Jason Patz, Product Manager in Boise, ID, United States
Jason Patz

Product Manager in Boise, ID, United States

Member since February 27, 2019
For 20+ years, Jason has been successfully launching software products in a number of industries as a senior/executive and Product Manager. He is experienced in automotive, retail, logistics, transportation and digital-agencies to name a few. Having founded and worked for startups as well as fortune 500 companies, Jason is versed in end-to-end product development and contributes well beyond the context of his role as a senior product manager.
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  • CEO and Head of Product

    2016 - 2019
    Go Trashy Inc.
    • Built a two-sided digital marketplace software company.
    • Raised $3.5 million in VC funding.
    • Served as a product manager to bring the solution to market and directed on/offshore engineering teams.
    • Connected 50,000+ B2B and B2C consumers with independent waste service providers.
    • Launched ten MSAs in four states.
    • Awarded Portland Business Journal's Small Business Innovation Award for 2018.
  • Executive in Residence / Operating Partner

    2014 - 2016
    VertueLab
    • Start Up Consultant.
    • Accelerator / Incubator Consulting.
  • Operating Partner

    2011 - 2014
    HCAP Partners
    • Portfolio Company C Suite Operating Partner.
    • Investment Due Diligence.
    • Turn-arounds.
  • CEO and VP Product

    2011 - 2014
    Scentsa (Acquired by Sephora)
    • Led a SaaS marketing platform technology and digital agency hybrid company.
    • Directed sales, product, engineering, and professional service teams.
    • Delivered omni-channel digital programs globally (U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, and Europe).
    • Worked with major clients including LVMH, Sephora, Barnes and Nobel, US Army, and others.
    • Sold the company to Sephora and led integration efforts.
  • CEO and Chief Product Officer

    2005 - 2010
    Market Point/Auto Point (Acquired by Solera)
    • Led a SaaS marketing automation platform technology and digital agency hybrid company.
    • Provided omnichannel marketing automation and analytics solutions.
    • Raised $2.75 million in seed funding (Market Point).
    • Owned product and directed engineering, creative, and professional services teams.
    • Supported more than 2,000 B2B clients in specialty retail industries.
    • Sold the company to Solera.
  • Director Product and Operations

    2001 - 2003
    Autobytel Inc.
    • Managed product operations at a SaaS marketing platform/digital agency hybrid company.
    • Provided omnichannel marketing automation solutions to automotive industry clients nationwide including Ford, GM, VW, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, and more.
  • Director of Product and Operations

    1999 - 2001
    Newgen Results Corporation (Acquired by Teletech)
    • Cofounded, built, and scaled a SaaS digital marketing platform product (Carabunga) at a $110 million automotive BPO software/services firm servicing 5,000 automotive dealership clients nationwide.

Project History

  • Digital Marketplace for Waste Industry
    Founded, built, and scaled a first of its kind two-sided digital marketplace company for the junk removal industry.

    Founded and built a two-sided digital marketplace company, and raised $3.5 million in VC funding.

    Owned product management and directed on/offshore engineering teams.

    Connected 50,000+ B2B and B2C consumers with independent waste service providers.

    Launched ten MSAs in four states.

    Awarded Portland Business Journal's Small Business Innovation Award for 2018.

  • Marketing Automation Platform (Founder and CEO)
    Founded, launched, scaled, and sold a SaaS marketing technology and digital agency hybrid company.

    Led a SaaS marketing automation platform technology and digital agency hybrid company. Provided omnichannel marketing automation and analytics solutions.

    Raised $2.75 million in seed funding (Market Point).

    Owned product and directed engineering, creative and professional services teams. Supported more than 2,000 B2B clients in specialty retail industries.

    Sold the company to Solera.

  • Omni-Channel Digital Platform for SEPHORA
    Built and managed a large scale digital marketing infrastructure platform on behalf of a global retail leader, SEPHORA.

    Platform software that provides the framework for SEPHORA and other retail clients digital in-store and mobile marketing, training, and eCommerce properties.

Education

  • Master's degree in Business Administration
    2015 - 2017
    University of Oregon - Eugene, OR

Certifications

  • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
    JULY 2019 - PRESENT
    Project Management Institute (PMI)

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