Michael O'Rourke

Product Manager

Product Manager. Thinker. Chai Tea abuser. Devoted 80's pop culture geek. Likes astrophysics, Star Wars, mocking awful B-movies and a good nap.

Dallas, Texas Gittip

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Product Manager

Softlayer, an IBM Company
2012 - Present

As the Product Manager for a growing cloud services portfolio, I cultivate pipelines of new products and technologies from ideation to adoption.

• Productize new apps and services
• Evaluate avenues for organic expansion or strategic partnerships
• Enable key decision-making for executives
• Develop solutions roadmaps, team collaboration tools, and new pricing schemes
• Conduct analysis to synthesize market and data-driven insights
• Build business cases, ROI models, and product catalogs

Senior Product Manager

Neopost
2003 - 2012

As the Senior Product Manager for software solutions, I pivoted product initiatives and go-to-market strategies toward developing new online ecosystems and native apps.

• Reached untapped markets and revenue flows
• Evangelized products and company brands to increase global footprint
• Enacted open API strategies for resellers
• Launched app store with Internet-enabled mobile/desktop apps
• Increased attachment rates 21-29% year-over-year
• Established new PMO and Application Portfolio practices
• Led $25M company-wide project to turn homegrown LOB apps into enterprise systems

Technical Project Coordinator

Sprint
2000 - 2002

During my tenure with Sprint, I oversaw the in-house projects for all mobile devices.

• Managed firmware builds and automated testing for all mobile devices
• Performed routine/non-routine updates during planned windows
• Deployed system upgrades, new OS loads, and data swaps
• Developed release content, collateral, and technical articles

Education

Liberty University

Management Information Systems
2009 - 2011

Codecademy

5 courses completed
9/2013 - 12/2013

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