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Darryl Feldman

Angestellt, Chief Product Officer, Mobimeo GmbH

Berlin, Deutschland

Skills

Product Management
Agile Development
User Experience
Creative Direction
Mobile Apps
Design
Innovation
creative thinking
Usability
User Centered Design
Coach
Web Design
Content Management
Social Media Marketing
Brand Management
Business Analysis
Information Technology
Social Media
Public Speaking
writer
Strategic Planning
teaching experience
Start-ups
Product Design
Product Development
Online Advertising
Mobile Advertising
User Interface Design
User Research
Management
Entrepreneur
General Management
Location Based Services
Creative strategy
Business Planning
Service Design
Product analysis
Data Analysis
Brand Development
Design Thinking

Timeline

Professional experience for Darryl Feldman

  • Current , since Sep 2018

    Chief Product Officer

    Mobimeo GmbH

  • 1 year and 10 months, Nov 2017 - Aug 2019

    Chief Product Officer

    Comtravo

    • On a mission to radically simplify the travel experience • Leading product efforts developing innovative AI travel platform • Building up product team and strengthening company capabilities in delivering innovation

  • 1 year and 9 months, Mar 2016 - Nov 2017

    Director of Product Management, Innovation

    HRS - Das Hotelportal

    Leading new product innovation efforts for the HRS Group through agile MVP development and market testing. Researching into new and disruptive areas for the travel and hospitality industries. Seeding and coordination of innovation efforts throughout organisation. Acting as product owner on discovery sprints to evaluate MVP’s through hypothesis / data driven design and development.

  • 1 year and 1 month, Mar 2015 - Mar 2016

    Chief Product Officer

    Okotta Germany GmbH

    I was a founding member of management team for this early stage FinTech startup. I Developed overall vision and strategy for brand, product and then concept for native apps. Representing the product in front of investors to share the vision and future strategy for growth. Managed MVP experimentation leading to first Alpha version of the product.

  • 2 years and 7 months, Sep 2012 - Mar 2015

    Product Director

    DaWanda GmbH

    I headed up product management and development efforts for one of Europe’s most loved internet brands. I was responsible for the strategy, design, execution and rollout of new initiatives and features, as well as the day-to-day operations of keeping a platform in 7 countries with over 3 Million active members up and running smoothly. Led the team to successfully rebuild and relaunch DaWanda in 2013. Lead native mobile app developments and new innovations.

  • 3 years and 6 months, Mar 2009 - Aug 2012

    Director, Location & Commerce

    Nokia

    I was hired to lead UX and Design efforts across all Nokia location based services over time this evolved into a more general product director role. I was also responsible for starting up an internal incubator called ‘App Labs’ which initiated new ideas conducting market analysis and user research to identify opportunities - and then rapidly develop alpha/beta versions of mobile apps. We were responsible for the Nokia Public Transport app, which now is recognised as a market leader.

  • 6 months, Sep 2008 - Feb 2009

    VP of Content & Services Design (Interim)

    Deutsche Telekom AG

    I led a team to concept the next generation of content-related products and services, incorporating video, music, photos and games. The result was a redesigned Mediencenter platform and an iPhone application to enable seamless sharing of content across platforms.

  • 2 years, Oct 2006 - Sep 2008

    Managing Director

    tsoosayLabs GmbH

    I conceived the idea to enable top local creative designers from berlin to express themselves and sell their products online by developing a social shopping platform. The idea was well received by investors who gave funding to realise the vision. I successfully built a team, which included design, technical, sales & marketing, legal and financial staff. We launched the product in 7 months, ahead of schedule and under budget. The product was recognised by the industry at the time as an innovation and we attr

  • 2 years and 7 months, Apr 2004 - Oct 2006

    Director of Product Development

    Yahoo!

    Acting as part of the European management team, I led a multidisciplinary team of 40 people who were responsible for the design, development and optimisation of Yahoo’s global platforms and search technologies. My focus was to extend Yahoo's European product portfolio, which included both developing new products specific to Europe and localising US platforms. Key achievements were the roll out of an improved Yahoo! News platform, Yahoo! Sports, the new Yahoo! home page and the official FIFA worldcup site

  • 3 years and 4 months, Feb 2001 - May 2004

    Director of User Experience

    Sapient

    I was leading a large team of professionals with skills ranging from market research through to front end programming for this global Internet consulting firm. I was responsible in defining a global process and ensuring that solution quality was a key priority. I consulted with clients to identify opportunities in their markets to deliver innovative products and services. Clients included: Opodo, Lucent, Hutchison 3G, UK Government, Vodafone, T-Mobile, Nissan, BP and The Financial Services Authority

  • 2 years and 1 month, Jan 1999 - Jan 2001

    Creative Director

    Organic

    I was hired to set up the European HQ for this large US agency specialising in online marketing and e-business solutions. I grew and developed a 30 people strong team in London, joining the company as employee number 3 during a time of fast growth and Internet boom. I was responsible for strategy and concept development, often pitching for new business. Clients included: BT, Daimler Chrysler, Emirates, Hewlett Packard, boo.com, eyestorm.com, Quip!, Etoys, and CDNow.

  • 2 years, Jan 1997 - Dec 1998

    Creative Director

    Clarity

    I headed up the creative and front end technology team, developing both e-commerce solutions and online marketing campaigns for dot com’s as well as established corporate clients. I Grew a small team into a 20 person profitable operation producing award winning work. Clients included: The Carphone Warehouse, The Financial Times, Abbey National, Railtrack, BT, RSPB, NatWest Bank, Royal and Sunalliance, Waterstones, Fujitsu, Hutchison Telecom, Dolland and Aitchison.

  • 2 years and 6 months, May 1994 - Oct 1996

    Head of New Media

    Hobsons Publishing

    Responsible for the design and development of 'Which University on CD-Rom' the first multimedia guide to further education in the UK. The system was installed as a kiosk in thousands of schools across the UK.

Educational background for Darryl Feldman

  • 1990 - 1992

    Computer Graphics

    University of The Arts London (Central Saint Martins)

  • 1982 - 1985

    Design

    University of The Arts London (Chelsea)

    Graphic Design & Illustration

  • 1980 - 1982

    General Art & Design

    University Bournemouth, Art and Design

Languages

  • English

    -

  • German

    Basic

Wants

Potential partners for innovation
networking opportunities with professionals in Germany
academic opportunities
publishing opportunities
speaking engagements.

Interests

Cooking and kitchen
Making electronic music
Art
3D printing and related technologies

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