Phil Greenberg, Product Manager in San Jose, CA, United States
Phil Greenberg

Product Manager in San Jose, CA, United States

Member since March 4, 2019
Phil started his career as a software engineer but quickly discovered that his true passion centered around product management. Over the course of his career, he's successfully occupied a variety of roles across product and engineering—managing teams of up to 12 people and three different SaaS products from idea through launch.
Phil is now available for hire

Project Highlights

  • As the CTO, led product and engineering efforts from idea through launch.
  • Managed the Android app development from scratch.
  • Worked as the first and sole product manager for KickFin's initial product launch.

Expertise

  • Mobile Apps
  • People Management
  • Product Management
  • Product Strategy
  • Technical Product Management

Education

Employment

  • Product Consultant

    2019 - PRESENT
    CoreBiome
    • Discovered root-caused product shortcomings by forcing cross-functional collaboration within a remote organization.
  • CTO

    2017 - 2018
    Keyo AI
    • Was hired as a CTO by Keyo, a venture-backed startup (Village Global, Obvious Ventures) transforming the real-estate rental market by automating leads to lease applications and using gig-economy contractors to open the doors. Keyo works with landlords in NYC and the Bay Area servicing thousands of apartments every day.
    • Led a major product pivot by rearchitecting, planning, hiring for, and managing the entire development process of more than 11 direct reports.
    • Managed the product from idea to launch of Android, iOS, and web apps in three months. The apps and platform currently have thousands of users per day performing critical rental tasks including lease applications, rent payments, and maintenance requests.
  • Product Manager

    2017 - 2017
    KickFin
    • Managed the product development from discovery through public launch while simultaneously coordinating domestic and offshore resources—both internal and external to the company.
    • Negotiated contracts with external vendors to decrease cost by over 60% compared to estimates.
  • Platform Architect | Technical PM

    2013 - 2016
    Entefy
    • Worked for Entefy, a company that provides cutting-edge AI solutions to enterprises. The products, while still in closed beta, are currently being used by Fortune 500 companies to revolutionize their businesses.
    • Helped grow the startup from unvalued to a $150 million pre-money valuation and from six to more than 35 employees.
    • Managed an API product from conception to beta launch.
    • Directly managed a team of six individuals across a ten-hour time zone difference.
    • Assisted the head of product in defining long-term product strategy—leading to a large increase in venture funding.
    • Invented four revolutionary patents in adaptive, scalable architecture, and digital communication.
  • Component Design Engineer

    2011 - 2013
    Intel
    • Reduced the design effort of a critical chip component by 90% while simultaneously decreasing power consumption by using cutting-edge automation techniques.
    • Trained and led more than ten engineers across multiple sites/time zones in advanced chip design automation.
    • Was named a member of the company-wide “circle of excellence” for design automation.

Project History

  • Keyo
    As the CTO, led product and engineering efforts from idea through launch.

    Keyo is a venture-backed startup (Village Global, Obvious Ventures) that is transforming the real-estate rental market by automating leads to lease applications and using gig-economy contractors to open the doors. Keyo works with landlords in NYC and the Bay Area servicing thousands of apartments every day.

    Keyo has an iOS and Android app in addition to two distinct web apps.

  • FieldClock
    Managed the Android app development from scratch.

    FieldClock is an easy-to-use mobile app that does the heavy lifting for your people in the field and your people in the office. Let your staff get back to managing your business rather than trying to juggle timecards and piece tickets.

  • KickFin
    Worked as the first and sole product manager for KickFin's initial product launch.

    KickFin is an automated sign-up process that helps merchants to accept and process credit cards. It handles all of the required legal checks automatically using cutting-edge APIs and a novel workflow.

    I managed the product development from discovery through the public launch while simultaneously coordinating domestic and offshore resources (both internal and external to the company). I also negotiated contracts with external vendors to decrease cost by over 60% compared to estimates.

Education

  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering
    2011 - 2012
    University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Business Management
    2007 - 2011
    University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN, USA

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