Michael DeHart

Scrum Certified Product Manager

Social Entrepreneur, Traveler & Cyclist
mdehart1@gmail.com | Alexandria, VA

Introduction

Mike is borderline obsessed with finding solutions for real world problems and harnessing emerging technologies. He loves agile teams, working with dedicated people and supplying them with all the tools necessary to make a product the best it can be.

Growing up in the rural town of Cincinnatus, NY, Mike was instilled with the idea that you can do anything with the resources around you as long as you get a little creative.

Fun Acronyms: SaaSB2B, B2C, NPO, SocEnt, BCorp

Specialties: Product Management, Project Management, UI / UX Development, Web Development

Passions: Cycling, Krav Maga, Basketball, Traveling

Software & Development Skills

Software

Product / Project Management: Jira, Team Foundation Server, Pivotal Tracker, Trello, Asana, Basecamp, Slack
UI, UX & Prototyping: Omnigraffle, Visio, Invision, Balsamiq
Additional Software: PhotoShop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Office, Final Cut Pro, Zendesk

Web Development

HTML & CSS
WordPress Custom Development
jQuery / Javascript
MySQL
PHP
AngularJS
Git

Recent Jobs

6+ Years

Product Management

7+ Years

Project Management

3+ Years

Account & Client Management

4+ Years

New Media & Video Producing

2016 – now

Co Founder / Product Lead

Tayamo, LLC

Leading a group of creative technologists building digital products. Tayamo is focused on solving interesting problems we see in the world and/or working with clients on projects that excite us.

Some clients include:

  • LA Financial
  • LA Department of Transportation
  • Southern California Public Radio (KPCC)

2014 – 2016

Product Manager

Cornerstone OnDemand

  • Oversee product planning and project management of the product lifecycle from concept to release
  • Prioritize and gather requirements from customers and prospects
  • Solve complex problems across multiple industries and clients
  • Analyze and research broader market trends, competitors, and industry analyst feedback
  • Adapt requirements and feedback into full functional specifications for development
  • Lead cross functionality project teams to ensure new solutions meet customer requirements and commitments
  • Present new product initiatives and vision to customers, prospects, and industry analysts

2013 – 2014

Technical Product Manager

UBM Canon

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner / Project Manager for all digital products
  • Rapid Web Development Prototyping (HTML, PHP, jQuery, Javascript, CSS) of upcoming sites, products, tools and platforms for stakeholders
  • Managing external custom Salesforce development team
  • Working closely with business owners & stakeholders to translate business requirements into technical specs.
  • Collaborating with information architect on UI/UX
  • Writing user stories based on technical specifications
  • Working in a fast paced Scrum development environment along side a fantastic in-house team
  • Co-managing internal web property issues and new feature requests through Zendesk

2011 – 2013

Director of Product Management

Pwrdby, LLC

  • Oversee company operations with a current focus on technology development.
  • Lead Product Development (HTML5, CSS, jQuery, Javascript, PHP, PhoneGap)
  • Manage a team of three additional web / mobile developers
  • Research / develop new technology options and resources for the Non-profits and social enterprises
  • Maintain budget and schedule for overall operations
  • Project Manage any outsourced development projects
  • Create and manage user outreach campaigns
  • Manage and write online magazine content – recruit and coordinate writers or submissions
  • Facilitate partnerships and oversee joint ventures
  • Co-manage social media accounts

2010 – 2011

Project & Account Manager

Mineral LLC

  • Budget, schedule & manage projects
  • Design & develop UI/UX, creating site maps and wireframes
  • Point of contact for clients
  • Collaborate with Search Manager to create and implement Social Media initiatives
  • Assist in contract & proposal writing for new business
  • Provide training to clients on customized CMS systems
  • Perform CMS, HTML, & CSS updates
  • Assist in image prep / video processing

2009 – 2013

New Media Producer

  • Develop and pitch concepts to clients
  • Manage client relationships as well as video and web projects
  • Create budgets, schedules and call sheets
  • Hire and manage crew, secure locations, equipment and props

Snickers - Online Ad Campaign

DirecTV - Online Ad Campaign

Interview with Iron Chef Vic Casanova

Flula Borg

Produced and shot a wide variety of video segments for Flula Borg. Here are a few examples:

O!burger Restaurant Promotional Video

User Experience

Web Development

Education

2005 – 2007

Ithaca College

Bachelor of Science, Television / Radio
Cumulative GPA – 3.5

2003 – 2005

Rochester Institute of Technology

Applied Networking and Systems Administration
Cumulative GPA – 3.75, Dean’s List 2003 – 2005

Social Media