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Product Manager Senior

Spring Mills, PA
March 19, 2023

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Michael Kolodny • 267-***-**** • Product Manager: Life-long learner building consumer-facing products, data platforms, and enterprise services. AREAS OF EXPERTISE

• Leading and motivating cross-functional teams to solve challenging and unstructured business problems.

• Applying business and technical acumen (ML/Generative AI) to develop successful product and pricing strategies.

• Analyzing big data (e.g., consumer insights) to develop products, engage customers, and improve financial performance. TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES

Analytics: Decision trees, Neural networks (Graph & Recurrent), Regression, Support vector machines (SVM). Cloud Services: AWS (DynamoDB, EC2, IAM, Lambda, Neptune, RDS, SageMaker, S.3, VPC), GCP (BigQuery, IAM). Generative AI: OpenAI (gpt-3.5-turbo, whisper-1, image-alpha-001), Stability.AI (text-to-image), Languages: GraphQl (SDL), Javascript (fe: Angular, React, Typescript; be: Express.JS, Node.JS, Rails), SQL, Python. Methodologies: Agile (scrum, kanban), SDLC, Product Sense, Process Modeling, RAD, UX/UI Design Principles. Regulation: GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, MiFIR, 12 CFR 371, 17 CFR 43/45, 17 CFR 242, 21 CFR 11, 21 CFR 210/211. Tools: Azure DevOps, Airflow, AWS Quicksight, Balsamiq, Figma, Google Analytics/Looker, InVision, JIRA, Miro, Postman, Sisense, Snowflake, Tableau.

Professional Experience

Cellares, South San Francisco, CA

Senior Product Manager (September 2022 – March 2023) [Present Day] Product managing software development for a next-generation cell therapy manufacturing solution, the Cell Shuttle. Key Achievements:

Leading 20+ person cross-functional team in rapid application development, applying serverless frameworks, robust data security and integration services; collaborated with HW & SW Engineers, UX Designers, Legal, and R&D teams to synthesize user needs into requirements, develop and launch features, and validate performance as a flywheel.

Owning a multi-year roadmap for 5 applications with input from the leadership team: President, VP of R&D, and VP of Technology. Synthesizing the roadmap according to customer input, business goals, and engineering competencies.

Leading Voice-of-Customer activities to enable prototype development through launch and post-release. GeneDx (formerly Sema4), New York, NY

Senior Product Manager (October 2020 – September 2022) Enabling personalized care, clinical trial recruitment and real-world evidence analyses for providers specializing in oncology and rare disease. Driving product strategy, API definition, and market/product analysis (promoted to Sr PM 02/2021). Key Achievements:

Launched analytics products generating $25mm+ (2020 – 2023) (20x ROI): (1) web apps for clinicians to interpret genetic results; (2) multi-platform analytics environment for translational research spanning genetic data, health records, and socio-behavioral data; (3) algorithmically predict disease risk, drug response, and patient similarity.

Partnered with data scientists to extract 100+ disease-specific data elements (NLP, GNNs/RNNs) from electronic health records, in a configuration-driven pipeline, with the overall precision and recall of 0.9 and 0.8, respectively.

Improved Reinforcement Learning from Human Feedback (RLHF) algorithm to diagnose 30+ cancers (90% accuracy).

Delivered prioritization framework to manage backlog of 100+ requirements using client journey maps.

Defined and implemented recruitment strategy: hiring 2 junior Product Managers (PMs), 4 mid-level PMs, 2 Project Managers, & 4 Software Engineers; provided performance and mentorship feedback to improve team productivity. Gartner, Stamford, CT

Product Manager (June 2018 – October 2020)

Spearhead go-to-market activities to launch a $10mm/year ad-tech solution. Defined, reviewed, and executed operational priorities with C-Suite team including development planning, status/sales reporting, KPIs, and financial planning. Key Achievements:

Launched “Buyer Discovery,” (BD) an intent data platform for B2B software companies, and grew engagement to

~800 users amidst a challenging COVID environment. Responsible for owning end-to-end product development.

Managed 10+ engineers to integrate Google Analytics, Salesforce, Marketo, Hubspot, LinkedIn and ZoomInfo.

Increased page conversions by 1.5% and demand generation revenue by $2.8mm/year by utilizing A/B testing

(Clearbit, Optimizely) to personalize and improve the User Experience (UX) for ~50M mobile/desktop visitors.

Expanded top and bottom funnel exposure for “BD subscribers” by 60% over 6-months post-launch by delivering ~20 enhancements after market research, usability tests and internal metric diagnostics on customer acquisition KPIs.

Drove 3-year roadmap to transition product into growth stage; scaled organization for growth by prioritizing tech debt reduction and self-service onboarding for partners, reducing integration time by 75%.

Mentored 6 associates for two diversity initiatives impacting underrepresented associate population. Goldman Sachs, Jersey City, NJ / Warsaw, PL

Product Manager, Team Lead (July 2014 – May 2018)

Developed and managed Investment Banking and Capital Markets compliance technology projects with $200mm non- compliance consequences. Represented firm in industry meetings (SIFMA, FIF) and to regulators (SEC, FINRA, FDIC, ESMA) on issues, challenges and concerns (e.g. electronic surveillance, costs, technical hurdles) with implementation. Key Achievements:

Managed 15-member multi-national team to establish MiFID II compliance, exception analysis and a change management control framework across the firm’s infrastructure. Relocated to Warsaw, PL for this assignment.

Shipped full-stack regulatory reporting program (11HC/$2mm budget) for 3-year, $3 billion-dollar merger; prioritized 40+ system developments impacting 1000s of clients and managed KPIs/dependencies to deliver on schedule.

Distilled firm-wide business/system architecture changes across 20 global teams (Engineering, Legal, Risk, Finance

& PMO) to assess business impact; defined project plan, priorities and dependencies to meet department’s needs.

Owned a pipeline of 30+ concurrent projects (i.e., CAT NMS, 12 CFR 371) and hired, prioritized, and implemented strategic solutions to meet evolving demands in new businesses (Equities, Exchange and OTC-traded derivatives, Fixed Income, Currencies, Commodities, Insurance) for asset managers and high net worth individuals.

Implemented a structured change management process, enabling a faster launch of ~200 new products/markets

(i.e., GSCO Sigma X2, 15+ Equities/Derivatives platforms); defining product/business requirements, reviewing technical specifications, writing gherkin user stories and acceptance criteria, and performing user testing.

Negotiated and coordinated technology resources to identify and remediate ~10.2 billion system exceptions and increase accurate trend analyses; prevented additional regulatory fines which historically topped $120mm.

Worked with FINRA and Thesys CAT to refine Broker Dealer technical specification for SEC Rule 613 compliance.

Created WSPs for compliance teams to utilize in day-to-day monitoring of 10+ non-financial reporting obligations. Education and Training

The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA Bachelor of Science in Finance (Information Systems Minor), 2014

— Certifications & Professional Development —

Data Science Master’s [Edureka 2022 – 2024] Algorithms 1&2 [Coursera] Quantum Computing Intro [Coursera] Molecular Biology [MIT OpenCourseWare 2020] Data Science & Big Data Analytics Course [MIT xPro 2017]

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