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Senior Director, Product Management

Product Mgmt / Development / Marketing, Market Research / a Conversation

Areas of Expertise

  • Connecticut, United States
  • GMT-0400
  • English


Talented executive with more than 16 years of success in enterprise product management, business development, marketing, and market research.

- Skilled at identifying next-generation products and targeted markets, communicating with all stakeholders to determine business requirements, and driving them through development and launch.

- Strong record of ensuring product success by collaborating with both internal and external customers across divisions to provide proactive product feedback to development.

- Successful in establishing, developing, and motivating high-performing teams, providing product vision, and delivering the best value to customers.

- Strong influencing, problem-solving, consensus-building, and facilitation abilities in working with diverse stakeholders.

Possess key deliverables in:

- Market Strategy Development

- New Product Development

- Product Positioning & Launch

- Product Lifecycle Management

- Strategic Partnerships

- Market Analysis & Segmentation

- Team Management & Development

- Relationship Management

- Development Methodology

- Requirements Definition

Active Conversations With Clients

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SunGard Availability Services; Senior Director, Product Management; less than 1 year

CA, Inc.; various roles from software engineering through to product management and strategy; over 15 years

Various whitepapers and social media on cloud computing, IT management / automation, data center automation, green IT.


New York University; BA; Computer Science, Biology; Pragmatic Marketing Inc.; PMC Certification

Past Conversations With Clients