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Simon Tan

Summary

Technical product manager with international exposure. 8 years experience building mobile/productivity solutions. Penchant for customer visits, blogging, and UX design.

Experience

May 2016 - Present

San Francisco, CA

BlackRock (FutureAdvisor)

VP, Product Management

  • Ran experiments to increase iOS client conversion rates by 35%
  • Engaged 3 partner institutions to define a 2-year mobile platform contract
  • Redesigned an internal tool to double market trading efficiency

Dec 2014 - Mar 2016

Sydney / Ho Chi Minh City

Atlassian, Inc.

Senior Product Manager - Mobile

  • Built a 20-person team to launch new mobile apps for JIRA and Confluence in 6 months
  • Interviewed more than 30 customers as part of product ideation
  • Brought over 450 customers onto a beta access program for feedback
  • Improved Net Promoter Score by 20% in the first two months of GA

Nov 2011 - Nov 2014

Palo Alto, CA

Box, Inc.

Product Manager of Mobile

  • Grew from 30K to 230K+ DAU with 10+ million installs across our 4+ star mobile suite
  • Partnered with OEMs (Samsung/Sony/LG/HP/Dell), carriers (AT&T/Verizon), platform owners (Google/Microsoft/Apple) and MDMs (MobileIron/Good) for market exposure
  • Created an ecosystem of 6 first-party apps, 30 initial third-party app integrations (OneCloud), and custom line-of-business apps with robust mobile SDKs for developers
  • Gave enterprise mobile security talks at the NY Enterprise Technology Meetup, BoxWorks, and other industry events

Jun 2008 - Nov 2011

Redmond, WA

Microsoft Corporation

Program Manager II

  • Shipped V1-V2 of WebMatrix, a web development tool for learners with code editing, publishing, and educational features
  • Coordinated 45 web hosting providers worldwide as WebMatrix launch partners

Projects

Education

2004 - 2009

University of California, Berkeley

M.S. in Computer Science; B.S. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science; Minor in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

Affiliations:

  • Berkeley Institute of Design (BiD)
  • Student Technology Services (ResComp)
  • Meeting of the Minds (Urban Sustainability)