Born in Ramsgate in 31st October 1984, that's where it all started.
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MAY 2019 - Present
Head of Product
Verv is a fast-paced start-up company providing data insights
Lead a cross-functional Agile team, prioritising the product backlog and acting as the Product Owner
Worked cross-functionally with marketing and sales team members to help pre-sales activities for potential customer’s and part of sales enablement
Manage partnership’s with communication provider’s, hardware and software partners
Help design BDD test for end to end testing of the product
December 2017 - April 2019
Senior Product Manager
Direct Line is of the Top 5 leading insurers in the UK market,
Lead all digital product management aspects of the home product, defining the roadmap and product vision
Lead two scrum teams and their product owners
Data led approach to website optimization efforts, the last A/B for the payment journey resulted in a 3% conversion lift which equates to over half a million.
Worked with the Data and UX team to understand user behaviour and product metrics
September 2016 - November 2017
Technical Product Owner
RDT has been developing systems for Global insurers.
Owning and creating the business/product requirement and the developer API documentation
Managing API versioning and understand the product lifecycle of each API.
Identified the relevant SDK’s for the company and our Partners. Owning the product loop and ensuring products and API’s are constantly upgraded and delivered to partner needs and industry standards, maintaining market leading capability
July 2015 - September 2016
Appnovation Technologies is a global IT services firm
Started and led the product arm of Appnovation, transition the product from alpha, beta and go to market stage.
Identified market needs and opportunity sizes.
Developed business plans and recommendations to VP of sales and CEO.
Participated in early engagement with customers and customer support to resolve customer experience issues.
July 2013 - June 2015
PEER 1, is one of the world's leading Web-hosting providers.
Double digit growth, on my product portfolio which generated over $30M+ per year
Managed multiple product lines, many from inception through delivery including pricing, specifications, analysis and sales support in three markets (EMEA, APAC, NA).
Transition of product development from Waterfall to Agile
Technical Career Experience
Cogco Peer 1, Southampton- Senior Systems Engineer Jan 2011 - Jun 2013
TRHITC, Portsmouth— Senior Systems Engineer
Sept 2008 - Jan 2011
Wavex, London — System Engineer
Apr 2007 - Sep 2008
Liquid Knowledge, Ashford— System Engineer
Apr 2005 - Apr 2007