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Aj V.

Lead Product Manager • Product Owner • Fintech

Works remotely from Paris

  • 48.8546
  • 2.34771
  • Suggested rate €750 / day
  • Experience 2-7 years
  • Response rate 75%
  • Response time 2 hours
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Location and workplace preferences

Location
Paris, France
Remote only
Primarily works remotely

Preferences

Project length
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
Banking & Insurance
Company size
  • 2-10 people
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people

Verifications

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Verified email

Reputation

Languages

  • English

    Fluent

  • Russian

    Native or bilingual

  • German

    Basic

  • Chinese

    Basic

Categories

Skills (19)

Aj in a few words

I am highly organized and motivated fintech professional who builds strategies and shapes end-to-end products at the intersection of finance and technology in the ever-changing digital world. Through honest communication and a clear planning, we can create great product experiences that people will love.

As a technology-focused creative, I love using design thinking to build great and relevant customer experiences for both users and businesses.

Competencies:
Strategy & Growth, Go-to-Market, Product Portfolio Management, User Experience, Branding & Identity.

Highly skilled:
Fintech, Invest-tech, DeFi, Build MVP from scratch, Agile Methodologies, Research & Development, Project Valuation, Product Design.

Portfolio

Experience

XQNT Ltd.

Banking & Insurance

Lead Product Manager (trading terminal, payments, mobile app)  - As a freelancer

Moscow

December 2019 - Today (2 years2 years and 7 months)

XQ is the NextGen Derivatives Exchange for high-load HFT trading. We give a lot of credit to security issues and develop cold storage processing for this purpose. The product includes derivatives exchange, trading terminal, payment processing, CCP module, Mobile App.

Responsibilities:

- Planning, talent recruiting, business process building;
- Product portfolio management, roadmap, backlog, market research;
- Data-driven design creation, a/a and a/b testing, sales funnel, CJM, etc.

Achievements thus far:

- Recruited and organized half of the current team and related processes;
- Launched a full-fledged MVP v1.0 and there is a huge backlog;
- Built organic traffic from scratch to test hypotheses (sales funnel, ads campaigns, onboarding, engagement, retention);
- Mobile App in development as well as Telegram Bot;
Derivatives Exchange Invest-tech Fintech Product Management Agile method UXUI

WiseAdvice Ltd.

Banking & Insurance

Product Owner (trading robots, payments)

Boston, United States of America

November 2018 - January 2020 (1 year1 year and 2 months)

This is a unique project with a quantitative approach to asset management which integrates various sources of liquidity and trading algorithms. The product includes trading algorithms, a web application, a Telegram bot.

What I did:

Business planning, outstaff recruiting, quantitative researching for trading algorithms, data-driven uxui.

Results:
Launched an MVP v1, created a highly efficient remote
team, raised the average portfolio profitability up to 15% per month.
Fintech Quantitative Finance Product Management

Yagoda.Cloud ERP Solutions PTE

E-commerce

Product Manage (e-commerce, payments)

Hong Kong, People's Republic of China

August 2019 - January 2020 (5 months)

Yagoda.Cloud is a fully integrated ERP system. My responsibilities involved large e-commerce projects, including marketplace, CRM, warehouse module, task-tracker (similar to Jira), payment connections.

Responsibilities included:
Planning, collaboration with business teams from Russia and
China-based offices, product management, project management, in-depth business analysis, and product uxui
creation.

Achievements:
Developed a strong synergistic relationship between
international teams, created a lot of features for ERP and a large backlog, launched marketplace MVP (2 apps,2 webs).

SociumTrade Ltd.

Banking & Insurance

Product Manager (trading terminal, payments)

Vilnius, Lithuania

April 2018 - August 2019 (1 year1 year and 4 months)

Blockchain startup based on the main idea of combining private asset management in
the global capital market. The project included four parts: social
investment platform, lending app, exchange and messenger app.

I created the following product features:
User accounts, portfolio management modules, reporting & analytics, rating page of active traders.

Achievements: brought an MVP idea to life, conducted in-depth business analysis
for products.

CIB Back-office Manager: global markets industry

Banking & Insurance

CIB Back-office Manager: global markets industry

Moscow, Russia

April 2016 - May 2017 (1 year1 year and 1 month)

Russia's first commercial bank by capitalization and Europe's leading investment bank, whose portfolio focuses on investment credits for the largest business.

I was responsible for the operations supporting:
• Global markets industry (Brokerage, Conversion, Money market);
• Documentary business (unfunded deals);
Planning

B&NBANK

Banking & Insurance

CIB Supervisor: investment

Moscow, Russia

June 2017 - May 2018 (11 months)

A top 10 commercial bank in Russia whose portfolio is focused on fixed-income instruments and currency exchanges.

I supervised the following departments:
• Trading Desk (fixed income, metals, derivatives)
• Conversion Desk (unfunded deals)
• Financial institutions (attraction of liabilities)
• Investment business (DCM/ECM)

Responsibilities:
Planning, business analysis, report automation.
Excel Valuation Planning

Education