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Stacy Cormier

Lead Product Manager
United StatesToptal Member Since July 12, 2019

Stacy has driven product success through thoughtful strategy development, product innovation, and a consistent focus on the end-to-end customer experience for over 20 years. She is a gifted communicator with the ability to broker compromise and facilitate alignment. Expertise includes project leadership, change management, risk mitigation, stakeholder alignment, product marketing, and sales enablement.

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Topher Williams

Lead Product Manager
United StatesToptal Member Since July 3, 2019

Topher is an executive and entrepreneur with more than 15 years of operational, technology, and product management and development leadership experience across a breadth of industries with specific expertise working with startups. He's always been a person who prefers a great deal of variety in his work—whether that's solving different problems facing an organization or working with several companies in different markets.

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Andrew Bellay

Lead Product Manager
United StatesToptal Member Since June 24, 2019

Andrew is an experienced product manager and inherently curious, strategic, and process-oriented entrepreneur. He has two engineering degrees, and a liberal arts degree from Stanford and UT Austin. He was trained in human-centered design by the founders of IDEO. Since 2010, he has built and shipped dozens of products on time and budget, primarily for start-ups and innovation groups within established companies.

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Laurens Feenstra

Lead Product Manager
United StatesToptal Member Since June 21, 2019

Laurens has six years of product experience, from product sprint workshops (product design, road mapping) to defining product strategy with management teams and feature definition and Agile development with engineering. He primarily works with companies that build complex technical systems, including Waymo and Google. The fields he’s been involved in include self-driving, aerospace, mobility, climate, data science, and eCommerce.

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Eric Reuthe

Lead Product Manager
United StatesToptal Member Since June 21, 2019

For 20+ years, Eric's designed, developed, and launched products and solutions for payments, banking, financial services, and IoT companies. His strengths are in ideation, technical design, process design, and conceptual integrity. He is also effective in helping companies develop product technology strategies and aligning engineering with product management. He has extensive experience working with startups, PE roll-ups, and mid-size companies.

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Peter Caron

Lead Product Manager
United StatesToptal Member Since May 29, 2019

Peter has led innovation that helped to create predictive analytics and sales enablement markets. He specializes in new concepts and reimagining existing products to turn around businesses, create growth, build teams, and develop partners. Peter enjoys working within teams to bring innovative ideas to market.

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Stephen Joos

Lead Product Manager
United StatesToptal Member Since May 27, 2019

Stephen has 12 years of experience in all aspects of the product development lifecycle—launching products in the telecom, research, payments, social networking, media, and advertising, and NGO/nonprofit sectors. He led the efforts to launch the mobile-giving industry in the US, the first mobile social networks in Pakistan and Cuba, and a new wireless carrier in the US. Stephen’s passion is building intuitive user experiences to drive impact.

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PV Subramanian

Lead Product Manager
United StatesToptal Member Since May 21, 2019

PV brings 15+ years of technology product management experience in networking, mobility, and IoT. His blend of software, hardware, mobile, and cloud experience makes him a unique and valuable addition. PV's pragmatic approach can be invaluable in bringing sales, engineering, and leadership together on conflicting issues, maintaining forward project momentum. He is also a seasoned Java/Android developer with many successful engineering projects.

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Justin Nassiri

Lead Product Manager
United StatesToptal Member Since May 17, 2019

For over the past decade, Justin has been a serial entrepreneur. As a solo founder, he has raised $3 million+ in venture capital, including an investment from Google's chairman, Eric Schmidt. His software products have been used by over 35+ Fortune 500 companies, including Disney, P&G, Microsoft, Budweiser, and more. Justin holds an MBA from Stanford, has worked as a McKinsey & Co. consultant, and is a US Navy certified nuclear engineer.

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Chad Bockius

Lead Product Manager
United StatesToptal Member Since May 17, 2019

Chad is a strategic, hands-on product leader with over 20 years of experience. He's launched, managed, and positioned multiple award-winning, patented products to secure over $50 million in enterprise product revenue. He’s raised over $26 million in venture funding to fuel product and company growth. Combining a unique background in sales, marketing, and product, he’s a great choice to help bring the right solutions to market at the right time.

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Prem Sundaram

Lead Product Manager
United StatesToptal Member Since April 24, 2019

For over 15 years, Prem's been successfully developing and launching software and product innovations as an international technology consultant and product manager. He advises companies of all stages in diverse industries including software, banking, internet-of-things, mobile, and cloud—in both the US and Europe. Prem has a bachelor of science degree in physics and materials science from Cambridge University and an MBA from UCLA,

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

  • How are Toptal Lead Product Managers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Lead Product Managers 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 Lead Product Managers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

    Depending on availability and how fast you can progress, you could start working with a Lead Product Manager within 48 hours of signing up.

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal Lead Product Managers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Lead Product Manager 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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