● Recruited by Jon Carson, formerly of the White House. As energy consultant, rolled out local/ SF-based Referral/ Ambassador pilot programs to drive solar adoption: Solar...more Open House, Solar Party. ● Brokered 40+ deals, bringing in $2 Million+ in total recurring revenues. ● Established affiliate partnerships with GetAround, GreenDrinks.org. ● Make the switch: share.solarcity.com/henrybv
● Team New York achieved 50 launches, grew 187 neighborhoods to critical mass, or 65% of all city turf (from 2%), a 3,300%/ 33X increase. ● Owned launches & growth...more for 35 Nextdoor neighborhoods/ 108,500 households. ● Executed direct mail campaigns across Product, Engineering & Growth Marketing to increase penetration in top 100 US cities.
● Led analytics, pricing, offer approvals & supported email campaigns for local markets of $2M/ Quarter ● Established growth strategy for Boston, Miami & Atlanta...more with market leads & senior execs. ● Rolled out retargeting feature w/ Strategy lead to increase revenues for markets of $15M+/ Quarter.
Developed a real-time comic book builder with friends
Software Engineer, Product Manager, AngularJS, Ionic, Node.js · I engineered a social networking architecture with User Profile page & ‘Invite… · More Friends’ feature for organic, viral growth.
● Developed mobile app allowing users to create comic books w/ friends in real-time, using phone camera. ● Built app using Angular, Ionic, Node, Express, MongoDB, Firebase, Canvas, HammerJS & CamanJS. ● Engineered social networking architecture w/ User Profile page & ‘Invite Friends’ feature for viral growth.
Led project presented to Starwood Hotels CEO & Directors
Product Lead · Digital/ Mobile Strategy around Millennials, at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, an innovative global hotel company (first hotel… · More company with an Apple Watch app, iPad app, robotic butler. First to innovate 'cool' on massive scale with W brand.)
Mentoring startups in product engineering & growth marketing
TechStars Connection is a new initiative in partnership with Anheuser-Busch InBev and ZX Ventures. As Growth Hacker in Residence for the inaugural batch (Sep 2016 – Feb 2017), I work closely with TechStars startups' CEOs & CTOs on:
● PRODUCT: building MVP, AB testing, UX/ UI design, user testing, product roadmap definition, identifying product/ market fit, go-to-market strategies.
● GROWTH: customer scale (B2B), revenue growth, conversion optimization, SEO/ SEM, community management, marketing automation (HubSpot), viral growth & other successful 'growth hacks' popularized by Silicon Valley startups.
Portfolio companies: Afineur, Analytical Flavor Systems/ Gastrograph, Drinkeasy, Octi (previously GoNative), Intelligent Layer, NaCa Fermentation, ParanoidFan, Party with a Local, PlanSnap, and Quantac.
What I Do
Product Manager & Growth Engineer with a passion for building products that delight users. Previously scaled world-class products at SolarCity (acquired by Tesla), Nextdoor, Gilt.com, and leading Techstars startups.
● 2008 International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) Bronze Medal (Singapore)
● 2012 Dean's Scholar, University of Oxford
● International work experience in France, UK, Vietnam & Singapore. Trilingual in English, French & Vietnamese
Worked for 5+ years scaling world-class products at SolarCity (acquired by Tesla), Gilt Groupe, Nextdoor ($1.1 Billion valuation), and leading Techstars startups. Looking to join the next rocketship as
Head of Product/ Head of Growth
Product Manager/ Growth Engineer
Strategic Advisor/ Co-founder