- Technical Product Manager - Initiation of new product ideas, definition, management and launch.
- Developer - Full stack technical knowledge and expertise. Web, mobile, streaming media, cloud and apps.
- Communicator - Blogs, social media, presentations, white papers, speeches and strategy.
- Entrepreneur - Experience with startups and being a founder of a tech company.
September 2013 - July 2021
Senior Product Manager - Technical
Worked in both technical and product management roles for the FireOS web technologies group, engaging effectively with end-users, stakeholders, and engineering teams to deliver a range of significant products and features to our customers successfully.
Wrote product plans ("PRFAQs"), managed product development, created app prototypes for Android devices, communicated new technologies such as Ad Tech and streaming media, gave demos and internal conference presentations, assisted with QA and customer support.
Significant contributions to products including:
- Amazon WebView
- Web App Starter Kit
- CBS Sports for Fire TV
- Watch & Shop / ShopKit
- Amazon Channel Creator
- Web Videos for Echo Show
- Amazon Freevee prototype
- Amazon News for Fire TV prototype
- Apps for FireOS devices
- YouTube for Fire TV
- NextGenTV (ATSC 3.0)
Amazon Technical Evangelist for Fire Tablets and Fire TV
Developer outreach including blog posts, speaking at industry conferences, meetups, and customer support. Videos of my external talks can be found here: https://www.russellbeattie.com/videos .
Nokia Research Center
September 2008 - September 2012
Marketing Technologies Manager for Nokia CTO Group
Worked with CTO and researchers to help promote Nokia innovations and technologies. Wrote white papers, speeches and web content. Designed and managed NRC website, developed internal apps and demos, and facilitated research-paper web publications.
April 2007 - May 2008
Menlo Park, California
Founder and Developer
Developed online service for converting web pages for mobile. Sold to dotMobi.
November 2004 - September 2006
Mobile Strategist for Office of CEO
Strategy and technical outreach. Worked with CEO and top level managers to educate them on latest mobile tech. Assisted in search for head of mobile division.
September 2003 - September 2004
Java developer working on location based services application.
Independent Contractor - Spain
April 2000 - May 2003
Developer and eBusiness Consultant
Worked with various international business as Java and mobile technologies developer/consultant. Fluent in Spanish.
- Intabia, Inc.
- Telefonica I+D (R&D)
- Adecco, Iberia
- Orcom Inc.
December 1996 - April 2000
San Francisco, CA
Developer and Consultant
Worked on projects using Java, web, database, and design.
- Kinecta Corporation
- Organic Online
- Proxicom, Inc.
- Softbank Interactive Marketing
- BHP Inc.
Lotus Development (IBM)
September 1996 - December 1996
San Francisco, California
Developer and Consultant - Lotus Notes development.
July 1994 - September 1996
Developer and Consultant - Lotus Notes, VB, Databases, Web
US10049381B2 - Yahoo!
A device, system, and method are directed towards facilitating monetization of mobile devices.
Technical, Business and Creative
- OSes (Unix, Mac, Windows)
- DBMS / SQL
- Android / Java
- Version Control (Git)
- Cloud Services (AWS)
- Streaming (HLS, DASH)
- Advertising (VAST, VPAID)
- ATSC 3.0
- UX Design
- Voice UI (Alexa)
- Product Planning
- Data Analysis
- Presentations / Talks
- Public Media
Keene State College
Spring 1990 through Fall 1993
Keene, New Hampshire
Information Design (individualized major)