Product Manager with an M.A. in Organizational Leadership and 15+ years’ experience developing strategy and leading product development for fast-growth technology start-ups and highly iterative enterprises. As co-founder of a web hosting company, the first platform architect at a mobile marketing agency, and the first product person at a mobile app security startup, with successful exits at each, I have faced the challenges inherent in startup environments and other small companies many times. I have strong analytical skills and a natural curiosity about subjects like complexity theory, social dynamics, innovation, decision-making, and motivation and how those things impact human behavior and interaction with applications and digital content. I have a common sense approach to solving problems, and the ability to move easily between big picture strategic thinking and focused detail-oriented execution. In my career, I have, among other things,: - managed development of a document composition platform for a Fortune 50 financial services company, - established a product management function at a mobile app security startup that served the #1 Food and Beverage company and the #1 Telecom Equipment Manufacturer, - built a cloud-based mobile marketing platform and overseen production of dozens of mobile campaigns for brands such as American Airlines, Anheuser Busch, AT&T, Bacardi, Bank of America, Carl’s Jr., Discovery Channel, Frito Lay, GameStop, Grey Goose, McDonald’s, Nintendo, Nokia, Oxygen Network, State Farm Insurance, Warner Music Group, and Victoria’s Secret PINK, - and co-founded a web hosting company, achieving an average of 500% annual growth in # of subscribers and 2000% annual growth in revenue over five years.
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Over the last 12 years I have delivered custom applications, distributed solutions, architecture development, strategic guidance, and consulting to companies in a wide variety of industries. Solutions includes Internet Applications, Mobile Applications, Agile Project Management, Web Content Management, Workflow Management, Enterprise Portals, Intranet Portals and Collaboration, Service Oriented Architecture, and much more.
To provide a new way for companies to save on hiring labor components by outsourcing most of its administrative and operational support work that can be done by independent freelance workers at home using advance communication tools over the internet. Over the last 5 years, I have developed a wide range of experience in handling these areas; advertising, social media, business presentation, audio & video production, research, creative writing, excellent customer & client relationship, liaison with company partners and vendors. To be able to tailor my services to fit the client’s particular needs and will often work outside of a particular job description when the need arises. I am an independent service provider who can guarantee fast, positive results to your business. I am a social media specialist, creative writer, business relationship manager and a hard-working selfless individual who loves to work at home and be the best that I could be. A voracious reader who loves to research, appreciates the value of work and can handle pressure with a smile.
Executive Assistant, Online Business Mgr, & Project Mgr. to entrepreneurs, small business owners, start-ups, consultants and coaches. I offer over 9 years of administrative, customer service and management experience in a vast array of settings. A true go-getter, reliable, and honest professional that provides creative solutions to businesses. +Currently ranked in the top 1% out of 166,000 administrative freelancers in the world on Elance.
Over the last seven years I have created numerous designs for print, web, and mobile, ranging from advertisements, posters, business cards, stationary, brochures, icons, and custom projects. I'm highly proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Lightroom. I am seeking opportunities to shoot/edit photos, design, and write/proof copy. I'm capable of working on advertisements, marketing pieces, mailers, letterhead, brochures, logos or any other materials that align with the vision and value of your business/organization. Whatever your need, I would love to discuss it with you. We just might be a good fit. Some of my previous work — www.behance.net/dannysherman
I have years of experience working as an agile project manager in web development, particularly with Wordpress, Magento, and some custom projects. I also have limited experience with Shopify, Joomla, and OpenCart. I understand production of these sites from start to finish. I also oversee marketing, both SEO and SEM, and social media campaigns. Last, I'm a skilled editor and writer. Together these give me the background I've needed to give competent direction to projects, provide consultation, and take your dreams to the next level. I am available to work on large and small scale projects whether that's at the agency level, managing one or multiple projects at a time or taking your great idea for a project and working with you and your budget to bring it to fruition. Outside of my professional experience, I graduated with a degree in anthropology and philosophy, doing an honours in the former. That basically means that I wrote a really big thesis at the end of my degree which I conducted unique and independent research for.
Award winning freelance writer/editor with 18 years experience across multiple platforms and sectors. Past clients include: Sephora, Colgate-Palmolive, Coca-Cola, General Electric, Disney, Sotheby's, MoMA, Suze Orman, Citibank, Dr. Weil, Savard Health Systems, Electronic Arts, HD Buttercup, iVillage, Chic Simple, Parent Soup and AOL. Print advertising credits include: Elle Decor, Variety, Angeleno, SF Magazine, Interiors CA, Luxe Magazine. Script writing/editing credits include: A Girl and a Gun, Uluwatu, Gifted and Acts of Love. Fiction/Non-fiction ghost writer/editor for a variety of historical novels, lifestyle and self-help titles. Featured TEDx speaker and NPR commentator.
Self-motivated professional with strong quantitative and qualitative analysis experience. Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills. Creative thinker and problem solver. Works well autonomously as well as part of a team. Core competencies include: • Business Strategy • Email Marketing • A/B Testing • Due Diligence • Investment Evaluation • Market Research • Analysis • Customer Engagement • Financial Modeling • Key Performance Monitoring • Social Media Marketing • Business Plan Development
-Seasoned project/account manager with 10+ years of experience managing large-scale website and mobile design and development projects -Experienced sales/business-development professional with exceptional account-management skills -Detail-oriented copywriter/copy editor/proofreader with 10+ years of experience working for corporate clients as well as fashion and music magazines and websites, advertising agencies, and Columbia Law School.
Over the last 20 years, I have consulted on numerous business plans and projects for a number of companies. My strengths lie in organizational and financial management and I'm seeking to assist companies with business analysis and business plans to streamline operations and immediately affect the bottom line. I also have experience in call centers, human resources and customer service.