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Mike O. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 10, 2015

Mike O.

   United States
  |   Emeryville, CA

Overview

Product manager with background in bringing social and entertainment technologies to worldwide audiences.

Games and music are ongoing interests. Education in computational linguistics: tons of work in NLP with research experience in machine translation and grammar engineering. Persistent moonlighting in music criticism.

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Product Management
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
Facebook
Computational Linguistics
Speech Recognition
Video Games
Start-ups
Product Marketing
Mobile Applications

Employment

if(we)
Senior Product Manager
2014 - Present
if(we) is a social applications company that, among other things, operates Tagged, a dedicated social discovery network via web and mobile applications with over 300 million registered users. -...
Self
Freelance Writer
2006 - Present
Write music-related content: artist profiles & interviews, album reviews, and live concert reviews. Byline includes Billboard Magazine, XLR8R, San Francisco Weekly, Los Angeles Weekly, Resident...
Zynga
Product Manager
2012 - 2013
Responsible for revenue and growth development, maintenance, and reporting for FarmVille, Zynga's largest franchise and a $1B+ property. - Oversaw planning, development, and release of game...
Tech urSelf
COO
2011 - 2012
Managed operations, mobile software development and marketing at early stage start-up.
MTV Networks
Product Manager - Social Games
2011 - 2012
Managed gathering, processing, and interpretation of user analytics for social games. Established product requirements and vision based on statistical interpretation of user behaviors. Assisted in...
Pitchfork Media
Contributor
2008 - 2011
Wrote bad things about bad music. Wrote good things about good music.
Gracenote
Product Manager
2005 - 2010
Managed product planning, marketing and development of speech-related music discovery and playback technologies. Developed products now integrated into Ford Sync, Toyota Entune, Mitsubishi Auto,...
Stylus Magazine
Music Reviewer
2006 - 2007
Palo Alto Research Center
Research Assistant
2004 - 2005
NTT Communications
Research Associate
2003 - 2003

Education

Stanford University
BS
2000 - 2004
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