Balázs Kámán

Balázs Kámán

Budapest, Hungary
Member since November 1, 2018
Since 2015, Balázs has been working in agile software development teams as a scrum product owner, UX engineer, and developer in healthcare, insurtech, and investment banking. Having worked with both greenfield projects and established products, he’s cultivated an effective, proactive leadership style. Balázs is also an experienced trainer and coach in lean/agile and lean startup methodologies.
Balázs is now available for hire
Project Highlights
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  • Product Manager
    2018 - PRESENT
    Owsy LLC
    • Helped a rapidly growing startup get more organized, improve continuously and deliver items with the highest value.
    • Quickly understood the MGA industry and mapped out user needs based on user interviews and tools like Fullstory.
    • Owned an implementation project and interfaced with external customers driving requirement gathering.
  • Senior Product Component Owner
    2017 - 2019
    • Improved the established product offerings (an FTP-based financial data delivery and reporting software for investment banks and institutional investors).
    • Launched a new product offering to enable instant data delivery to clients.
    • Created the business case, a Lean Canvas (business plan), a go-to-market strategy, user stories.
    • Managed the delivery in an iterative way.
    • Handled the backlogs of two teams by creating and grooming stories and prioritizing them.
    • Drove scrum meetings this included sprint plannings, standups, groomings, and sprint reviews.
    • Cooperated with multiple stakeholders including architects, product management, QA, and more.
    • Evangelized good agile practices by leading an agile community of practice and facilitating trainings and workshops.
    • Took part in the hiring process to assess the technical knowledge of candidates.
    • Made data-driven decisions based on usage metrics.
    • Improved the team and department wide processes by increasing the status transparency and improving the expectation management by introducing rolling-wave planning with key stakeholders.
  • Senior Technical Product Manager — Digital Technology Leadership Program
    2015 - 2017
    General Electric Healthcare
    • Worked in different roles for different teams for the software development leadership program; it consisted of four six-month-long rotations.
    • Attended numerous leadership, agile software development, soft skill, and personal development training sessions. These include but are not limited to design thinking, lean startup methodology, Lean Canvas, storytelling, customer engagement, meeting facilitation, effective feedback, and so on.
    • Acted as a software operations business analyst in my first rotation.
    • Developing strategic investment planning.
    • Used CA PPM (Clarity) to build a POC environment for GEHC for SAFe 4.0 idea channeling and strategic roadmap planning.
    • Worked as a UX engineer in my second rotation.
    • Created prototype sites (HTML, CSS, basic AngularJS).
    • Conducted usability tests.
    • Held university lectures.
    • Created an internal website for the UX rotation.
    • Acted as a senior technical product manager and scrum product owner in my third rotation.
    • Collaborated with different functions (program, product, architects) to drive the creation of a SaaS Analytics Execution engine.
    • Created a shared product vision so the teams could work more effectively with tools like story mapping, Lean Canvas, and so on.
    • Successfully migrated with a team and was the first to AWS among the project teams, gaining valuable insights for others.
    • Promoted, as a FastWorks (Lean Startup) trainer, an agile mentality in the company.
    • Acted as a senior technical product manager and scrum product owner in the fourth rotation and off-program.
    • Worked with two scrum teams in a highly regulated environment to coordinate the delivery of a medical SaaS electronic health record system.
    • Improved an internal DevOps website using JavaScript, Java, and a Microsoft SQL server.
    • Worked with US-based colleagues to create a QuickStart solution for GE's IoT solution, Predix.
Project History
  • Dealogic | Instant Data Delivery
    Led the product development of a B2B instant financial data delivery solution that is now used by leading hedge funds.

    For this project, I oversaw the product delivery from the product discovery phase, contributed to the go-to-market strategy, worked closely with clients to finetune the offering to their needs.

  • GE Healthcare | Athlete Management Solution
    I acted as a product owner for two teams, successfully delivering the core functionalities of the base product on time.

    For this project, I acted as the senior technical product manager (scrum product owner) for an easy-to-use electronic health record system for medical professionals dealing with professional athletes. The data gathered with the product enabled the International Olympic Committee to implement a data analysis that led to better and safer Olympic games.

  • GE Healthcare Analytics as a Service
    Worked as a PO; cooperated with multiple scrum teams to deliver the first iteration of a medical device classified product.

    For this project, I worked with two teams in a highly regulated enviornment to coordinate the delivery of the first iteration of a medical SaaS product. For the medical device classification, extensive testing was needed. I helped establish a shared product vision with tools such as story mapping, Lean Canvas, and so on. The team was the first, among the project teams, to successfully migrate to AWS and gained valuable insights for others.

  • Master of Science degree (summa cum laude) in Biomedical Engineering
    2013 - 2015
    Budapest University of Technology and Economics - Budapest, Hungary
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechatronics Engineering
    2009 - 2013
    Budapest University of Technology and Economics - Budapest, Hungary
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
    OCTOBER 2018 - OCTOBER 2020
    Scrum Alliance
  • Certificate in IT Entrepreneurship
    Acquincum Institute of Technology
  • Certificate in Machine Learning
    KTH Stockholm

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