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Vēmos - Product Manager

Oct 2018 - Apr 2020

Vēmos is a startup aimed at disrupting the hospitality industry. The Vēmos platform includes: a Venue Management app for Table Reservation management, Guestlist management, Cover & General Admission collection, and Event check-in; Events & Ticketing platform for creating events and selling tickets; Point-of-Sale (POS) Integration to collect sales and labor data; ID Scanning app for handling door security, and collecting guest and demographic data; Analytics app which combines data from all apps and sources into a cohesive dashboard.

I handled all Product and App Development for Vēmos. These responsibilities include:

  • Oversaw and directed project management for all product development, from concept to launch.
  • Developed roadmaps for new product and feature development, aligning with the company vision.
  • Managed the development team including on-site and off-site contractors, backend and frontend developers.
  • Created user experience designs for new apps and features, including wireframes and prototyping.
  • Architected technical solutions and wrote technical documentation for developers.
  • Owned the QA testing process to ensure shipping accurate, bug-free software.
  • Built systems and processes for technical support to gain product feedback and gage customer satisfaction.

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Gecko Oven Cam

Jan 2018 - Sept 2018

The Gecko Oven Cam is a smart home device I created which allows you to monitor your oven from your phone or tablet. I did 100% of the work on the Oven Cam including the app development, product and software design, and marketing video production. It launched on Indiegogo in August 2018, but did not reach the funding goal to move into final production.

TIAA - Development Manager

Sept 2009 - March 2017

TIAA (formerly TIAA-CREF) is a not-for-profit, Fortune 100 company specializing in financial products and services for education, healthcare, and other not-for-profit fields. I was with TIAA for over 6 years and started by building prototypes and developing web pages, then grew into a technology lead overseeing the UI style guide and front-end architecture, and finally as a development manager, leading a team of UI developers through a major rebranding effort.

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PATH Designs

May 2004 - Present

PATH Designs is my web design company, specializing in web design, graphic design, and technology solutions. I've been designing and building websites for over 14 years, working mostly with small businesses.

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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Sept 2008 – Sept 2011

I started my full-time career working in the IT department at MNSU. My primary duties were to maintain the numerous (1200+) classroom and general use computers. In addition to my primary duties, I also helped maintain our website and create interactive digital and print media, highlighting our technology innovations.

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