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Experienced project and product manger, I'm passionate about collaborating with high performing teams towards impactful business goals. I spend my time building meaningful experiences and products that solve unique problems. I'm a maker at heart with a deep love for technology and an insatiable curiosity.


  • Product Management, Strategy & Design
  • Program/Project Management
  • UX, Wireframing, lo-fi mockups
  • Agile Development Methodologies
  • Instrumentation and Analytics


Product Manager at Substantial | San Francisco, CA

March 2015 - Present

  • Lead cross-discipline delivery teams in agile methodologies and served as a scrum master
  • Managed weekly roadmaps, feature prioritization, Trello grooming, and project budgets
  • Served as a day-to-day client engagement manager for several enterprise accounts
  • Instrumented with Mixpanel and Appsee Mobile Analytics
  • Hired and grew the delivery team of designers and developers by 30%

Substantial is a digital studio that melds strategy, design and technology. We are a passionately obsessed team of creative technologists, strategists, and designers creating digital product experiences that matter to real people and produce real results for businesses – from small startups to world–class brands.

Platform Manager at Heavybit Industries | San Francisco, CA

October 2012 - March 2015

  • Lead a team of developers in weekly sprints, scrum and agile methodologies
  • Responsible for roadmap and feature prioritization as product owner
  • Architected the video publishing platform for over 65 Heavybit talks
  • Increased website engagement by 10% and newsletter conversion by 38%
  • Designed a custom resolution video player with interactive transcript and talk outline

Established by Heroku founder James Lindenbaum, Heavybit is a nine month program for funded companies building developer-facing products and services like Stripe, PagerDuty, Meteor and Keen IO. The program includes access to a network of software-as-a-service industry leaders, weekly talks and office hours, and a community centered around Heavybit’s San Francisco clubhouse.

Freelance Web Designer | San Diego, CA

October 2010 - September 2012

  • Developed and maintained several corporate Wordpress websites
  • Created wireframes and hi-fi mockups for marketing landing pages
  • Designed print, vinyl and digital marketing materials

Clients: J031, Sware Inc., Locurious, QualityFirst Commercial, So Diego Tours, Onset Innovations, Shown to Scale, Kuatro Design, Nuvida

Swim Coach at UCSF | San Francisco, CA

January 2013 - Present

  • Taught all levels of red-cross certified swimming
  • Lead private and group lessons from toddler to adult
  • Coached Masters swimmers by creating challenging workouts building endurance, technique and confidence in the pool

The leading university exclusively focused on health, UCSF Bakar Fitness & Recreation Center features state-of-the-art equipment, a dedicated Pilates studio, two swimming pools, and a climbing wall. UCSF is focused on creating a balanced and heathy lifestyle. 



University of California San Diego
BS, Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Product School
Class of 2016