Brad Hubbard


My name is Brad Hubbard. Thank you for taking a moment to look at my resume.

I'd also encourage you to view some of my projects to get a better idea of how I spend my off-work hours. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out.

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  • Summary of Qualifications

  • Experienced Technology Product Manager with Software Development Background

    • Product Manager for 7 years, worked with hardware and software product lines with cross functional teams ranging from 3 to 12 members.
    • Successfully launched SaaS, Mobile (Android and iOS), and data products
    • Industry experience includes streaming (social) data, telecommunications, and enterprise software consulting at companies from seed-stage startups through publicly traded enterprises
    • Solutions Architect for 2 years, determined technical requirements and business model validation for dozens of web and mobile products and clients
    • Full-stack engineer for Ruby on Rails web applications running in customer facing, revenue-generating production environments
  • Management Experience

  • Product Manager (2014-Present)

    • Managed development and delivery of products with UK-based engineering team
    • Researched and productized new partner data sources through close integration with business development organization
    • Produced sales training materials on new product releases
    • Developed revised pricing model to increase adoption of lowest performing data sources
    • Interviewed and discussed roadmap with customers to gain feedback on product direction
    • Built developer community and ran developer outreach events in New York and San Francisco
  • Solutions Architect and Partner Advocate (2011-2013)

    Burnside Digital
    • Primary technical resource to Business Development organization
      • Scoped web and mobile development projects
      • Developed initial architecture, milestones, and timeline
      • Worked closely with CTO on technology and approach recommendations
      • Authored technical response for numerous government and private RFPs
    • Managed Agile project teams of up to eight engineers on projects ranging from two to 12 months
    • Maintained relationships with high-priority clients, set project expectations, establish contract terms
    • As Partner Advocate, managed corporate partner relationships around promotional programs
      • Burnside Partners include Heroku, Amazon AWS, EngineYard, Salesforce, and others
  • Product Line Manager (2007-2011)

    Occam Networks
    • Managed two independent product lines
      • Optical components and Network Management Software
      • Combined total ~12% of Occam's annual revenues
    • Increased optical component margins by ~45% while lowering prices
    • Received highest employee recognition for development and implementation of company-wide information sharing system (Dashboard)
    • Presented quarterly financial results to executive team
    • Managed multiple consultant and vendor relationships
    • Produced numerous product and market requirement documents
    • Managed engineering teams to successful release of software and hardware products
    • Traveled with sales team to customer sites and presented current and forward-looking product information
    • Attended tradeshows and presented at Occam’s annual user's group conference (ONUG) on corporate and industry technology direction
  • Project/Relationship Manager (2005 – 2007)

    Bitscribe, Inc
    • Managed consulting projects ranging from $15k- $750k
    • Developed enterprise Ruby on Rails applications
    • Managed teams of two to five software developers and interacted with outside contractors
    • Worked closely with clients to establish requirements and set internal and external expectations, while maintaining regular contact with client stakeholders
    • Managed Agile workflow, including setting client expectations for rapid iteration and minimum viable product definition
  • Sales & Marketing (2006 – 2007)

    Accsense, Inc
    • Responsible for majority of online presence
      • Google AdWords Advertising
      • Coded and managed commercial website
      • Marketed promotional programs
    • Managed inventory control system
    • Tuned Google AdWords account and tripled web traffic while decreasing costs
    • Conducted face-to-face sales with commercial customers
    • Traveled to trade shows and generated viable, well-qualified leads
    • Defined documentation system and product documentation
  • Engineering Experience

  • Developer, Founder (2013-Present)

    • Sole developer for online matching system for graduate psychology students
      • Authored proposal for multi-school consortium and displaced legacy system and industry leader
      • Implemented a variant of the Gale-Shapley algorithm for preferential rank matching optimization
      • Resulted in >90% qualified students matching to open positions
    • Built team of employees and contractors to deliver on-time, under-budget and with a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Lead Rails and jQuery Engineer (2013-2014)

    • Primary developer of web-based product roadmap application
      • Program and architect multi-user collaboration roadmap planning suite
      • Implement and maintain automated test suite using Selenium and Capybara
      • Participate in frequent customer usability tests
      • Hired as sole developer at new startup from inception through launch
    • Extensive rich UI development with jQuery
    • Work closely with founders, visual designer, and UI engineer
  • Ruby on Rails Developer (2007 – 2011)

    Private Consultant
    • Developed numerous public facing Ruby on Rails applications
    • Worked with geographically diverse graphics and UX teams
    • Development responsibilities:
      • System architecture design (including Heroku, AWS S3, and private Rails host interaction)
      • Ruby on Rails development and troubleshooting
      • CSS-based layout and UI implementation, and cross-platform testing
  • Education

  • B.A. University of California, Santa Barbara (2002-2006)

    • Major: Philosophy
    • Minor: Writing, with an emphasis in Technical Communication
    • Technology Entrepreneurship Certificate from the College of Engineering
      • Two-time finalist of Technology Management Program Business Plan Competition (2004, 2006)