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Alejandro Simkievich

Data Driven Products

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  • 10627 Berlin Freelancer in
  • Graduation: MBA
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  • Languages: German (Full Professional) | English (Native or Bilingual) | Portuguese (Full Professional) | Spanish (Native or Bilingual)
  • Last update: 12.11.2020
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Product Owner
Product Manager
Market analysis
Software development
Machine Learning
Big Data
  • 01/2019 - 12/2019

    • (Lieferando)
    • 1000-5000 employees
    • Internet and Information Technology
  • Interim Senior Product Owner
  • Senior Product Owner working in Agile B2C eCommerce environment responsible for two data-driven products as well as a strategic project requiring integration of several products.

    - Setup and led cross-functional, high-performance Product Team of 12 from scratch including scrum master, data scientists and data engineers.

    - Responsibility for cloud-based product catalog to provide products with rich attributes using Big Data Analytics

    - Responsible for second generation search engine prototype, to improve customer discovery, reduce time to check-out and improve conversion.

    - Aligned product vision with the company’s business strategy and identified two main streams for product development.

    - Identified key requirements from stakeholders and prioritized them based on contribution to the strategic goals.

    - Defined and executed product roadmap.

    - Wrote user stories, managed product backlog, and led the development team to deliver product increments in bi-weekly sprints.

    - Led project involving product integration to reduce contingent liability by tens of millions of euros.

    - Technical stack: Python, Scala, Airflow, Spark, Elastic Search, Jenkins, Gitlab, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

    Reference from C-level executive available upon request

  • 01/2016 - 12/2019

    • 10-50 employees
    • Internet and Information Technology
  • Senior Product Owner
  • Identidata was an early-stage start-up offering a B2B Saas online platform to advance the digitalization of customer identification for financial institutions.

    - Conducted market research to untap customer demands related to online identification and developed go-to-market strategy based on tackling Fintech companies first.

    - Provided requirements for development team to build MVP to conduct Proof-of-Concept (POC) with first customer.

    - Released first paid version of platform after successful completion of POC. Achieved fraud rate of less than 0.1%, leading to 10.000 ROI for early customers.

    - Led integration of back-end platform with facial recognition engine  

    - Introduced first android mobile App, which got over 4-star rating in google play and over 99% of crash-free usage.

    - Defined and executed product roadmap for back-end, web front-end, and mobile app.

    - Led development and UX team of six to deliver features following Kanban methodology.

    - Design and specification of backend architecture, web frontend, mobile and facial recognition algorithms.

    - Technical stack: Angular 2, Django, Berkeley Caffe, Keras

    Reference from Board Member available upon request

  • 04/2014 - 12/2015

    • Mehrere (siehe Aufaben)
    • 5000-10.000 employees
    • Automotive and vehicle construction
  • Building and delivering Data Science Products
  • • Automotive sector, Brazil: Design and Development of analytics software product to create offers for vehicle maintenance contracts 90% faster while improving competitiveness by 5%.

    • Digital marketing sector, USA: Built SEO software engine using an algorithm to predict Google ranking with 80% accuracy for top search terms for law firms.

    • Energy sector, Canada: Developed a deep learning prototype to detect gas leaks of turbines using infra-red videos.

    Technical stack: Knime, Python, Keras, Scikit-learn, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

    Reference from former clients available upon request

  • 01/2004 - 03/2014

    • Siemens
    • >10.000 employees
    • Industry and mechanical engineering
  • Consultant on ERP and Systems integration
  • • Daimler, Germany: Integration manager between the central development team and the local development of the subsidiary of a major vehicle manufacturer.

    • Siemens, Asia Pacific: Optimized IT service center operations for a large multinational company achieving over 95% customer satisfaction.

    • Siemens, worldwide: Team lead in several worldwide roll-outs for an SAP solution in the area of logistics.

    Reference from former clients available upon request

Europe and the Americas. EU passport holder.