorporated into merchant daily workflow a pricing dashboard displaying planned merchandise price changes, profit and markdown impacts, and unit elasticity estimates based on Nielsen and RDS competitive data

Managed conception, design, and release of “Pricing Desk” tool; enabled different sets of stakeholders to easily determine the cost of improving Walmart’s price gap against competitors such as ALDI, Target, and Amazon Prime.

WALMART June 2018–August 2018

Senior Product Manager, MBA Intern

•Designed Online Grocery Pick-up (OGP) data prototype for 5,000 Walmart merchants by conducting interviews, leading UX designers, and performing user-testing through three iterations

•Developed a two-year departmental marketing plan for new digital product team, which aims to standardize merchant data and encourage adoption of new internally-developed technologies

SPROG INC. March 2018–May 2018

Lead Consultant

•Led a team of six Olin students in recommending a strategic partnership between a dwindling local tutoring organization and a national early childhood education provider; presented findings to Superintendent of Kirkwood, MO Public Schools; recommendation implemented

ARCH TO PARK COLLABORATIVE, CITY OF ST. LOUIS January 2018–May 2018

Consultant

•Created a cultural competitiveness index to compare St. Louis’ cultural assets to those of peer cities, using robust data for defined metrics; data will be used as the underpinnings for marketing publications showcasing St. Louis as an attractive place to live for recent college graduates and millennials

UCHICAGO IMPACT July 2011–August 2017

Not-for-profit organization that develops and disseminates educational technology to drive school improvement

Associate Product Manager August 2016–August 2017

•Led Strategic Teaching and Evaluation of Progress (STEP) Literacy Assessment revalidation study: based on empirical research done on current student data, rewrote reading assessment now used in 300+ schools nationwide

STEP Agile Product Associate June 2015–August 2016

•Pioneered R&D product, STEP Agile, in early-stage development by defining use-case scenarios and differentiated support for this cost-effective, primarily virtual implementation of STEP, and field testing various remote coaching avenues

STEP OAS Product Associate January 2014–May 2015

•Managed pilot year implementation of R&D product, STEP Online Assessment System (OAS), by recruiting five schools, training 60 leaders and teachers, providing on-site support for first round of use, and steering focus groups to inform OAS v. 2.0.

STEP Product Specialist July 2011–December 2013

•Built infrastructure to support DMS in growth from 30 schools in 2012 to over 160 schools in 2013

EDUCATION

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, OLIN BUSINESS SCHOOL, St. Louis, MO May 2019

Master of Business Administration, Concentration in Management Consulting

•Forté Fellow GMAT: 730 Center for Experiential Learning (CEL) Fellow: One of four students selected to serve in an advisory capacity to MBA student groups partaking in CEL practicums and programs Board Member, Boys and Girls Club of Bethalto, IL

•Trip Leader, Global Management Studies: Designed semester-long class and led 20 classmates on 10-day trip to three cities in Colombia President, Adam Smith Society; President, Jewish Business Students Association

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO June 2011

Bachelor of Arts, English Language and Literature

•Research Assistant, U. of Chicago Becker Center for Price Theory Vice President, Delta Gamma Sorority Jeff Metcalf Fellow

ACTIVITIES/SKILLS/INTERESTS

•Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, JIRA, Tableau, Alteryx, Looker, Agile Methodology, UI/UX Research, Scrum, Kanban, JIRA, InVision, Lucidchart

•Other interests include: Sunday crossword puzzles, day trading, travel



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