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Michael Teckman

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationBrighton, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsProduct Manager - Senior Product Management - Head of Product Management

About me

As Head of Product at Learnerbly I'm leveraging the skills I've built over the last 5 years both leading learning as a Teacher for Teach First and building learning technology products for Arbor Education to build a platform that allows everyone to be their best selves at work.

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Skills

  • UX
  • Agile
  • Data Analytics
  • Product
  • Product Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Presentation
  • Marketing
  • Product Roadmapping
  • Business Strategy

Work history

Currently

Head of Product Management

Learnerbly

May 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Learnerbly is a VC backed tech company whose mission is to help every single person be their best selves. Our platform helps forward thinking businesses including the likes of IDEO, ustwo and Vouchercodes curate the best learning and development opportunities to accelerate the professional growth of their people. We are supported by a world-class Advisory Board including Stephan Thoma (former Global Head of Learning at Google); Renaud Visage (Co-Founder & CTO of Eventbrite) and Peter Collingridge (former VP Product at Safari Books Online and currently Group Head of Product at The Times.) We're hiring! Check out our role(s): https://angel.co/learnerbly

2017

Senior Product Management

Arbor Education

Feb 2015 - May 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Arbor is an enterprise grade data and analytics platform for schools that allows schools to make sense of the huge quantity of data they have to deal with. Education is an incredibly tricky market, so I’ve learned a great deal here about how to thrive in an adverse climate. Key responsibilities: •- Leading development on two of Arbor’s flagship product from conception to the market - Gathered requirements from users and designed wireframes and work flows to create a unique solution to our user’s problems -Set strategy for sales and marketing with owning the marketing personas and segmentation used to direct messaging - Created video marketing and support content for all of my products - Led commercially on my product setting pricing and pitching to large clients - Effectively led a dispersed development team based in the UK and Belgrade

2015

Teacher

Teach First

Sep 2012 - Feb 2015
  • Full Time
  • My time as a teacher in challenging inner city school laid the foundations for what makes me a good product manager. I learned how to manage conflict effectively; how to lead with empathy and authority and how to plan with tolerance for last minute changes. Key responsibilities: • Leading on a project introducing google apps and chrome books to the school – this gave me superb experience in how to lead a technological change project. • Planning schemes of work in science: I use the skills learned here to help me roadmap effectively, breaking big goals into small tasks Teaching seven classes, making the most of my ability to work under pressure.

Education

Currently

Master of Chemistry

University of Oxford

Oct 2008