Work Experience

Teladoc
September 2013 – April 2017

Senior Manager, IT – Telecommute
October 2015 – April 2017

  • Built and led high performance teams, using Agile & Scrum SDLC; working both tactically as a day-to-day manager, and strategically as thought leader – planning long-term for both product and team advancement and success.
  • Solved unique operational challenges of industry-leading healthcare provider experiencing exponential growth – 1M doctor visits in 14 months. Reduced costs, accelerated over 35M transactions, and eliminated errors without slowing or impeding growth using lean enterprise principles and techniques.
  • Delivered continuous improvements as Scrum Product Owner using innovation, human-centered design, rapid prototyping, user feedback, analysis, and collaboration. Improvements included automating over 80 manual transactions, saving $2M, and increasing customer satisfaction.
  • Developed strategic product roadmaps and provided guidance and progress to executive leadership.

Mobile Applications Manager – Telecommute
September 2013 – October 2015

  • Led mobile design and development teams to create and build award-winning (One Show Gold Pencil & OMMA)  iOS and Android apps connecting patients and doctors including the sharing of HIPAA and HITECH compliant medical information. Created intuitive and pro-active transactional apps with over 700K downloads and ratings over four stars.
  • Wholly re-thought and re-designed the healthcare provider mobile and web applications; delivering a highly secure, state-of-the-art telemedicine platform facilitating efficient and accurate completion of telemedicine visits.
  • Targeted UI, UX, and workflows – increasing user engagement and satisfaction. Using human-centered design principles, delivered industry-leading in-app experience.
  • Raised revenue by reversing registration abandonment and speeding credit card transactions – combining native device features, third-party tools, and human-centered design.
  • Drove cultural shift to create a mobile-first organization, transitioning from web- and browser-based culture. Championed REST web services and API infrastructure to support app changes without app store updates, eliminating most app store approval delays.
  • Led both on- and off-shore development and QA teams, managing three simultaneous application development life-cycles and roadmaps. Gathered, communicated and coordinated cross-functional requirements, secured stakeholder buy-in, and provided data-driven status reports including graphs and charts.

Consult A Doctor
April 2011 – September 2013

Senior Product and Project Manager – Miami Beach, FLiDr247-app-in-action

  • Designed and managed the first in industry, ground-up, native mobile application to connect patients and doctors with a single tap.
  • Managed projects from concept to completion, on-time and on-budget, and managed multi-sourced development teams in four countries, using Agile or waterfall SDLC, depending on project and client needs.
  • Instrumental in successful start-up acquisition by Teladoc – demonstrated native mobile apps can engage users and speed the sales cycle.
  • Transformed BI reports to provide visual, actionable information for clients and executives.
  • Coordinated high-profile and high-risk client integrations including needs analysis, functional and technical specifications, and project management.

 

Entrepreneur
graph pen glassesJuly 1998 – Present

Real Estate – own and manage residential real estate

  • Manage diversified investment real estate portfolio of low, moderate, and high income housing in selecte US sites.
    • Designed and launched web marketing campaign for short-term vacation rentals.
    • Created diversified investments to weather varied economic climates.
    • Interface with local governments to shape policies and laws.

General Electric
November 1998 – April 2003

Audit Manager – Fairfield, CT
December 2002 to April 2003itaudit

  • Created the first GE IT Audit Staff to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley. Designed the strategy, process, staffing and training requirements to build and scale the IT auditing organization for all GE businesses, worldwide.
  • Utilized Six Sigma methods and tools, project management, and auditing best practices to create a financial technology systems audit process.
  • Drove cultural change across finance and information technology communities to controls-based thinking and behaviors.
  • Identified auditor skill set required to successfully complete audits and developed training material for new auditors.

Manager, IT Quality – Fairfield, CT
May 2001 to December 2002dmaic-3d-lg

  • Information Technology Six Sigma Black Belt, managing, training, and coaching teams in the Six Sigma methodology and tools.
  • Managed the quality of IT systems for six IT groups providing cross functional mentoring for over 25 apprentices.
  • Reduced the cost of managing and servicing applications by 10% per year.
  • Designed and executed the Quality training strategy and materials, driving cultural change – data-driven, proactive, and customer focused.
  • Deployed a workflow application to manage and monitor projects throughout 250+ person organization with over 540 active projects.

Manager, Call Center Operations – Pittsfield, MA
November 1998 to May 2001smilingheadsets

  • Managed staff of 24 for 24 x 7 internal & external IT help desk for hardware, software, and infrastructure, serving over 24,000 customers.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by 215%, saving $1.8 MM, through process re-engineering, setting and maintaining KPIs, and knowledge distribution.
  • Saved over $3.5MM by implementing self-service password management; reduced call volume by 30%, increased security and user satisfaction.