Bob Gale

  

Technical Product Manager

Location: Seattle


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

An experienced Web and mobile software product development manager with a balance of management, technical and communication skills. Certified ScrumMaster who uses agile methodologies to foster passionate, focused teams. Proven ability to lead multiple simultaneous projects in a fast-moving environment with an appropriate level of process. Adept at creating excellent user experiences through user-centric design principles, including personas, wireframes, user stories and usability testing. Professional customer-facing presence who can manage client relationship through an entire project lifecycle – from solution sales through project delivery and ongoing maintenance. Success with both onshore and offshore development and customer service teams. Hands-on experience with Google Analytics, iTunesConnect, WordPress, MailChimp, Photoshop, RSS, DHTML, CSS, Javascript, XML, SQL, ASP, VB, Mingle, RedMine, Jira, Mantis, MS Project.

Work experience

PressOK Entertainment, Director of Product Management
January 2011 - Present, Seattle, WA, United States

Product owner for location-based mobile game platform PlacePlay.

Intersect, Program Manager
March 2008 - December 2010, Seattle, WA, United States

Coordinated agile development of award-winning location-based social media startup from founding through general release.

Global Market Insite, Director, Technical Product Management
July 2006 - March 2008, Bellevue, WA, United States

Continued to manage NetReflector’s online survey software development projects, but in a highly competitive internal environment that taught me to constantly demonstrate our team’s productivity and achievements. NetReflector was ultimately spun back out as a separate business.

NetReflector, Senior Program Manager
December 2001 - June 2006, Seattle, WA, United States

Helped grow pioneering online survey firm into enterprise feedback solution provider. Successfully managed offshore development teams and numerous product and custom development projects.