Blue Mesa Health | New York, NY | March 2017 – August 2018

  • Lead collaboration with technology, marketing and revenue to identify user, business and technology needs, with an ability to synthesize these into clear, actionable priorities and user experiences

  • Lead discovery and research for new features / functionality, while ensuring the company is always moving as quickly as possible, applying an iterative testing approach vs. a waterfall one

  • Oversaw the creation of highly effective, user-centered experiences that simultaneously drive overall business metrics, with a focus on engagement and effectiveness.


Future Kreative | Brooklyn, NY | November 2016 – March 2017

  • Collaborated with leadership teams to understand product vision and customer needs while validating designs through testing and customer feedback.

  • Helped to design and develop Minimum Viable Products to accelerate iteration cycles driven by data collected from real users.

  • Provided Fullstack Product Development Suite (UI/UX Design, Backend, and Mobile Development)


ThriveStreams | Brooklyn, NY | October 2012 – October 2016

  • Increased application engagement by 20% by redesigning gamification and push notification experiences.

  • Developed frontend and backend for web application and RESTful API using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ruby on Rails, Aptible, and PostgreSQL.

  • Launched mental health platform for use in research study funded by the National Institutes of Health that grew to 3K+ users with 8% weekly growth rate.


Xantrion | Oakland, CA | March 2005 – January 2011

  • Generated 10% increase in monthly recurring revenue by identifying opportunity to leverage new virtualization solutions for new and existing customer base.

  • Improved Net Promoter Score 5% by redesigning the customer on-boarding process to simplify data collection and improve user experience.

  • Decreased deployment time 30% by working with engineering to identify solutions to optimize backend infrastructure.


QBIS Group | San Francisco, CA | September 2002 – March 2005

  • Co-managed new product and services life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities.

  • Drove a solution set across development teams through market requirements, product contract, and positioning.

  • Co-developed and implemented custom enterprise software package responsible for improving secure data extraction, transformation, and load times.


Competitive Analysis
User Research
Flow Mapping
Customer Interviews
Feature Definition
Requirements Gathering

Sketching • Wireframing
Omnigraffle • Balsamiq
Low & High Fidelity Mockups
Adobe Suite (PS, Ai, Id, Fw)
Keynote • proto.io

Functional Prototyping
HTML • CSS • Javascript
Ruby on Rails • REST APIs
GIT • Github
Quality Assurance

Go to Market Strategy
Pricing Proposals
Sales/Support Training

A/B & Multivariate Testing
Usability Testing
Feedback Reviews
Usage Analytics



MS in Computer Science
Georgia Institute of Technology
January 2019 – June 2021

Graphic and Digital Design
Parsons The New School for Design
January 2014 – April 2014

User Experience Design
General Assembly
January 2013 – April 2013

BS in Economics
(Minor: Computer Science)
University of California, Irvine
September 1995 – April 2001