Candidate List - Program Manager

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Candidate List - Program Manager (B)

Examples of candidates located in the Bay Area that are suitable for the role of Program Manager for a small Sci-Fi accelerator and have experience with GSuite, Airtable, Asana, Slack, MailChimp, and/or Canva include Marilyn Heubin, Ruchita Agrawal, Jeannie Valkevich, Megan Liu, Luke Hoffman, Ethan Haigh, Emmanuel Arriaga, and Ashton Btown.

1. MARILYN HEUBLEIN

EDUCATION
  • Marilyn Heublein holds a Bachelor in Fine Arts from California State University-Long Beach.
CURRENT INFO
RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
  • Marilyn was a co-founder of the startup Avatar Advertising and Design for 6 years. Since then, she has held positions as project manager, project coordinators, and project administrator for various companies. She states that her major accomplishment there were that she managed Ogilvy & Mather Print Production Department with a staff of 6 freelancers and she improved department operations by creating guidelines, and improving team collaboration, tracking and accountability.
RELEVANT SKILLS

2. RUCHITA AGRAWAL

EDUCATION
CURRENT INFO
  • She currently works for Google under the titles of Program Manager, Startups Strategy in Emerging Markets, and Google Developers Launchpad as well as a Senior Product Lead for Search Ads 360.
RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
  • In addition to her experiences as project manager and Startups Strategy in Emerging Markets, Ruchita was also a Startup Mentor at Galvanize, providing advice to high-potential, pre-series A startups in the Bay area, and an event manager of Startup Saturdays, helping early-stage startups and entrepreneurs.
RELEVANT SKILLS
  • Given that Ruchita works for Google, it would be safe to assume she works with GSuite.

3. JEANNIE VALKEVICH

EDUCATION
CURRENT INFO
RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
RELEVANT SKILLS
  • Given Jeannie's proven abilities to engage 800+ people and manage relationships with partners throughout different districts, organizations, and 60-plus schools, it is safe to assume that she would have experience with skills such as GSuite and MailChimp.

4. MEGAN LIU

EDUCATION
CURRENT INFO
  • Megan Liu describes herself as a hybrid program and project manager who can help companies grow revenue and for both startup and established firms which is evidenced by her history in startups. She states that her balance of technical proficiency and project management skills, in combination with the ability to work with engineering and research teams, have led to her contributions in the development of Google's Voice Search & Assistant technologies.
  • She is currently the Project Manager of Speech Data Operations at Google.
RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
  • Megan has been a global Program Manager, Product Marketing Manager, a Co-Founder of a start-up, and an Operation Project Manager.
  • Megan has managed global startup competition programs. She also worked directly with R0R3 Devices' president to develop new business models and strategies to engage with more than ten startups.
RELEVANT SKILLS
  • Megan is a Project Manager at Google so it is safe to assume that she would be an expert in GSuite at least.

5. LUKE HOFFMAN

EXPERIENCE
  • Luke Hoffman founded Fireside Gaming and then worked for Random Championship Series, the company that acquired his startup Fireside Gaming a little more than a year after its founding.
EDUCATION
  • Luke Hoffman holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in Creative writing from Palm Beach Atlatnic University.
  • CURRENT INFO
    • Luke's current position is a Strategy Program Manager for Competitive Gaming at EA Sports.
    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
    • Luke is the founder of Fireside Gaming, which was acquired by Random Championship Series a little more than year after its founding. After the acquisition, Random CS kept him on as a Director to head the department hosting more than 1,200 monthly players, organized tournaments. He also oversaw marketing and social media and managed the production team.
    RELEVANT SKILLS
    • He has experience with game development, start-ups, and product design. His technology-based background lends to the safe assumption that he would be familiar with programs such as GSuite and Slack.

    6. ETHAN HAIGH

    EXPERIENCE
    EDUCATION
    CURRENT INFO
    RELEVANT SKILLS
    • His direct skills are not addressed, however, given his global emphasis it is reasonable to assume that to maintain communications and steady workflows he has experience with GSuites and/or Slack among others.

    7. EMMANUEL ARRIAGA

    EXPERIENCE
    • Emmanuel has a strong technical background that demonstrates not only great project management skills but the leading of major version upgrades of Vanguard's SIEM Platform.
    EDUCATION
    • In addition to having completed a Project Management Academy and the SANS Institute, Emmanuel holds a Bachelor of Science from DeVry University and a Master of Science from Penn State University.
    CURRENT INFO
    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
    • One of Emmanuel's LinkedIn highlights is his probono consulting and volunteering.
    RELEVANT SKILLS

    8. Ashton Brown

    EDUCATION
    CURRENT INFO
    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
    • Ashton has been a Programs Operations, a Customer Success Manager, Operations Manager, and the first official employee of Inspire Arizona.
    RELEVANT SKILLS
    • Ashton's experience with CRM platforms lend to her probable expertise in platforms like GSuites and others like Slack.
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