Core Competencies

  • Visionary Leadership
  • People and Project Management
  • Business Development
  • Product Management
  • Business Planning and Strategy
  • Big Picture Focus
  • Effective Writing and Presentation Skills
  • Consumer Market and Legal Research
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Mentoring and Coaching

  • PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE



    MarpaSoft LLC , Los Angeles, CA

    Information Technology and Services Industry
    02/09 - Present
    Founder


    ShareNow, Beverly Hills, CA

    Social Networking Start Up
    Project and Product Manager

    Project Management 02/01/08 - 10/14/09

    • Oversee SDLC making sure that each phase of development is delivered on schedule and with high quality results. Lead IT recruiting activities; counted hours and overtime for IT team.
    • Drive project requirements, priorities and deadlines, manage resources, coordinate cross-functional teams and manage on-time implementation

    Product Management

    • Analyze description of features, functions and benefits of products. Evaluate, recommend and implement product enhancements and new product concepts based on market demand, sales abilities, and operational feasibility
    • Develop product from strategic planning to implementation to post-launch analysis based on strategic priorities, industry experience, idea generation, site and marketplace research.
    • Analyze every aspect of the user experience, putting users' needs and expectations first in the definition of requirements. Cultivate and constantly improve user experience. Create usability surveys.
    • Optimize and analyze product performance. Facilitate site acquisition and build networking communities; participate in development and implementation of grass roots and traditional marketing plans.

    LRN, Legal Research Network, Los Angeles, CA

    E-Learning Industry
    09/06 - 02/08
    Project Manager

    Planed, deployed, and managed successful web-based legal and ethics training solutions for several Global 1000 companies. Created product vision for creating knowledge management software. Analyzed description of features, functions and benefits of products. Evaluated and recommended product enhancements based on market demand, sales abilities, and operational feasibility. Researched on improvements of education solutions to reinforce corporate culture and integrity.

    Marvin Engineering, Angeles, CA

    Aerospace
    02/06 - 08/06
    Purchasing Manager

    Procured materials, hardware, components and services required to ensure timely completion of customer contracts at a competitive price. Signed and approved all purchase orders and requests affiliated with purchasing procedures. Maintained records of all purchasing documentation and procedures of all actives. Identified cost-savings opportunities. Negotiated best value by long-term agreements. Tracked a monthly budget of all purchases and verified all account codes for each purchase.

    Professional Experience in Ukraine and Scotland Before Entering USA

    International Educational Project, Scotland and Ukraine

    Education Management Industry
    02/98 - 01/02
    Project Manager

    Managed the project of $550K supervising 30 members of academic staff. Successfully exceeded department expectations in achieving project milestones, resulting in significant time (50%) and cost savings (est. $40K savings).

    EnergoFinTrust, Investment and Stock Company, Kharkov , Ukraine

    Management Consulting Industry
    04/97 - 04/02
    Managing Director of Energy Stock Sales and Foreign Investments

    Developed and directed joint venture start-ups. Analyzed financial data on Ukrainian Energy Market and wrote business plans and grand proposals..