Dmitry Meltsov

Dmitry Meltsov

London, United Kingdom
Member since July 5, 2019
With over 7 years spent launching products for global companies and startups, Dmitry gained experience of effectively leading distributed cross-functional teams in a variety of industries spanning financial services, legal, real estate, eCommerce, travel, and logistics. Most recently worked on managing launch and scale-up of transactional marketplaces in property and financial services sectors.
Dmitry is now available for hire
Project Highlights
Expertise
  • Financial Services
  • Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
  • Product Strategy
  • Real Estate
  • Service Design
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • User Research
  • Web
Education
Select Certifications
Employment
  • Product Manager
    2019 - PRESENT
    SWOOP FUNDING
    • Built the product team, and managed product strategy and delivery.
  • Product Director
    2017 - 2019
    ONEDOME
    • Promoted to a senior executive team member in under one year to represent product function. Led product teams responsible for revenue-generating product and service offerings – mortgages, conveyancing, and insurance product verticals.
    • Managed the proposition from idea through to strategic partnerships development and product launch. Tasked with developing a brand new product proposition for mortgages from scratch, delivered a prototype that enabled lining up a tier 1 corporate client and a startup synergetic partnership offer on the table.Managed strategic partnerships through the entire engagement with one of the biggest mortgage underwriters in the UK.
    • Built and shipped Transactional Marketplace platform for conveyancing, which is generating the first stable revenue stream for the company. After taking over the product at pre-alpha state, conducted value and usability research, managed the product development cycle through alpha and beta testing, culminating in the successful product launch with baseline metrics exceeded within the first month from production release.
    • Led product team efforts on concept ideation and solution prototyping.
    • Hired the entire Product and Design teams. Adoption of OKRs as a company-wide management framework. Designed the executive BI dashboard.
  • Product Advisor
    2017 - 2017
    FREELANCE
    • Drove the processes of business model canvas testing and elaboration, customer development and product discovery as part of the executive team.
    • Worked directly with the founder, responsible for product strategy and roadmap, and acted as the liaison with the incubator-community of designers and developers for the MVP development and launch.
    • Delivered customer profiling, competitive benchmarking, MVP design, and specification.
  • Senior Product Manager
    2015 - 2016
    MARKET TECH UK
    • Owned IT transformation and product roadmaps at everything5pounds.com (Hybris), curated eCom solution design and delivery at camdenmarket.com (Isomorphic app).
    • Gained control over release management by bringing IT delivery in-house to the newly established off- shore technology center, where set up agile processes, performed non-technical hiring, conducted team reviews and development in addition to managing on-shore product and dev team members.
    • Camdenmarket.com: Delivered legacy eCom MVP with the follow-up re-platforming of an eCommerce site to API-centric isomorphic app in Node.js, React, Prismic, Solidus, and Practi for Camdenmarket.com.
    • Defined and delivered 20+ projects spanning UX and back-end transformation for everything5pounds.com.
  • Principal Project Manager
    2013 - 2015
    GLOBAL FASHION GROUP (LAMODA.RU)
    • Delivered strategic program of B2B managed services platform for white-label websites, eProduction, fulfillment, last-mile delivery, and contact center with the budget over $2 million.
    • Worked in a cross-functional team of 40 people in a matrix environment my responsibilities encapsulated roadmap definition, end-to-end solution delivery, tech sales and integration with partners.
    • Established portfolio management, coached PMs, conducted project reviews, and codified PMO guidelines.
    • Delivered and rolled out greenfield proprietary solution from ground zero covering transit warehouse network and last-mile delivery operations via the web app, mobile scanners interface for intra-logistics, and Android app for the delivery field force.
  • Analyst
    2011 - 2012
    ACCENTURE UKI
    • Managed a team of junior analysts and coordinating off-shore developers delivered solutions covering SEO, wishlist, checkout redesign, click and collect for an Oracle ATG powered global eCommerce website. Areas of ownership covered requirements gathering, facilitating client workshops, creation of the functional and technical documentation, test cycles management, and client UAT support.
    • Led the team efforts of customizing internal deployment management tool for the Transformation Programme spanning 6 countries, 20 000 end users and targeted at 30% reduction of global IT estate operating costs.
    • Prepared business cases supporting the £200 million investment into IT landscape refresh and "greener" capabilities enhancement. Created a program overview paper, which constituted a part of the client’s RIIO submission to Ofgem.
Project History
  • SME Funding Transactional Marketplace Optimisation
    Leading product, design, and business transformation teams.

    Oversaw advanced product analytics instrumentation, core matching engine optimization, new product line launches, and user experience optimization for a highly integrated E2E funding transactional marketplace for small and medium enterprises seeking to get equity, loans, grants, tax credits, or operating capital savings.

  • Property Legal Services Transactional Marketplace Launch
    Led conveyancing integrated transactional marketplace launch for the E2E property portal

    First end to end conveyancing transactional marketplace in the UK, in the ecosystem SAAS model. Legal case management system (workflow, integrations with six data providers and government services, risk management, and compliance suite) interfacing B2C marketplace and linked up with estate agent and mortgage brokers product suites to support collaborative deal flow.

  • eCommerce Re-platforming, Product, and Tech Optimization
    Migrated eCom business to SAP Hybris platform and doubled annual revenue in the subsequent year.

    Leading re-platforming team, orchestrating the transition from legacy monolith platform to SAP Hybris storefront and modular IS landscape.

    Responsibilities included hiring the product, design and dev team, setting up product delivery processes, managing transformation projects and product CRO.

  • B2B eCommerce Full Suite Managed Services Platform
    Delivered strategic program of B2B managed services platform for white label ops in eCommerce for global enterprise clients.

    Worked in a cross-functional team of 40 people in a matrix environment my responsibilities encapsulated roadmap definition, end-to-end delivery, tech sales, and integration with partners.

Education
  • Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in Economics
    2006 - 2009
    University of Manchester - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance
    2004 - 2006
    Saint Petersburg State University - Saint Petersburg, Russia
Certifications
  • PMI Program Management
    JUNE 2014 - PRESENT
    Bauman Institute of Technology
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Foundation
    JANUARY 2012 - OCTOBER 2012
    Accenture UKI

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