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Martin Dare


Senior Product Manager, Redwood Systems

Location: Fremont, CA


Certified Scrum Product Owner



Martin Dare

I collaborate with customers to understand their needs, and align internal stakeholders to work towards business objectives and priorities. I synthesize information, identify sources and dependencies, and formulate actionable solutions to create business value.

I have 10+ years of experience in delivering technology products for start-ups and corporations, and 5 years of experience in working with Agile teams. My skill set includes:

▪ Technology product management and marketing
• New product development and market entry strategy
• Cross-functional management across geographies
• SaaS, application platform, web service integration solutions
• Agile software development practices (Scrum Alliance CSP, CSPO)

I was introduced to the Scrum Alliance and Agile practices in 2007 while working as a Product Manager at Autodesk working on the development of a search/information retrieval framework to enable cross-platform integration of Construction & Real Estate Industry Solutions SaaS products (Buzzsaw, Constructware). I continued to expand my Agile knowledge and experience as a Product Owner at Skire, where I guided the development of Real Estate SaaS solutions on a new enterprise web application platform, and a public, closed-domain, knowledge base, social media plattform targeting real estate and construction (formerly

I am currently Product Owner at Redwood Systems prioritizing feature development for an open framework API as well as guiding third-party development of mobile applications (Android, iOS, web), and integration with hardware (AMX, Crestron,TZ) and software (Google Apps, Microsoft) using the Redwood API to deliver building sensor network data, system performance reporting, and LED lighting control solutions.




Work experience

Redwood Systems, Product Owner / Scrum Facilitator
February 2012 - Present, Fremont, CA, United States

I introduced Agile iterative development methodologies to promote cross-functional communication and transparency between departments, and improve product quality and delivery.

Redwood Systems has developed the world’s only smart building-performance lighting platform that powers and controls lights and a high-density sensor grid providing both best-in-class energy savings and granular monitoring of space utilization, temperature and power consumption.

Jotter, Product Owner
June 2011 - February 2012, Menlo Park, CA, United States

I collaborated with Agile Scrum team(s) in the the development of a public, closed domain, knowledge base social platform for the real estate, design, construction, operations and maintenance industries.

Jotter is a focused source of knowledge and best practices for people who envision, procure, design, build, and operate the built environment.

Jotter ceased operations.

Skire , Product Owner
March 2010 - February 2012, Menlo Park, CA, United States

I guided Skire's "pioneer" Agile cross-functional team as they navigated the Scrum framework for the first time in the development of Real Estate SaaS solutions on a new web application platform, and then continued to lead the Agile Scrum transformation for the rest of the organization.

Skire is the global industry leader in providing cloud-based solutions for managing capital projects, facilities and real estate.

Skire was acquired by Oracle in 2012.

Autodesk, Product Owner
April 2007 - March 2009, San Francisco, CA, United States

I was the Product Owner for a number of the initial Agile development efforts in the Real Estate and Construction Industry Solutions Group at Autodesk, Inc.

Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software.


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