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Chris Nicol

Freelance Product Owner

SpainToptal Member Since August 24, 2018

Chris is a product manager with a history of development, UX, and project management. Today, his passion is taking a vision and working with an amazing team to create an experience for users that they love and that makes a difference. Chris' favorite quote: "Help your team (and company) ship the right product to your users" - Josh E

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Luciano Castro

Freelance Product Owner

ItalyToptal Member Since October 5, 2018

Luciano is a business-driven manager with over 15 years of experience as a CTO and CEO in multinational companies and startups. He has a strong technical background in IT and excellent management skills and is in love with Agile and Lean methodologies. Luciano's worked on more than 2,000 projects with both small and big teams (+400) and always remotely. He also possesses multiple certifications in PMP, Agile, Scrum, ITSQB, ITIL, and Microsoft.

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Prem Sundaram

Freelance Product Owner

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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Jason Patz

Freelance Product Owner

United StatesToptal Member Since February 27, 2019

For 20+ years, Jason has been successfully launching software products in a number of industries as a senior/executive and Product Manager. He is experienced in automotive, retail, logistics, transportation and digital-agencies to name a few. Having founded and worked for startups as well as fortune 500 companies, Jason is versed in end-to-end product development and contributes well beyond the context of his role as a senior product manager.

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David Wertheimer

Freelance Product Owner

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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Basil Hashem

Freelance Product Owner

United StatesToptal Member Since February 13, 2019

Basil is a products 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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Jeremy Liles

Freelance Product Owner

United StatesToptal Member Since March 2, 2019

Jeremy has spent 20 years building solutions to complex problems in finance, law, education, and other industries. He is proficient in the full product development lifecycle; he believes every stage begins with an empathetic understanding of the context and complex ecosystems in which companies, products, and users live. He's an experienced leader who is also hands-on (e.g., coding, creating marketing assets) and a licensed attorney (NY).

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David Britton

Freelance Product Owner

United StatesToptal Member Since February 19, 2019

Dave takes a customer & hypothesis-driven approach in defining, validating, and scaling compelling products. He's led mobile/web products in fintech, SaaS, eCommerce, adtech, and marketplaces. Skilled in strategy (differentiation, growth, monetization), planning (road maps, GTM, MVP design), and execution (backlog, user stories, pilot management, A/B tests), he's equally comfortable leading teams, talking to users, and analyzing behavioral data.

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Steve Pomroy

Freelance Product Owner

United StatesToptal Member Since January 16, 2019

With more than 22 years of experience as an IT entrepreneur, Steve has the depth of product management experience to deliver innovative solutions for pressing customer problems. He co-founded four technology companies, two of which he played a key role in growing and guiding through to acquisition: Plato Consulting (sold to KPMG in 2013) and Camouflage Software, Inc. (sold to Imperva in 2016).

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Connie Kwan

Freelance Product Owner

United StatesToptal Member Since January 16, 2019

Connie has 15 years of product management experience spanning two-sided marketplaces, enterprise software, consumer apps, health tech, energy, and semiconductor. She was CPO at Khosla-funded health company Carrot and the head of product for Atlassian's Marketplace. She has also shipped at Microsoft, SunPower, Cypress, ImpactIQ, and Sourcemap.com. Connie is a storyteller who can help you craft your vision and help your team deliver on it.

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Hanzel Corella

Freelance Product Owner

United StatesToptal Member Since September 19, 2019

Since 2011, Hanzel has been launching new products to market for both startups and Fortune 500 companies. He’s worked in retail, energy, online payments, ride-sharing, IoT (internet of things), and solar power industries. As a product consultant, corporate innovation manager, and director of a creative agency, Hanzel is well versed in brand, UX/UI, web and mobile development, and digital marketing.

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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.

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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.

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Zoomedia

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

  • How are Toptal Product Owners different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our 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.

  • How fast can I hire Product Owners through Toptal?

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

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

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your 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.

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