SeminarWeb, VP of Distance Learning
September 2010 - October 2013, Austin, Texas, United States
Oversaw all personnel, marketing, technology, budgeting and operations of SeminarWeb. Primary developer for enhancements to the SeminarWeb distance learning platform. Agile product owner for the SeminarWeb clients.
MemberCentral, Chief Product Owner
December 2009 - October 2013, Austin, Texas, United States
Planned, organized, and directed the project management process using Agile Scrum software development methodology. Responsible for team performance, client support operations, control of planned output, labor efficiency, and overall customer service.
As Chief Product Owner and VP of Operations I worked with the Scrum Master to reboot the Agile software development process. Educated team on the principles of Agile, the various roles, and the purpose of the Sprint ceremonies. Created the Product Roadmap and maintained entire Product Backlog. Focused on delivering business value and return on investment for all clients. Revamped Agile practices resulted in vast upgrade in efficiency and output, as well as the ability to accurately forecast when new features and services would be delivered.
TrialSmith, Senior Developer
December 2009 - September 2010, Austin, Texas, United States
Developed new applications while also enhancing existing software for a hosting platform serving over 140 sites. Applications built include a national, private social media tool created exclusively for plaintiff lawyers. It allowed lawyers to connect with colleagues to exchange case information, blog, share photos, videos, and files. Members were also able to post message on to colleague's white board. Enhanced the group permissioning features so groups were dynamically created based on member demographics.