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Ugo Umeano

Ugo Umeano

Product Manager



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Introduction to SQL


Investigating Netflix Movies and Guest Stars in The Office


Cats and Dogs in the UK


Data-Driven Decision Making in SQL


Analyzing Google Sheets Data in Python

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Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)

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SWTCH | Aug 2023 - Present

Product Manager

• Spearhead strategic management of extensive product backlogs across diverse B2B and B2C offerings • Proactively engage with stakeholders to meticulously capture and align business requirements, demonstrating mastery of expectation management throughout the development lifecycle • Drive innovation by orchestrating the design, prototyping, and validation of iterative product implementations, leveraging invaluable user feedback to refine and elevate deliverables • Conduct daily Scrum meetings and skillfully delegate tasks to a diverse team
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CIBC | May 2021 - Aug 2023

Product Owner

• Managed the product lifecycle of CIBC's digital and payments initiatives, valued at about $20M, from ideation to launch, using Agile methodologies and best practices to ensure alignment with business objectives, reduce redundancy, and deliver high-quality products in timely manner • Conducted market assessments and user research to identify customer pain points and opportunities to improve the user experience, resulting in a 15% increase in customer retention • Collaborated with cross-functional teams, including engineering, design, marketing, and sales, to define product requirements, prioritize features, and ensure delivery of customer-centric products • Used data-driven insights to make informed product decisions, including developing KPI metrics to track product performance and conducting A/B testing to validate product hypotheses • Communicated product vision, strategy, and progress to stakeholders, including senior executives, using presentations, status updates, and product demos, resulting in increased transparency and alignment • Led efforts to migrate intakes from legacy systems to JIRA Service Desk to ensure compliance, resulting in a 50% increase in department efficiency

L'Oréal | Jan 2021 - May 2021

CRM & Data Specialist

• Designed and implemented dashboards to highlight key e-commerce insights from various analyses using SQL and DOMO to perform ETL operations • Developed KPI metrics with customer and sales datasets to assess and improve overall digital marketing performances • Elicited requirements from marketing partners to fine-tune the scope of data collection and analysis and ensure data quality and consistency

CIBC | May 2020 - Aug 2020

Strategy Consultant (TLAP Associate)

• Performed research on emerging technological trends in Cyber Security and their implications to CIBC and the Financial Industry as a whole • Streamlined the Threat & Risk Assessment process for both submitter and assessor in order to increase the efficiency of the Risk Assessment team through time savings of about 35% • Provided business advisory services to Information Security teams, assessed existing processes and presented recommendations for potential innovation opportunities

PJM Interconnection | Feb 2017 - Jul 2019

DevOps Engineer

• Monitored critical web applications and ensured their 24/7 availability to meet regulatory standards, using Splunk and Nagios • Orchestrated build, test, and deployment processes for critical web applications using Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) processes and tools such as TeamCity and Jenkins • Collaborated with 8+ teams in a $2M project to upgrade applications to a new supported JBoss infrastructure • Automated daily processes, including testing, builds, and deployments, to increase department efficiency by about 50% using Python and BASH scripts • Managed 600+ user access authorization and provisioning to Atlassian and CIE tools for compliance purposes

Summitworks Technologies | Nov 2016 - Jan 2017

Software Engineer

• Wrote DDL queries to create necessary schema and tables in SQL and JPQL • Developed Servlets and JSPs to manipulate and display effective data, utilizing Java, HTML and CSS • Implemented ORM functionality using Hibernate, utilizing object-oriented programming (OOP) concepts and design patterns

Accenture | May 2015 - Aug 2015

Technology Consultant

• Rolled out Enterprise Resource Planning software to clients • Gathered and documented functional and technical requirements • Managed client expectations, resolved issues and provided project status daily

PJM Interconnection | Apr 2013 - Sep 2014

Development and Integration Services Intern

• Observed the trends of all the Business Service Procedures with regards to their faulting and incomplete messages • Recast Business Service Procedure configurations to ensure efficiency of data flow • Developed unit tests and performed product tests for existing Business Service Procedures that may have undergone any modifications • Ensured that the specified Business Service Container databases were always synchronized • Assisted the management in the vendor selection process for the integration of Multi-Factor Authentication to existing tools and applications used in the company • Executed activation smoke tests in order to verify that the stage programming environment was operational • Rendered SQL query services to co-workers in my department, as well as others, in the company • Oversaw the entire intern interview process and provided the necessary training • Delivered presentations to executives, managers and teammates on projects undertaken • Helped facilitate the migration of web-based content to Atlassian Confluence from Microsoft SharePoint

My Education

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MBA in Business AnalyticsMcGill University | 2021
Bachelor's of Science in Software EngineeringDrexel University | 2016

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