Nathaniel Hendrie, Product Manager in Los Angeles, CA, United States
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Nathaniel Hendrie

Verified Expert  in Product Management

Product Manager

Los Angeles, CA, United States
Toptal Member Since
May 29, 2019

Nathaniel is an experienced product leader with a broad background and experience in marketing, sales, and project management. He focuses on building simple, scalable, and compelling user experiences that drive organizational impact. He can strategize, implement, and measure successful web products, with substantial complexity and technical intricacy, then optimize and build on those products post-release.

Project Highlights

Media Sharing Application
Led product design, launch, and adoption for the media sharing application for Veritone.


Work Experience

Head of Product

2017 - 2018
Casting Networks
  • Led the product and design organization for the Casting Networks worldwide suite of SaaS applications including commercial and theatrical principal actor casting (CastingNetworks/Fast Capture) as well as studio casting and audition media management (Cast It Systems/Cast It Talent).
  • Owned the roadmap for the legacy applications in support of the commercial casting market (90% market share), and studio casting (70% market share), implementing revenue driving self-service photo management feature.
  • Launched product enhancements to support new theatrical casting business vertical with an exclusive casting agreement from 21st Century Fox TV and film divisions.
  • Created roadmap and feature list, pricing model, legacy data and user account migration for next-generation casting single platform project.
  • Developed and managed six product managers and four user experience designers.

VP, Product

2016 - 2017
Veritone, Inc.
  • Led the product organization in the development of the Veritone Artificial Intelligence SaaS platform, which leverages machine learning to find insights within audio and video media.
  • Created and executed product strategy for launching the platform across multiple business verticals, from broadcast media to sports teams and local law enforcement through a successful IPO.
  • Communicated product roadmap and deliverable status to internal stakeholders and executive leadership weekly, and the whole company periodically.
  • Launched platform product features including document organization, video facial recognition, and media curation application.

Media Sharing Application

Led product design, launch, and adoption for the media sharing application for Veritone.

The media sharing application enabled customers to take audio and video that had been analyzed by AI services and share selected clips with other members of their organization. The application included the media clip alongside the metadata like transcriptions, object detections, and face detections.
1994 - 1998

Bachelor's Degree in Sociology

Cornell University - Ithaca, NY


Information Technology

General Electric IMLP Program



Industry Expertise



Scrum, Kanban, Marketplace Platforms


Artificial Intelligence as a Service (AIaaS), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Media, Partnerships, Communication, APIs, Account Management, Roadmaps, Flowcharts, Product Management, Business Analysis, Requirements, Product Strategy, Product Roadmaps, Go-to-market Plans, User Research, Business Models, Product Design, Product Marketing, Product Frameworks, Innovation, Product Ownership, Product Discovery, iOS, eCommerce, Identity & Access Management (IAM)

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