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Erin Stewart

Freelance Product Leader
United States
Toptal Member Since November 1, 2018

Erin has over ten years of experience in product design and agile product management leading a variety of responsive web and native app projects for eCommerce, B2C, and B2B organizations. She works with organizations ranging from startups to large Fortune 500 companies to create inspired and innovative products. She also enjoys helping build out new Agile product teams and is well-versed in Agile, Scrum, and Kanban.

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Darragh Keogh

Freelance Product Leader
United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since November 9, 2018

Darragh is an experienced product owner having managed multi-million-pound digital products for world leading brands across financial services and telecoms. Darragh is a specialist in mobile app product management and well positioned to advise on agile delivery methodologies.

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Alexandru Ursa

Freelance Product Leader
Romania
Toptal Member Since November 7, 2018

Since 2012, Alex's worked in product development/management, eCommerce, and in the management of remote teams/stakeholders. He's fostered the builds of multiple B2C and B2B products that generate more than $200 million in annual revenue. He is passionate about his work and is always looking for new challenges—finding innovative ways to do things better. He is a certified Scrum product owner and also a certified Google Analytics professional.

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Vincent Lam

Freelance Product Leader
Canada
Toptal Member Since October 22, 2018

Vincent is a CTO/product leader with an MBA and 20 years of experience delivering world-class software. He specializes in product development with SMB and enterprises and has previously led large-scale projects at Google, Dassault Systems, Nortel, and Elastic Path. He is an entrepreneur who's built award-winning SaaS companies to bring the best of field service management, AR/VR, and GIS technologies into conventional industries such as engineering, environmental and natural resources.

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Basil Hashem

Freelance Product Leader
United States
Toptal Member Since April 9, 2019

Basil is a product executive with 20+ years of experience in enterprise, consumer, and developer solutions in corporate and startup settings. His particular expertise is centered on general strategy, market analysis, technology selection, and architecture. Basil joined Toptal to share his in-depth and varied experience and expertise on a range of projects.

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Prem Sundaram

Freelance Product Leader
United States
Toptal 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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Chad Bockius

Freelance Product Leader
United States
Toptal 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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Rob Eades

Freelance Product Leader
United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since June 17, 2019

Rob is a digital solutions consultant with over 12 years of experience across a range of industries (automotive, financial, hospitality, retail, technology), and expertise that comes from a background in digital product management, ownership, and strategy. Rob specializes in creating software to drive sales and improve customer experience. He has built and managed highly successful products for startups, SMBs, and enterprise clients.

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Felix Reiners

Freelance Product Leader
Germany
Toptal Member Since April 23, 2019

Felix is a head of product with over 15 years of experience leading project and product teams, obsessed with building digital products and services users love. He excels at creating product strategies and implementing them pragmatically. Industry and technology-agnostic, he's bringing knowledge from one domain to enhance the next. Felix is a powerful coach. He was a previous director at IDEO and had rich experience working with startups. Felix is fluent in English and German.

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Michael Poythress

Freelance Product Leader
United States
Toptal Member Since March 12, 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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Alex McAndrew

Freelance Product Leader
Germany
Toptal Member Since February 11, 2019

Alex has 16 years of experience building teams, products, and ventures from the ground up, ranging from a computer vision startup to corporate ventures and greenfield software projects. He's passionate about building and motivating teams that deliver high-quality software experiences and has done so in B2C2B mobile, SaaS, healthcare/pharma, and other industries.

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

  • How are Toptal product leaders different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our product leaders 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 product leaders in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

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

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal product leaders?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your product leader 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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    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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