Bahadir Efeoglu, Product Manager in Berlin, Germany
Bahadir Efeoglu

Product Manager in Berlin, Germany

Member since January 11, 2019
Bahadir is an experienced product manager with a demonstrated history of working in the supply chain, eCommerce, SaaS, digital wallets, and payments. He founded a supply chain SaaS startup and directly impacted $100M GMV in direct-to-consumer space. Bahadir is ready to jump into a role to help clients build their product organization, processes, and strategy. He is a skilled recruiter in the product space and has built product organizations from scratch.
Bahadir is now available for hire

Project Highlights

Expertise

Education

Employment

  • CEO and Product Manager

    2017 - PRESENT
    Fabrikator Information Technologies
    • Started an innovative supply chain tech company disrupting the DTC tech space.
    • Raised seed investment from top investors in Europe.
    • Conducted hundreds of user interviews and led the product team to build a fantastic product in a new software category.
    • Amassed the data, analyzed it, and wrote up reports summarizing the data and the conclusions drawn.
    • Helped DTC eCommerce companies globally with our software and led more than $150M gross merchandise volume annually.
    • Developed content while always keeping in mind the SEO.
  • Sr. Product Manager

    2020 - 2021
    Marley Spoon
    • Led the AI-based taste profile project for increasing NPS.
    • Innovated a failed payment recovery workflow and increased revenue by multiples.
    • Oversaw the back-end, front-end, and mobile teams' backlog successfully.
  • Head of Product

    2018 - 2020
    LIQID Investments GmbH
    • Built strongly connected but autonomous teams at LIQID.
    • Conducted dozens of interviews to hire the perfect fit for our organization; designed the hiring funnel from zero to one.
    • Introduced Scrum to the whole company and trained engineers and stakeholders to operate in a proper Scrum framework.
    • Conducted various types of end-to-end UATs to ensure quality, including bug reporting.
    • Grew the team to three members and onboarded each to thrive in product development and the organization; also oversaw their career development.
    • Worked with stakeholders from various backgrounds and departments as an inseparable part of the product management role; the most challenging stakeholder management was over operations and financial product domains.
    • Led big projects end-to-end at LIQID, starting from ideation and design to developing and marketing specific features or products.
    • Incorporated the game-changer design thinking approach to LIQID; this included conducting three design sprints, which resulted in new key features and product offerings.
    • Valued data and treated it as my North Star guiding my way; relied heavily on web and product analytics reporting to inform my work.
    • Treated financial products as being fundamentally different from other retail products, taking into consideration the monetary risks, compliance, and confusing laws.
  • Senior Product Manager

    2016 - 2018
    ING Bank Turkey
    • Developed mobile software and shaped the marketing to go along with it.
    • Generated user stories.
    • Implemented Scrum team management.
    • Took product ownership.
    • Reported to the executive management.
    • Held design sprints.
    • Tested the UX/UI.
    • Worked with mobile analytics.
    • Created offline and online marketing campaign strategies.
    • Managed offline sponsored events.
    • Ensured compliance.
    • Conducted competitor and market analyses.
  • Project Coordinator

    2015 - 2016
    Istanbul Tour Studio
    • Designed user journeys.
    • Shaped content marketing.
    • Built up communities.
    • Wrote profit-&-loss reports.
    • Worked in accounting.
    • Managed partnerships and ensured that the relationships thrived.
    • Implemented G Suite administration.
    • Oversaw the digitalization processes.
    • Worked on B2C sales and provided customer care.
    • Recruited and fufilled hiring needs.
  • Business Analytics Specialist

    2014 - 2015
    Turkcell
    • Built prediction models.
    • Conducted market research.
    • Worked with SAS Enterprise.
    • Mined text.
    • Gave management presentations.

Project History

  • ParaMara | Digital Wallet
    Led product development for two years and doubled the customer base of ING Bank's first digital wallet, ParaMara.

    ParaMara is a digital wallet which enables individual users to easily and freely make payments, money transfers, gift items and more. This is a bank-agnostic mobile wallet platform which welcomes all smartphone users.

  • Fabrikatör.io | SaaS for SMEs
    Built a product and company with a strong proposition in less than six months and still maintaining sustainable growth today.

    In 2017, I founded Fabrikatör.io with my fellow co-founders to solve a small middle enterprise's production and cost-tracking problems.

    It is a SaaS product running on the cloud and ready to use within a minute, even for non-digital businesses. Today our startup is growing with a solid customer base, most of them are subscribed for a year in advance and we keep improving the experience and our core offerings.

  • Istanbul Tour Studio | Online Travel Agency
    Led the digital transformation of the company and increased the internal efficiency together with financial success.

    Istanbul Tour Studio is an online travel agency targeting A+ FIT travelers all around the world and offering exclusive services and experiences to them in Turkey. I completed the digital transformation of this young startup by deeply analyzing the offline and manual processes and digitalized each one of them. Today, ITS still uses the systems I built and is running smoothly without any problems.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Management Information Systems
    2010 - 2015
    Bogazici University - Istanbul, Turkey
  • Spent a Year Studying as an Exchange Student in Management Information Systems
    2011 - 2012
    North Central College - Naperville, IL, USA

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