Guram Kashmadze, Product Manager in Tbilisi, Georgia
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Guram Kashmadze

Verified Expert  in Product Management

Product Manager

Location
Tbilisi, Georgia
Toptal Member Since
July 16, 2021

Guram is a seasoned Product Owner with a deep tech background and a Crypto enthusiast with an in-depth knowledge of Blockchain technology. With over 12 years of experience in software product management and development, his main areas of expertise are fintech, eCommerce, and decentralized finance. Guram holds extensive experience in managing software development teams in an agile manner.

Project Highlights

Mobile Banking Application for Bank of Georgia
Led the business and tech development of Bank of Georgia's mobile banking application with over 800,000 monthly active users.
Online Bill Payments Platform
Led the design and development of Bank of Georgia's online bill payments platform, which consolidated more than 300 service providers.
PriceLab
Designed and implemented a price aggregator web platform for tech products. Advanced matching algorithms provided unique product identification and customer satisfaction.

Expertise

Work Experience

Senior Product Owner

2016 - PRESENT
Bank of Georgia
  • Designed and launched native iOS and Android mobile banking applications with 1M MAU.
  • Launched and designed the first mobile bill split solution for the local market.
  • Implemented automated personal finance management and financial advisor features.
  • Designed and launched an easy transfer solution which led to an increased CSAT.
  • Improved and launched an existing international money transfer solution, which led to an increased digital transaction count.
  • Collaborated closely with software architects to build and improve overall technical architecture, which increased overall product quality and customer satisfaction (4.9 Android and 4.7 iOS).

CTO

2018 - 2019
BOG Insurance
  • Hired as the second employee in a digital insurance startup. Recruited a team of 15 members, including developers and product owners.
  • Participated in all aspects of the overall strategy creation: idea generation, business development, and market research.
  • Researched and interviewed 10+ vendor companies for the insurance management software system.

Lead Full-stack Developer

2013 - 2016
Bank of Georgia
  • Led a team of 10 .NET developers working in an Agile manner.
  • Performed business analysis and took responsibility to modify and add functionality which led to stakeholders' satisfaction.
  • Designed and implemented a high-transactional payments web platform.
  • Designed and implemented a human resource management web platform.

Full-stack Developer

2009 - 2013
UGT
  • Developed various projects, including educational, case management, and e-government software platforms.
  • Designed and implemented application business logic, using C# with domain-driven design and various GOF patterns.
  • Designed and implemented database data structure in SQL Server.
  • Designed and implemented data warehouse in Microsoft SQL and OLAP cubes for Microsoft BI.

Mobile Banking Application for Bank of Georgia

https://bankofgeorgia.ge/en/retail/digital-bank/mobile-bank

Led the business and tech development of Bank of Georgia's mobile banking application with over 800,000 monthly active users.

Bank of Georgia's mobile banking application is the number one app in the finance category in the local market. It's a go-to app solution for digital native users, with features like easy transfers, international money transfers, bill payments, bill split, loans, deposits, stock trading, and more.

Online Bill Payments Platform

Led the design and development of Bank of Georgia's online bill payments platform, which consolidated more than 300 service providers.

Bank of Georgia is a leading bank in the local market with over 2 million users. The online bill payment platform allowed users to pay monthly utility bills with their debit and credit cards. The platform combined over 300 services in one place.

Human Resource Management Platform for Bank of Georgia

Led the development team and created the overall architecture of the HRMS web platform for the largest employer in the local market with over 2,500 employees.

Human Resource Management System is a web platform that includes day-to-day activities for the company employees (front) and HR department (back).
With just six months of development, we managed to migrate the Bank of Georgia from the old system.

PriceLab

Designed and implemented a price aggregator web platform for tech products. Advanced matching algorithms provided unique product identification and customer satisfaction.

PriceLab is a price aggregator web platform focused on niche tech products. This is a personal project that turned into a small startup. We gathered and unified data from up to 20 local tech retailers and provided a 360-degree view for the customer. The goal was to become a top-of-mind platform for tech product buyers.

Restaurant Management System

A college project that turned into a small startup. Designed and implemented a restaurant management system that was used in 10 high-end local restaurants.

Our restaurant management system provided full features for the stock, menu, accounting, and reservation management. It was a mini ERP system for the niche target. Our system's main competitive advantage was an end-to-end solution for the restaurant owners.
2010 - 2013

Master's Degree in Computer Science

Tbilisi State University - Tbilisi, Georgia

2006 - 2010

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

Tbilisi State University - Tbilisi, Georgia

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