Jim Harrer is a Lean Start-up Entrepreneur and High Tech Turnaround CEO. Products I created include:
- EventMingle Community Platform (Enterprise Web, SaaS, Social Media)
- Mustang Message Center (Enterprise Application, SaaS)
- Wildcat! BBS System (Consumer, Retail, Early Web)
Chief Product Officer/ SVP Product Development
Business and program management skills with proven product delivery experience.
Accomplished software expert adept at leading cradle-to-grave product development of software as a service (SaaS), B2B, consumer, and enterprise software applications.
Deep understand of Agile Software Development utilizing the Scrum framework. Able to motivate, lead and engage all stakeholders, C-level executives, product owners, users and the development team.
Experienced leading development teams large and small. Agile/Scrum development expert with a proven track record driving challenging technology products to market. Deep understanding of customer driven software development with short duration sprint cycles.
Visionary, has the ability to connect with the product owners and other end-users to fully understand the best possible implementation of the product and translate the product requirements and product backlog into a manageable release plan.
Excellent project management and collaboration skills. Over 10 years of experience with Sprint planning, running the daily Scrums, Sprint reviews and after action meetings to improve our Sprint processes. Experienced managing the burndown chart and motivating the team when defects or programming challenges threaten the monthly Sprint.