Naor Brown, Product Manager in New York, NY, United States
Naor Brown

Product Manager in New York, NY, United States

Member since March 4, 2020
Naor is a product leader and strategist with over ten years of experience growing startups. After a professional chess career and graduating from Harvard focused in game theory and AI, he built products in the diverse spaces of deep tech, neural interfaces, autonomous vehicles, VR/AR, mobile gaming, robotics, and data platforms, both at large companies (Apple, MSFT, IBM) and growth startups with exits valued at $1 billion+. He is excited to contribute to tech's positive impact on humanity.
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Project Highlights



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  • Founder and Consultant

    2017 - PRESENT
    En-Lightening Strategies
    • Consulted in product management and business strategy for technology startups.
    • Worked with startups in blockchain, robotics, big data, fintech, and Computer Vision.
    • Acted as a leadership coach and product mentor of startup founders, product managers, and leaders.
  • Director of Strategic Partnerships

    2019 - 2019
    CTRL-labs (acquired by Facebook)
    • Partnered with Big Tech companies on defining structure for new partnerships in AR/VR, IoT, mobile, and R&D experiments.
    • Led the effort to define product and engineering requirements for an IoT integration with a Fortune 10 tech company.
    • Initiated partnerships with independent developers and small startups.
  • EPM - Special Projects Group

    2016 - 2018
    • Drove requirements, prioritization, and execution of cutting-edge AI/ML and image processing algorithms.
    • Helped build organizational structure and clarify ambiguity in a fast-paced, novel R&D program in a team of 30+ Ph.D engineers.
    • Applied standard program management techniques: Engineering roadmap and Gantt charts.
  • Senior Technical Product Manager

    2015 - 2016
    • Drove vision and execution of a global epidemic monitoring and modeling data engine used by the world’s largest reinsurance firms under multi-million dollar contracts, with a diverse team of scientists, engineers, statisticians, PMs, and marketers.
    • Invented and executed the development of models for clients to increase their understanding of epidemic spread and preparedness.
    • Hired as one of the first employees, growing team from less than ten people to over 50.
  • Product Manager and Lead Data Scientist

    2013 - 2015
    Leap Motion (acquired by UltraHaptics)
    • Led product strategy and execution for new VR/AR applications with design and engineering teams.
    • Built metrics team from the ground up to analyze all device data, and implemented internal company metrics dashboard.
    • Managed product deliverables for automotive device and applications with a Fortune 100 company.
  • Product Manager Intern

    2013 - 2013
    • Drove the vision and execution of full-stack app development.
    • Invented and executed robust and accurate player matching algorithms that considerably improved retention and engagement.
    • Developed new features in the achievement system and app UI. Skillz is an online multiplayer competition platform that integrated into a number of iOS and Android games. Players compete globally.

Project History

  • Map-based Tracker of Epidemics
    Led the initial design and back-end data management to showcase updates to customers.

    Metabiota tracks epidemics, giving a real-time snapshot of what's going on over time, both to enterprise customers and to the public. Epidemic Tracker was released to showcase the qualitative and quantitative aspect of that data.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, and Economics
    2009 - 2013
    Harvard University - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA


  • Pragmatic Marketing Certified - PMC III
    MARCH 2016 - PRESENT
    Pragmatic Marketing
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner
    Scum Alliance

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