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Toptal is a marketplace for top Kanban Product Owners. Top companies and start-ups hire Kanban Product Owner freelancers from Toptal for their mission-critical projects.

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Daniel Lipton

Freelance Kanban Product Owner

United StatesToptal Member Since July 2, 2020

Daniel is an innovative and strategic product manager with a demonstrated track record at the leading edge of technology for over twenty years. He enjoys solving hard problems that don’t have clear answers. Daniel has worked in various industries including media, streaming video, gaming, marketing, payments, capital markets, and the internet. Originally an engineer, Daniel architected and developed advanced trading systems for the capital markets for ten years before going to business school.

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Tonći Jajić

Freelance Kanban Product Owner

CroatiaToptal Member Since March 23, 2020

Tonći is an accomplished product and project manager with over 10 years of multi-disciplinary experience. He has helped multiple small and medium-sized enterprises improve their efficiency and maximize their margins. Leveraging his experience, attention to detail, and leadership skills, he has nurtured and managed several large Agile teams to timely deliveries of amazing products. Tonći has experience in eCommerce, travel, mobility, retail, wholesale, and service industries.

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Ryan Cook

Freelance Kanban Product Owner

United StatesToptal Member Since September 28, 2020

Ryan is an experienced product manager and product operations leader who excels at building MVPs and scaling products toward international market launches. Ryan’s experience combines leadership roles spanning verticals focusing on mobile applications, web, business development, and mobility planning. From his roots as a city planner, Ryan built impactful product experiences for complex urban systems and deployed new world-scale products leveraging AI, machine learning, and big data.

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Jonathan Lau

Freelance Kanban Product Owner

CanadaToptal Member Since July 1, 2019

Jon is an eCommerce product manager and entrepreneur with 10+ years of experience in the tech space. He has worked with notable companies such as Loblaw Digital, Instacart, and PepsiCo in healthcare, adtech, and retail. Jon is actively involved in the product community as an organizer, volunteer, and coach to stay current with the latest product practices. He has a BASc in Engineering from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business.

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Ryan Wojcik

Freelance Kanban Product Owner

United StatesToptal Member Since July 2, 2020

Ryan is a technology adept visionary who enjoys tackling complex and critical problems. With 20 years of challenging or at-risk projects, Ryan grasps important business and technology concepts and relays key facts to decision-makers. He works comfortably with senior executives, business strategists, end users, engineering, and QA teams to combine all perspectives into the final deliverable. Ryan is a senior level contributor who adds value to any technology project.

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Roland Burke

Freelance Kanban Product Owner

United StatesToptal Member Since September 24, 2020

Roland has delivered and managed software products for more than a decade, including four years at JPMorgan Chase. With his background in computer science and full-stack development, he has led projects that helped businesses increase revenue and streamline processes. Roland achieves companies' strategic goals and objectives through teamwork, collaboration, and servant leadership.

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Willem-Jan Jansen

Freelance Kanban Product Owner

NetherlandsToptal Member Since May 16, 2019

Willem-Jan is a digital product leader with a 15+ year track record in online marketplaces, multi-sided platforms, apps, and media. He has worked with teams across continents from startups and scale-ups to corporates like eBay. He creates product visions, translating them into actionable strategies, and galvanizes people from different functions and departments to turn their visions and strategies into reality, collaborating closely across the product lifecycle from idea to launch and beyond.

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Alain Kowalczyk

Freelance Kanban Product Owner

United KingdomToptal Member Since April 30, 2020

Alain is an agile product leader and coach with over 20 years of fintech and payments experience successfully executing technology-centric propositions across multiple market sectors in both B2B and B2C. He launched a B2B white label indemnified top-up service using bank transfers, a world first at the time of launch. A humble people manager and change agent, Alain's leadership and coaching experience span start-up, early-stage growth, and large complex organizations.

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Andrea Grisogono

Freelance Kanban Product Owner

CroatiaToptal Member Since May 22, 2020

Andrea is a strategic and entrepreneurial product manager, as passionate about reaching high-impact destinations as she is about optimizing the paths for getting there. Her leadership style revolves around building trust, setting an example, focusing on viable value delivery, and helping individuals and teams succeed. Andrea creates positive impacts by advocating for learning by coaching along with continuous discovery, improvement, and adapting to emerging responsibilities.

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Tiffany DeBolt

Freelance Kanban Product Owner

United StatesToptal Member Since June 17, 2020

Tiffany has spent 15 years launching critical, highly technical, and complex initiatives. Her experience is in both B2C and B2B and across software, hardware, telecom, real estate, data centers, and professional sports, among others. Tiffany has a deep background in product, project, and process management and can rapidly synthesize new information on new products and technologies. Her broad and deep expertise allows her to plug into any project for immediate impact and rapid results.

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Kate Griggs

Freelance Kanban Product Owner

United StatesToptal Member Since July 27, 2020

Kate is a storyteller and product manager who leads cross-disciplinary teams to deliver game-changing products. She has led projects for tech startups, a major hotel group, and the US Air Force. Along with her flair for making technical concepts accessible and understandable, she loves to synthesize key takeaways from mountains of data points to drive decisions and move forward. Kate delivers excellence by empathizing with business stakeholders, software engineers, and end users.

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Harbor System Integrators, Inc

One of our most time consuming problems is finding qualified staff. We need to find the correct platform to advertise on, create a proper ad, filter through tons of applications, interview and test the applicants' capabilities, and finally take a risk by hiring. This was the old way of doing things. The new way: describe the job position to our Toptal account manager, interview a few qualified applicants, and hire with a risk-free trial -- much faster, a lot easier, and with incredible results.

Catalin S. Balaci, Owner

EvoBits Information Technology SRL

Always incredibly responsive, prompt, and flexible, Anna has done an outstanding job -- her work is exactly what we needed. Toptal has been a great experience for us due to the ease of getting a project going with quality talent at a cost that fits our budget. The automated online system for managing everything during onboarding was also impressive.

Cody Wilke, Product Manager

Crucial Life Sciences Data Solutions

What attracted us to Toptal was that Toptal is sourcing its talent from a global pool. The selection process is very stringent. They’re sourcing the talent not only based on capabilities -- sourcing the best 3% -- but also based on cultural fit, which is really important to us. We had an amazing experience working with Toptal. Toptal helped us achieve our goals by bringing us very high-quality resources, on very short notice.

Elmar Platzer, Digital Transformation Leader, CSR Australia

CSR Limited

With the pressure on and millions watching the Cleveland Cavaliers during the NBA Playoffs, Toptal delivered the talent and expertise needed to launch a brand new fan engagement platform.

Conor Kenney, Director of Professional Services

Cleveland Cavaliers

Toptal has helped my business tremendously by finding, vetting, and recruiting the talent I need, at the right time. I’d definitely recommend it to others.

Xavier Xicay, CEO & Creative Director

Tuatara Corp

Toptal has been extremely helpful to us in finding top remote talent. The ratio from interview to hire with Toptal candidates is the highest I've ever experienced in my professional career.

Philipp Berner, Co-founder and CTO


I can't say enough about how happy and confident I am in working with Enrique. He brings an enthusiasm to his profession that is very refreshing, constantly surprising us with his depth of knowledge and his capability to not only complete the task, but to surpass our expectations. He presents us with solutions that we would not have thought about ourselves, and sees the problem better than we can explain it.

Chad Berryman, Senior Technical Lead


We had a wonderful experience with our Toptal consultant. He was very reliable and punctual, delivering excellent work on a budget—we will certainly be using him again!

Barbara Karpf, President


How to Hire Kanban Product Owners through Toptal


Talk to One of Our Industry Experts

A Toptal director of product management will work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics.

Work With Hand-Selected Talent

Within days, we'll introduce you to the right Kanban Product Owner for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.

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Work with your new Kanban Product Owner for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.


  • How are Toptal Kanban Product Owners different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Kanban Product Owners to ensure we only match you with talent of the highest caliber. Of the more than 100,000 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. Start now.

  • Can I hire Kanban Product Owners in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

    Depending on availability and how fast you can progress, you could start working with a Kanban Product Owner within 48 hours of signing up. Start now.

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal Kanban Product Owners?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Kanban Product Owner 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. Start now.

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    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.

  • 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.

  • Scale as Needed

    Hire in under 2 weeks and scale your team up or down as needed, no strings attached.

  • Seamless Hiring

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

  • 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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