Product Manager Lead, Facebook Groups & Events
Jun 2017 - Present
Oversee a team of PMs and PM managers responsible for various aspects of Facebook Groups and Events products. This work has spanned everything from discovery to member experiences, including both the user experience and backend machine learning systems.
Principal Program Manager, Windows Mixed Reality & HoloLens
Nov 2015 – Jun 2017
Shipped major portions of the user interface for Windows Mixed Reality & HoloLens, with a focus on natural interactions, teleportation, and innovative input methods.
Senior Program Manager, Windows 10
Dec 2013 – Nov 2015
Led the design and development of award-winning multitasking features including Snap Assist and Continuum, as well as APIs for the Universal Windows Platform. Led a cross-discipline team across all parts of the product lifecycle, from ideation to release.
Program Manager II, Windows 8/8.1
Dec 2013 – Nov 2015
Led the design and development of innovative user experiences for mobile and desktop, with a focus on mobile multitasking features and UI performance on system-on-a-chip platforms.
Product Planner II, Surface
Sep 2010 – Mar 2012
Founding member of the Surface team as their first Product Planner. Now a billion-dollar product, at the time the team was an incubation project comprising a dozen people. Helped shape long-term product strategy and technical roadmap through customer research, including early advocacy for pen-based scenarios which became a key differentiator of Surface.
University of Waterloo
2005 - 2010, Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Computer Engineering
4.00/4.00 GPA - Dean’s Honours List
Recipient of President’s Scholarship (2005), Richard & Elizabeth Madter Entrance Scholarship (2005), Wiegand Foundation Scholarship (2006), Sandford Fleming Foundation Award (2007), Faculty of Engineering Upper-Year Scholarship (2008), WACE International WIL Student Achievement Award (2010), and Sandford Fleming Award for Co-operative Proficiency (2010).
Fourth Year Design Project won 2nd Prize in Infusion Innovation Award (2010), 3rd Prize in Innovation Category in the Ontario Engineering Competition (2010), 1st Prize in IEEE Regional Student Paper Contest (2010).