15 Years Crafting Products, 100 Million Influenced

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


  • Senior Director of Product Management

    Financial Services December, 2020 - Present
    • Lead Financial Services product team across digital and in-store Lead team of 19 Product Managers Walmart Pay, Wallet and Stored Value Affirm Capital One Warranties, Protection Plans and Home Services Money Card (digital bank / pre-paid) Directed Spend (healthcare benefit cards) Money Services: Domestic & International P2P, check cashing, bill pay, cash loads, tax rebates and more


  • Consultant

    Product Management and UX Design October, 2019 - December, 2020
    • SaaS B2B BNPL company spun out of Affirm
      $50M+ in invoice financing Developed new product and go-to market strategy Developed new SaaS pricing model Wrote product marketing materials Improved product and design processes
    • Multinational energy company
      Product and UX strategy for internal applications Digital product transformation and cloud migration Built design system Scrum training
    • Stealth consumer fintech investment platform
      Crafted brand identity Designed UX and wrote product requirements


  • Director, Product Management

    P2P Payment App June, 2018 - October 2019
    • Led the P2P product team and ran the consumer app 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


  • VP Product and Design

    P2P Payment Network July, 2016 - December, 2017
    • Designed and launched the Zelle brand with America's biggest banks Built the Product and Design team from scratch Developed hiring plan, growing us from 2 to 19 in nine months Drove 8-figure business unit Grew from $34B in P2P Payments to $70B in 18 months 7-figure monthly new user growth Designed and developed the iOS and Android apps Built 100-page UX design system certification guide 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






  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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.


  • Sales

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

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



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


  • Born in Mill Valley, California