Carnegie Mellon University
Interaction Design , Interaction Design
University of Colorado
Architecture , Architecture
Senior User Experience Design Lead
April 2011 - January 2012
• Online Services Division | Microsoft Advertising Platform
• Manage a shared services group supporting tools and R&D
Sr. Manager Wireless Product Planning & Design
March 2010 - April 2011
• Product Strategy, Planning and Design across major device platforms including Android, iPhone, RIM, Palm, etc.
• Participate in new product strategy and planning with senior leadership
• Sheppard the transition from product vision to product realization
• Create high level and detailed interaction flows, wireframes, concepts and presentations
• Manage outside design partners / vendors in ongoing project work
Director of User Experience
May 2008 - October 2009
• Venture backed startup (formerly Blist)
"Making Data Social" www.socrata.com
• Brought in to redesign a SaaS social database / social information application and help transition it to a Social Data Discovery solution.
• Product used by Federal Government, EPA, NIH, City of Chicago among others.
• The work was "hands on," not simply directing
Product Planning / Strategy