Customer focused eLearning product and platform manager with a strong background in educational design. Accomplished product developer with a record of delivering game-changing web and mobile educational products. Skilled digital project manager with 14 years of educational media development experience. Proven expertise in strategic/innovative planning and tactical execution.
- Designed and managed development of on-demand video platform and content library which evolved into a critical component of a $50-million business unit
- Architected and designed student performance reporting platform for U.S. medical products, gaining early entry into institutional market. Generated > $6M in incremental revenue since 2011
- Reduced content development time to market by 25% incorporating Agile and Lean best practices
- Conceived of and managed development for 8 first-to-market mobile applications, helping regain significant market share and contributing to over $3M in annual revenue
Kaplan Test Prep, Director of Product Development
May 2006 - Present, New York, New York, US
Agile Scrum Product Owner for seven proprietary learning platforms supporting more than 20,000 learners annually, including video, assessment, and institutional reporting suites
Managed development of 500 + hours of live streaming, blended, and on-demand courses, more than 15 course books, and over 10,000 online assessment questions. Three direct reports and dotted line management of more than 18 content developers and production staff.
Researched and evaluated opportunities to incorporate the latest learning design and educational technologies into product portfolio. Project managed implementation of mission-critical improvements to live, blended, and on demand products. Cross functional manager for 3 direct reports, vendors, and curriculum developers, with dotted line responsibilities to a technical development Center of Excellence