Anthem, Inc. (fka WellPoint, Inc. & Anthem Blue Cross)
Helped lead team to develop and deploy Anthem's flagship app, Sydney Health, to a total membership base of over 40 million Americans.
Anthem hired me as a product owner to help launch their new innovative mobile concept, Sydney Health. Initially, I led a small team of talented mobile developers to ship the first versions of the iOS and Android apps in September 2019. After launch, we grew my team from six to 11 to take on more responsibilities, including back end and web features. In addition to assuring that we developed high-impact features for Anthem's 40+ million insured members, I leveraged my start-up experience to bring innovative features and benefits to a historically slow-moving industry, modernize, and improve Anthem's development practices across all of the development teams, and to scale Toptal's impact within Anthem to over 100 developers. My work has also helped save over $10 million in lost developer productivity while increasing the value of Anthem's digital offerings, benefiting Anthem's customers, and our sales partners.
Led all technical initiatives as the head of product.
Managed the development of the website and iOS app for FacePop. The app used the brand new iPhone X True Camera depth sensor to extract the user's head from their background using a custom algorithm. I designed the app, scoped the project, found and managed an extremely talented developer, and ultimately delivered this project for approximately 10% of the total cost that two other firms had quoted.
Led scoping, design, development, and deployment for the public MVP.
I developed the MVP for this company. We built the first version of this HIPAA-compliant application in only six days. Since then, WELL has raised several rounds of funding and secured millions in recurring revenue. After launching, I became an advisor and shareholder.
Led scoping, design, and development of several iOS apps for an education company.
Over a four year period, I designed, developed, shipped, and maintained the iOS applications for PocketLab. With a small budget, I built several applications to collect and display the data from their Bluetooth enabled hardware. I've earned two patents as a result of our work with this team, and became an advisor and shareholder.