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Alexander Mcandrew

Senior Digital Product Manager

Can work in or around Frankfurt am Main

  • 50.1106
  • 8.68209
  • Suggested rate €1,000 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Location and workplace preferences

Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Frankfurt am Main and 50km


Project length
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
Would prefer:
  • Education & E-learning
  • Biotech
  • Digital & IT
  • Research
  • Energy & Utilities
+37 autres
Would prefer to avoid:
Banking & Insurance
Company size
  • 1 person
  • 2-10 people
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people
+2 autres


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  • English

    Native or bilingual

  • German

    Native or bilingual

  • Spanish


  • French



Skills (7)

Alexander in a few words

Alex is a proven product leader, with 14 years of experience building teams, products, and ventures from the ground up—ranging from a computer vision startup to corporate ventures and greenfield software projects. He's passionate about building and motivating teams and has done so in sports-tech, mobile app development, and most recently, healthcare and pharma.


Biogen - Biogen

Pharmaceuticals industry

Product Lead  - As a freelancer

Baar, ZG, Schweiz

July 2021 - December 2021 (5 months)

Re-organized digital product team and its initiatives to better align with strategic goals and worked with senior management to establish new cross-functional workstreams.

Initiated and led process improvement across disciplines to improve cadence and quality of software deliverables.

Owned a major product pillar and implemented an agile delivery plan to accommodate shifting priorities and external dependencies.

Ensured delivery of compliant product increments across multiple regulatory jurisdictions.

Anthem Inc / Anthem AI


Program Manager  - As a freelancer

Palo Alto, CA, USA

December 2019 - May 2021 (1 year1 year and 5 months)

Established the product delivery capability for a clinical research web-app within the AI division of a Fortune 50 health insurer. Built and managed the delivery team and processes, and facilitated the interfaces between it and internal Business and Clinical Research departments.

Thereafter I served as Program Manager for a greendfield telehealth initiative. As the project matured, this role shifted into aligning internal and external compliance requirements with our SDLC.
Program Management product owner Compliance Healthcare Gesundheit

Workplace Messaging Ltd

Software Publishing

Managing Director

Edinburgh, Scotland, Vereinigtes Königreich

June 2015 - August 2017 (2 years2 years and 2 months)

Successfully created a legal spin-out of a product team and IP from a parent company.

Built and motivated a team of 12 from the product, operations, and marketing fields, including a highly productive, self empowered agile software development team.

Established user-centered practices for the product as a popular HR tool with 4.9/5 stars.

Crafted a compelling product and financial narrative during fundraising and secured £1.5 million.

Kotikan Ltd

Digital & IT

Innovation Manager

Edinburgh, Scotland, Vereinigtes Königreich

September 2013 - June 2015 (1 year1 year and 9 months)

Advised management on innovation and lean practices, driving alignment amongst management team.

Built and managed a dedicated Lean product team that quickly and cost-effectively validated product opportunities.

Initiated and managed an Agile computer vision R&D project with internal and external stakeholders.

Incubated and spun-out an IP and team from an agency into a new venture.

Honed Agile PDM skills at the agency that developed native apps for Skyscanner and Fanduel.

Led deep MVP-driven explorations of the on-demand workforce opportunity space.
Innovationsmanagement Innovation Business Model Innovation Business Model Canvas

Spinsight Ltd

Internet of Things (IoT)


January 2008 - March 2012 (4 years4 years and 2 months)

Drove the successful productization and commercialization of R&D work in the field of automated video and image processing. We pioneered an at the time nascent field of automated sports video production.

Built and managed an external sales/development partnership that ultimately resulted in an acquisition.

Hired, built, and managed a team of six, including four engineers and a sales executive.

Raised grant and equity funding of ~$750,000 for R&D and product development work.