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David R.

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  • Joined July 2016

Experienced Product and Project Manager specializing in executing product development, project management, and innovation for SaaS & Mobile.

  • Sarasota, FL, United States
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David R.
Sarasota, FL, United States



Copywriting Marketing Strategy



Talented entrepreneur and experienced hands on manager specializing in executing product development, project management, and innovation with mobile and Saas software applications in the North American and European markets. 

Work history

Senior Product Manager
Work directly for the CEO of this 60 person IBM strategic partner on managing the full breadth of existing and new product lines. Developed the project plans and quarterly product roadmap for enterprise meeting management software.
Senior Project Manager
Product owner for messaging and hotel loyalty platforms; Lead Project Manager for enterprise development for Marriott; Agile/Scrum master for all product and project work
Vice President of Product Devlopment
Managed software development and product roadmap for a market leading enterprise application mobility platform. Implemented process and controls to gain SOC 2 compliance. Hired and retained top iOS, Android, J2EE developers, and QA team
SVP of Product Development
Hired and managed in house and offshore development team to create and launch multi national Android, IOS, and Blackberry 10 mobile application. Also migrated offshore enterprise .NET Saas application to in house development team.
Proximus Mobility
CTO and CoFounder
Created initial product concept and started the business from an idea for this location based consumer engagement software solution company. Raised $2.8 million in private funding. Primary role was product strategy and development management
Senior Product Manager
Managed a portfolio of social and mobile software solutions from initial proof of concept to end of life cycle. Reported to the CTO



Xavier University
University of Kentucky
BA Education



product management product strategy product marketing agile methodology mobile marketing brand strategy content strategy copywriting


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Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours and evenings


  • Can work 40hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years


Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Ecommerce Medtech Professional Services Venture Capital

Ideal team

Used to working with teams all over the world. I like smaller 5-6 people teams.