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Brennon Martin

Freelance Ideation Consultant
United States
Toptal Member Since April 29, 2020

Brennon is a software strategy, design, and development professional with 20+ years and deep expertise in product management, marketing, and cross-functional team leadership within both enterprises and small companies. He is known for his ability to combine big-picture thinking with disciplined execution. As a freelancer, Brennon finds great satisfaction in his ability to help a diverse client base bring new products to market, find new sources of revenue, and create new business opportunities.

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Yihao Tan

Freelance Ideation Consultant
Singapore
Toptal Member Since June 16, 2021

With five years of product experience launching tech platforms and services from scratch to market, Yihao is an entrepreneurial problem solver at heart and engineer by training. He has launched two profitable startups with 6-figure revenues each while scoring top of the cohort in college. He has launched multiple products and businesses spanning a wide spectrum of industries, from startups, to regional scale-ups and large enterprises and is driven to deliver purposeful products and services.

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Justin Whittaker

Freelance Ideation Consultant
United States
Toptal Member Since May 9, 2020

At Toptal, Justin is both a product manager and a project manager and is also a product marketer with over a decade of experience leading teams to create and market B2B and B2C products used by millions of people in the US, Canada, and Europe. Products Justin has built have powered experiences for brands like Disney, DIRECTV, Nintendo, FOX, NBC Universal, TELUS, Huffington Post, and Time Warner.

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Brion Roberto

Freelance Ideation Consultant
United States
Toptal Member Since May 11, 2020

Brion is a product management, digital transformation, and marketing professional with 20 years of experience. He has bolstered companies such as Diageo, American Express, and The Washington Post, exceeded goals, expanded into new markets, and significantly increased profits. Brion's innovative strategy has garnered awards for exceptional products that deliver. With digital and global insight, he has managed dispersed cross-functional teams to build outstanding products.

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Matthew Anderson

Freelance Ideation Consultant
Mexico
Toptal Member Since October 7, 2020

Matthew is a 3x startup founder turned product manager with 12 years of startup and corporate innovation experience. As a product leader for companies in different stages and industries, he has worn many hats, from raising capital for his B2C startup to leading a publicly-traded enterprise's B2B offshoot to over $1 million in first-year revenue. Matthew loves the start-to-finish process of creating, scaling, and improving joyful tech products with world-class complete user experiences.

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Ece Isel

Freelance Ideation Consultant
Turkey
Toptal Member Since May 26, 2020

Ece is a data-driven product manager with 19 years of experience in technology enterprises and startups, managing the entire product lifecycle from launch to growth to maturity. She is experienced in delivering competitive product strategies for real-time, large-scale web applications. Ece has a combined experience in product development, building and specifying web-based business applications, collecting and interpreting product data, and designing and developing products using that data.

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Iryna Charkovska

Freelance Ideation Consultant
Canada
Toptal Member Since July 3, 2020

Iryna has 13+ years of experience spanning product and project management, strategic and operational planning, performance measurement, continuous improvement, business intelligence, and change management. As a passionate Agile product manager, Iryna focuses on building strong teams while delivering exceptional results.

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Hooman Hodjat

Freelance Ideation Consultant
United States
Toptal Member Since May 19, 2020

Hooman is an entrepreneurial product leader, an MBA with a degree in computer science and a successful track record with startups to global enterprises in building digital solutions, removing key business and customer frictions, and executing through commitment, communication, and collaboration to deliver results, including the founding, design, launch, and acquisition of PickupZone and leadership of global product strategy for Click & Collect at eBay, generating $250 million in annual revenue.

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Ashish Gupta

Freelance Ideation Consultant
India
Toptal Member Since November 26, 2020

Ashish is an impact-driven product manager who has led the development of multiple enterprise SaaS products from scratch. These products are now being used in Fortune 500 companies in India and Europe. Ashish has led cross-functional teams of over 12 people to build products for startups and one of the biggest companies in India, ITC Limited. Ashish excels at assessing business opportunities, building lean products, and creating go-to-market strategies.

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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right Ideation Consultant for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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Work with your new Ideation Consultant for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

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FAQs

  • How are Toptal Ideation Consultants different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Ideation Consultants to ensure we only match you with talent of the highest caliber. Of the more than 200,000 people who apply to join the Toptal network each year, fewer than 3% make the cut. You’ll work with product management experts (never generalized recruiters or HR reps) to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics. The end result: expert vetted talent from our network, custom matched to fit your business needs.

  • Can I hire Ideation Consultants in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

    Depending on availability and how fast you can progress, you could start working with an Ideation Consultant within 48 hours of signing up.

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal Ideation Consultants?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Ideation Consultant begins with a trial period of up to two weeks. This means that you have time to confirm the engagement will be successful. If you’re completely satisfied with the results, we’ll bill you for the time and continue the engagement for as long as you’d like. If you’re not completely satisfied, you won’t be billed. From there, we can either part ways, or we can provide you with another expert who may be a better fit and with whom we will begin a second, no-risk trial.

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    Trusted Experts Only

    All of our talent are seasoned experts who ramp up quickly, readily contribute as core team members, and work with you to minimize onboarding time.

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    The Right Fit

    We have a knack for matching you with the right fit. Start working with your new hire on a no-risk trial period, paying only if satisfied.

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    Scale as Needed

    Hire talent within 48 hours and scale your team up or down as needed, no strings attached.

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    We handle all aspects of billing, payments, and NDA’s. Let us take care of the overhead while you focus on building great products.

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    Flexible Engagements

    Choose the engagement type that suits your needs — hourly, part-time, or full-time — with the ability to change anytime.

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    Focus on your project and enjoy support from your dedicated account executive and expert talent matcher.

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