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Toptal is a marketplace for top product development managers. Top companies and start-ups hire freelance product development managers from Toptal for their mission-critical projects.

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Michael Poythress

Freelance Product Development Manager

United StatesToptal Member Since February 13, 2019

Michael excels at engineering technology, interacting with colleagues, and at developing processes to solve everyday problems for people and organizations—both large and small. As a proficient Agile product manager and design leader, he has been planning and delivering web and mobile projects for business and end consumers for the past 18 years. He also has extensive experience in strategic architecture and end-to-end solution creation.

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Dom Wolf

Freelance Product Development Manager

MaltaToptal Member Since November 8, 2018

Dom is a product manager with 11+ years of hands-on experience. With a marketing and product background, he's an expert at building and growing award-winning platforms, mobile apps and websites. He brings together developers, marketers, and designers to build great products. With key experience in fintech, marketing, marketplaces, design, blockchain, P2P, telcos. and eCommerce, he's a strong proponent of Lean/Agile to deliver excellent products.

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Bridget McMullan

Freelance Product Development Manager

United StatesToptal Member Since February 25, 2019

Bridget is a Scrum Certified Product Leader with over ten years of experience in successfully developing software and hardware products and services. Her expertise lies in both startups and Fortune 500 companies with a product master's degree from Northwestern University, Bridget has experienced end to end product development for multiple industries using Agile Methodology and Scrum frameworks.

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Prem Sundaram

Freelance Product Development Manager

United StatesToptal Member Since March 21, 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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David Wertheimer

Freelance Product Development Manager

United StatesToptal Member Since March 14, 2019

David is a product owner and strategist with a deep history in building and growing successful digital products. He has extensive mobile and desktop experience in both B2B and B2C projects, most recently with subscription services and digital media. David works across the product development lifecycle, most recently utilizing agile scrum and lean product approaches. His collaborative leadership style brings out the best in his teams.

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Andrew Sylvia

Freelance Product Development Manager

United StatesToptal Member Since November 2, 2018

Andrew is a multi-disciplinary technologist and product manager living on the west coast. Outgoing, personable, and hardworking, he tries to bring out the best work from everyone on the team while making sure the product is built within scope, time, and budget. When he is not working, Andrew enjoys being outdoors enjoying the surf or staying active with his friends.

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Uros Titovic

Freelance Product Development Manager

SerbiaToptal Member Since October 11, 2018

Uros has several years of experience managing digital products and services for mobile operators and software development companies. He’s worked in all aspects of product management including conducting research, detecting customer needs, defining the scope, prioritization, building business models and business cases, reporting to the stakeholders, team management (development, QA, UX/UI, sales, marketing, customer service), and more.

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Charles Wigand

Freelance Product Development Manager

United StatesToptal Member Since October 24, 2018

Chuck Wigand has been managing software projects for startups and enterprises, like IHS Markit, for over 15 years. By combing his project management experience with his product management expertise, his clients get the full landscape perspective that exceeds their expectations. He typically reports directly to senior leadership, having honed the skills for direct, efficient, and accurate reporting for their needs.

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Boris Krstovic

Freelance Product Development Manager

SerbiaToptal Member Since October 16, 2018

Boris is an entrepreneurial product leader driven by strong user empathy. He has a decade of product management and product development experience defining product strategies and product/market fits in a range of B2B/B2C industries—from his own startups (one exit, one bootstrapped to profitability) to Fortune 500 companies. Boris holds an MBA from the University of Cumbria and a computer science undergraduate degree (BSc).

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Terrance Holbrook

Freelance Product Development Manager

United StatesToptal Member Since May 15, 2019

Terrance is a tenacious, curious, problem solver with 20+ years in solution development servicing many industries including manufacturing, life sciences, and finance. He aspires to find the simplicity hidden within the complex. Skilled in user experience research, new product launch, process control, and automation, Terrance has overseen global deployments, launched enterprise solutions, and successfully scaled solutions into large tier clients.

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Roman A. Abashin

Freelance Product Development Manager

AustriaToptal Member Since December 14, 2018

Since 2009, Roman has been shaping products that are at the interface of business and IT—dealing with various and complex processes and projects across all areas of an enterprise. He is experienced, especially with digital transformation and fast-moving SaaS businesses. Having worked in startups, large international corporations, and everything in between, Roman can reliably drive results and retention in both technical and non-technical teams.

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A Toptal director of product management will work you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics.
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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right product development manager for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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Work with your new product development manager for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

FAQs

  • How are Toptal Product Development Managers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Product Development Managers 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.

  • How fast can I hire Product Development Managers through Toptal?

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

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

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your product development 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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    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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    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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    Hire in under 2 weeks 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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    Choose the engagement type that suits your needs — hourly, part-time, or full-time — with the ability to change anytime.

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