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James Murray

Product Manager

I am an experienced product manager who has specialized in digital optimisation and software development, for the over thirteen years. I have worked across many diverse domains including Insurance, IT services, software and enterprises.

Experience

Blockchain Product Owner

at Verv Energy in London, UK

We’re on a mission to bring energy bills down to 0. By combining deep learning AI with blockchain, we want to improve access to affordable, green energy through the Verv trading platform and empower consumers to safely and securely monetize their household energy data in order to offset electricity costs.


Senior Product Manager

at Directline in London, UK

Direct Line is of the Top 5 leading insures in the UK market,

- Lead all digital product management aspects of the home product, setting the digital vision and defining the roadmap

- Report on financial and website performance

- Data led approach to website optimization efforts, the last A/B for the payment journey resulted in a 3% conversion lift which equates to over half a million.

- Working in agile environment across two scrum teams


Product Owner

at RDTin Kent, UK

RDT has been developing systems for Global insurers. - Agile Development – managing backlogs, running sprints.

- Owning and creating the business/product requirement and the develop API documentation

- Managing API versioning and understand the product lifecycle of each API

- Defining the key performance indicators KPIs for the APIs and how they affect the legacy product


Product Manager

at Appnovation in London, UK

Appnovation Technologies is a global IT services firm

- Start and led the product arm of Appnovation, transition the product from alpha, beta and onto go to market.

- Identified market needs and opportunity sizes.

- Developed business plans and recommendations to VP of sales and CEO.

- Participated in early engagement with customers and customer support to resolve customer experience issues


Product Manager

at Peer1in London, UK

PEER 1, is one of the world's leading Web hosting providers.

- Double digit growth, on my product portfolio which generated over $30M+ per year

- Managed multiple product lines, many from inception through delivery including pricing, specifications, analysis and sales support in three markets (EMEA, APAC, NA).

- Transition of product development from waterfall to agile


Technical Career

Cogco peer 1, Southampton- Senior Systems Engineer Jan 2011 - Jun 2013

TRHITC, Portsmouth— Senior Systems Engineer Sept 2008 - Jan 2011

Wavex, London — System Engineer Apr 2007 - Sep 2008

Liquid Knowledge, Ashford— SystemEngineer Apr 2005 - Apr 2007

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