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Sonja Schurig

  

Product Owner, Degreed

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Credentials


Groups I belong to

Scrum Utah

Wasatch Front Agile

Biography

Market-driven Scrum/Agile product marketing manager with strong results in enterprise software development. Lead data driven needs analyses and iterative product delivery. Develop and manage technology partnerships, cloud delivered software, and mobile applications. Critical thinker and technical subject matter expert with Executive MBA business acumen. Trained in Pragmatic Marketing used as product owner role at various companies.

Specialties: Corporate Strategy | New Product Development | Enhancements | Product Roadmaps | Pricing Market Research and Identification | Competitive Analysis | Customer Research | Customer Advisory Boards | Build vs. Partner Analysis | Partner Analysis | Launch Plans 

 

Work experience

Degreed, Product Marketing Manager
March 2015 - Present, Salt Lake City, UT
Product Marketing Manager at Degreed. Degreed is jailbreaking the degree by offering the right learning to the right the people at the right time. Degreed is the first learning platform made for the learner.

Allegiance, Product Owner
September 2012 - March 2015, South Jordan, UT
Product Owner across multiple scrum teams. Conducted competitive market research and hundreds of hours of customer interviews to identify high-priority, unmet, or underserved needs. Gathered and prioritized requirements with emphasis on data visualization.

Fusion-io, Inc, Manager, System Level Test
May 2010 - September 2012, Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Recruited to start-up solid-state storage company to manage system-level test team. Oversee quality of driver, firmware, management software, and server compatibility. Manage 21-person team that conducts all system qualification testing for company OEM partners and large customers and administer software QA lab with 200+ servers.

Landesk Software, Manager, Software QA
October 2004 - May 2010, Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Managed quality assurance team for large-scale projects; oversaw all quality control aspects. Delivered product and project management support – wrote all customer stories and customer acceptance tests in Agile development processes as product owner which led to refinement of product requirements.

IBM, Advisory I/T Specialist
September 2001 - October 2004, Boulder, CO, United States
Recruited into company performance testing team for business unit, which created custom software for customers; worked on-site at customer locations to expedite software builds to precise client specifications.

Whizbang Labs, INC. , Quality Assurance Tester
December 1999 - September 2001, Provo, UT, United States
Joined start-up company and provided quality assurance for Flipdog.com which was largest online recruiting website. Verified data extraction algorithms by web crawlers.

 

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