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Darius F.

Average rate
$80–120/hour
  • Joined November 2020

Darius is a seasoned product manager with over 10 years of experience. Working for large clients such as Amazon, Facebook and Google.

  • Bethesda, MD, USA
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Darius F.
Bethesda, MD, USA

Services

Categories

Design Development Strategy

Experience

Summary

Business background (undergrad: Georgetown University, MBA: Florida International University). Started several companies, former lead consultant for Fortune 100 companies, & current Product Manager for the largest telemedicine company

Work history

Product Manager
Lead the migration of Aligned Telehealth to the Amwell Hospital platform. Resulting in an additional $60 million in revenue. Lead the development effort to build a simplified video platform to meet demand during COVID. Rapidly deployed a mobile app.
Applications Technology (AppTek)
Product Manager
Built products for Amazon and Facebook to meet speech technology needs. Manage 15 different data teams and lead all quality control. Develop KPIs and milestones using agile/lean methodologies.
Founder
Launched several machine learning products (Mobile apps and software) from idea to over 300 monthly active users. Raised over $500,000 in angel investment. Partnered with NFL Alumni Association and NFLPA, Division I Universities and hospitals.
Analyst
Managed $90 million US-AID (TAPR-2) project and 90 independent consultants. Implemented new organizational technologies to better-managed hundreds of contractors.
Captechlabs
Project Manager, Founder
Built over 100 mobile applications and web platforms. Hired team of 5 contractors to help on variety of projects.
Head of Purchasing
Youngest purchase manager in the company's history and supervised five purchasing officers. Managed a budget of $10 million/ month. Implemented a web-based inventory management system.

Portfolio

Data Labeling Platform for Augmented Reality

Hired by Facebook to build a platform to label video data. This data was used to train on video data captured through smart eye glasses.

Mobile Application to determine eye (pupil) size

Built a cloud based technology platform to determine pupil size for neurological trauma purposed. Took thousands of images of human pupil to train the system to use object detection to determine pupil size.

Skills

Languages

Persian

Limited working proficiency

English

Native or bilingual proficiency

French

Professional working proficiency

Spanish

Professional working proficiency

Skills

lean startups product management product strategy product marketing web design

Tools

Basecamp Shopify Facebook Advertising BuzzSumo Canva Facebook LinkedIn Mailchimp Powerpoint Zapier

Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 35hrs per week
  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year

Interests

Industries I love

Ecommerce Health & Wellness Medtech Tech

What I read

techcrunch, techmeme, The economist, Washington Post, Cnet, and anything tech related.

Side projects

Many other web and mobile applications.

Ideal team

5-10 team members is what I have experience with. I like to follow an agile methodology of management with a focus on keeping everything lean.