Motivated, with 6 years of experience in project ownership. Offering an in-depth understanding of project life-cycles and project development, budgets and delivery using Kanban / Scrum/ Scrumban
at Electric Ireland
November 2018 - at Present
I am the Digital Product Owner of 9 Applications in Electric Ireland / ESB Electric Ireland is the primary customer-facing business unit of the ESB Group and is the leading energy supplier in Ireland. It is a semi-state company. With over 1.5 million customers in both the Republic and Northern Ireland and an annual turnover in excess of €2bn, it is the main customer interface for the ESB Group. • Meet and work directly with stakeholders within the business. • Ownership of delivering valuable results to the business based on their requirements • Collect and analyse business needs and translate to high quality robust user stories for ITS Agile development team • Drive product owner best practice to ensure high quality delivery achieved • Manage and control change requests / work requests in relation to existing project plans • Management, refinement and prioritisation of product back log
IT Consultant - Innovation Program
at General Motors
October 2017 - October 2018
General Motors (GM ) is a Fortune 500 motor - vehicle manufacturer company. I was based in GM Innovation within IT Services. Projects: VR Hardware/Software Evaluation I tested, reviewed and wrote hardware/software evaluations for General Motors on Virtual Reality Products. Wireshark, benchmarking and technical specifications. Cadillac 2030 Commercial Oversaw and managed the creation of a commercial pitch for Cadillac 2030 Advertisement. Presented and pitched my teams commercial to the Program Manager of Cadillac Global, GM. Cadillac Augmented Reality Holotable Acted as a Product Owner in the building and demo of Cadillac Augmented Reality Holotable (MVP) GM Digital Signage Dealerships (US) I compiled and analyzed the major problems within this department with a team of 8 Immersive engineers and external partners. Acted as a Product Owner and created a Roadmap.
at The Merchant Lab
May 2010 - July 2015
Co-founded an E-commerce software company with a team of 6-7 that started in an incubator at E@UBC in Vancouver Responsible for the team backlog, grooming and prioritizing Managed simultaneous creative projects from concept to completion. Consistently met deadlines, requirements and delivery for all projects Monitored timelines and flagged potential issues to be addressed.
Product Owner Accredited Certification™ (SPOAC™)
2017 - 2018 (1 year)
BSc, Digital Technology and Design
at Technological University Dublin
2016 - 2017 (1 year) Leinster
Experienced Product Owner committed to maintaining cutting-edge technical skills and up-to-date industry knowledge.
✓ Motivated, with 6 years experience in project ownership.Offering an in-depth understanding of project life-cycles and project development, budgets and delivery using Kanban / Scrum/
✓ Versatile & dedicated to boosting company revenue through exceptional leadership and rigorous cost control techniques. Desire the opportunity to optimize processes and procedures and increase efficiency and product quality with customer journey focus.
✓ Scrum Product Owner Accredited Certification™ (SPOAC™)
✓ Scrum Master Accredited Certification™ (SMAC™)
✓ BSc Degree in Digital Technology & Design ( Agile ) from Technological University Dublin
As an Agile Product Owner, I led the design, development, and delivery of complex digital projects from initiation through to close.
Creating the Product Vision, Roadmap, Product Backlog with multiple stakeholders.
Creation of user stories, requirements, acceptance criteria, grooming and prioritizing the Backlog according to business value and developer capability.
Convey the Vision and Goals at the beginning of every Release and Sprint.
Participate in Scrums, Sprint Planning Meetings, Sprint Reviews, and Retrospectives.
Inspect product progress at the end of every Sprint and exercise ultimate authority to accept or reject work done.
Decide whether to change the course of the project at the end of every Sprint.
Budget planning and reviewing.