15 Years Crafting Products, 100 Million Influenced

Accomplishments
  • Roles Held
    Founder / CEO
    VP Product Management
    Creative Director
  • Products Built
    Venmo & Zelle
    Video SaaS Platform
    Advertising SaaS Platform
  • Impact Made
    Generated 9 Figure Revenues
    Reached 100 Million Users
    Raised $2M from Angels

2018

  • Director, Product Management

    P2P Payment App June, 2018 - October 2019
    • Led the P2P product team Drove 9 figure business unit Responsible for 40M+ customers 7 figure monthly customer growth Grew OCT revenue 8x Launched real-time payments Optimized payment methods and processing, 8 figure savings Solved FinCEN regulation, ensuring 100% customer activation Managed Plaid and Amplitude relationships Built hiring plan, adding 10 Product Managers

2016

  • VP Product and Design

    P2P Payment Network July, 2016 - December, 2017
    • Hired to build and lead the Product and Design team Built hiring plan, growing us from 2 to 19 in nine months Drove 8 figure business unit Designed and launched the Zelle brand with America's biggest banks Designed and developed the iOS and Android apps Built 100-page UX design system certification guide Grew from $34B in P2P Payments to $70B in 18 months Averaged 65,000 new users daily App received WCAG AAA Accessibility rating Implemented Mixpanel enterprise edition Humbly recognized on Bank Innovations 2017 Innovators to Watch 19 Certified Banks: Chase, Wells Fargo, US Bank, Bank of America, Capital One, PNC, BB&T, Citibank, Frost, USAA

2014

2013

2012

2006

2005

  • Sr. Business Development Manager

    Internet Service Provider May, 2005 - June, 2006
    • Developed national channel partnerships Drove 7 figures in new revenue Brought 4 partnerships into contract in 3 months Negotiated all deals and built financial models Co-created sales collateral Strategic partners: Microsoft, Dell, AARP, DISH Network, Best Buy, Fry's, Southwest Airlines

2003

  • Strategic Advisor

    At-home Fitness Company June, 2003 - September, 2004
    • Connected company with A-list celebrity clients Built sales plan growing revenue to $500K Setup and managed Google CPC campaigns Company featured in SELF Magazine and on ABC News

2002

  • Co-founder and Head of Product

    Social Media SaaS Platform for Celebrity Fan Communities January, 2002 - October, 2004
    • Secured $1M deal with rapper Nelly Self-funded before raising capital Negotiated and structured every client deal Prototyped user interface Wrote product requirements Exclusive partnership with MSN Featured on Access Hollywood television
  • University of Phoenix

    Graduated with a Bachelors in Business Management

2000

  • Business Development

    Digital Agency March, 2000 - December, 2002
    • Developed custom web applications for Fortune 1000 companies Key customers: National Semiconductor, Adobe, Cornish & Carey This is where I became a UX designer

1999

  • Started First Company at 19

    DJ Vinyl Record Distribution August, 1999 - March, 2000
    • Sold DJ vinyl records across the US Made $50K in first 3 months Started company to get out of credit card debt. My parents taught me a valuable lesson.

1997

  • Sales

    Record Label September, 1997 - January, 2000
  • Assistant to Music Director

    #1 Radio Station in Bay Area September, 1997 - January, 2000
  • Worked all through high school as a pastry chef to save for college and buy my first car
    Volunteered every Thanksgiving to feed 600 people

1992

1989

  • Started Kids for a Clean World in 5th grade
    Flew to Japan with my class and spoke to their Prime Minister

1979

  • Born in Mill Valley, California