Whispr AI transparently provides realtime voice-based coaching and on-demand expertise to frontline workers helping them advance their skills, deliver more consistent results...more and measurably improving business performance as a result.
Led the M2M Product Development & Innovation group (approximately 70 engineers, designers, product managers & QA specialists) responsible for real-time machine-to-machine...more platforms. These platforms manage large numbers of similar data-generating objects, including SIMs, devices and complex sensors. Also led initiatives bringing next-generation Internet of Things-related products to consumers, business and cities.
Senior Director of Product, Home Page (yahoo.com and m.yahoo.com)
2010 (5 months)
Led yahoo.com home page product team for both desktop and mobile platforms. At the time, Yahoo.com had 1.575 billion visitors and drives approximately $US 3 billion in revenue...more annually ($95 every second). Responsible for all aspects of the home page including the product roadmap, feature specifications, analytics, bucket-testing and revenue-generating modules.
Mobile Home Page (m.yahoo.com)
Director of Product
2005 - 2010 (almost 5 years)
Ran Yahoo's Mobile Front Doors Products team. The team included designers, product managers, and product marketers. I was responsible for the mobile version of yahoo.com,...more oneSearch (a clustered mobile-first search project) and Local. We have released these products in 34 markets on over 3800 different handsets with 45M monthly visitors on the mobile web (up from 15M when I took over m.yahoo.com) and the number 3 news app in the iPhone store for over 9 months.
Senior Human Interface Designer
2003 - 2005 (almost 2 years)
Lead designer for the Treo line of smartphones and Tungsten/LifeDrive line of handheld PDAs specializing in media applications for capturing, viewing and managing photos,...more videos and music streaming video and audio and composition and reading/playback of text and media messaging. Responsibilities include: roadmapping (in conjunction with product marketing), user interaction flows, graphical interface design and usability testing.
1991 - 2003 (almost 13 years)
Led a 15-person development group comprising project managers, brand strategists, designers and software developers. Mind Over Media produces digital consumer, business and...more education communications products and applications for international firms such as Bayer, Xerox and Heinz.
Adjunct Faculty of Design
1991 - 2003 (over 11 years)
Taught "Visual Interface Design" at Carnegie Mellon University's HCI Institute, School of Computer Science-undergraduate for 4 years and graduate for 2 year. Prior to that,...more I taught at Carnegie Mellon's Business School. I have taught a total of 23 classes for CMU.