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Srdjan Colak

Srdjan Colak

Belgrade, Serbia
Member since October 22, 2018
Srdjan is a hands-on agile product manager who manages full product lifecycle with expertise in managing product, design, engineering, and research teams. He is experienced in health tech, hospitality, education, and fintech. He has led product development at Medopad, a health tech startup which raised $30 million in funding. Srdjan has assembled multiple engineering and product teams and helped shaped quality management systems.
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Project Highlights
  • Led product development, product strategy, and roadmap of MVP's and established product function within the company.
  • Leading product development and strategy to build the world's ultimate concierge services in aviation, dining and experiences
  • Owned product development managing cross-functional teams to build restaurant point of sale system in the UK.
Expertise
  • Agile Product Management
  • Design Thinking
  • Healthcare
  • Lean Product Development
  • Startups
Education
Employment
  • Lead Product Manager
    2019 - PRESENT
    Lujo
    • Reorganized entire tech team into cross-functional units, defined SDLC, and created company-wide processes related to product development.
    • Performed market research and product/market fit analysis of the product.
    • Defined OKRs, product vision, and roadmap for a 1 year period.
    • Integrated end-to-end CMS and CRM with mobile apps using Salesforce, Pardot, WordPress, AWS services, native iOS application, and REST API.
    • Implemented Scrum and Agile ceremonies.
  • Senior Product Manager
    2017 - PRESENT
    Medopad
    • Created product roadmap and implemented product strategy based on radical product framework.
    • Devised SDLC process for working in horizontal cross-functional teams.
    • Performed UX/UI research and lead engineering teams of up to 30 people in building custom solutions.
    • Worked on implementing QMS, audit preparation for GDPR and ISO standards.
    • Researched the market and competitor landscape and defined our product strategy and market fit.
  • Senior Product Manager/Senior Project Manager
    2018 - 2019
    Vega IT Sourcing
    • Worked on product strategy and roadmap for the company's clients.
    • Worked closely with clients in defining requirements and specifications.
    • Ran design sprints, customer interviews and contributed to ideation and prototyping – validated through PoCs.
    • Managed resource planning and development efforts.
    • Improved monetization KPIs for the company.
    • Managed bespoke and CMS based digital projects development.
    • Coordinated GTM activities of various products.
  • Interim Head of Tech
    2018 - 2018
    Medopad
    • Established technical guidelines, best practices, and defined tech stack.
    • Formed engineering team consisting of mobile, web, DB and back-end engineers.
    • Implemented Scrum and Kaban using Atlassian products.
  • Head of R&D
    2016 - 2017
    Portier Technologies
    • Created the product roadmap.
    • Coordinated development efforts on building PoC.
    • Researched hospitality vertical and producing SWOT analysis.
    • Devised market fit plan and product key features and KPIs.
  • Senior Product Manager
    2016 - 2017
    Fitzapp Ltd
    • Led product conception as well as roadmap and milestones definition.
    • Developed the innovation strategy and market fit of MVP.
    • Coordinated design efforts to create mobile applications UI/UX.
    • Led three teams to develop iOS, Android, and back-end API using Google Cloud Engine.
    • Created product documentation and supported product demonstrations.
  • Chief Executive Officer
    2015 - 2017
    Infinite Leap
    • Oversaw company's business model development, client relationship, and growth strategy.
    • Negotiated and established commercial agreements with multiple established brands.
    • Formed an internal team of 25 people and outsourced engineering team of 15 people.
    • Defined processes to streamline the way product, engineering, and support teams operate.
  • Project Manager
    2013 - 2015
    Singularity Software
    • Managed different teams in areas of Android, iOS, and web development.
    • Implemented Scrum, TDD, and XP.
    • Gathered requirements and produced project specification for the clients of the company.
    • Implemented tools and PM process company wide.
Project History
  • Medopad
    Led product development, product strategy, and roadmap of MVP's and established product function within the company.

    Medopad's mission is to create a world where people can live longer.

    We connect patients, doctors and healthcare providers.
    Medopad was named a $1 billion health tech company in the making by KPMG.

    Medopad's technology takes a modular approach which means it covers a wide variety of disease areas to deliver better and more personalized care by transforming the way patients and data interact with clinicians. Medopad's Artificial Intelligence division uses data collected through the platform to generate predictive insights which will be able to detect life-threatening medical conditions.

    Medopad partners closely with the world's largest healthcare systems, pharma companies, research institutes, insurers and technology companies like Apple and Tencent to solve some of the biggest problems in rare, chronic and complex disease monitoring.

  • Lujo
    Leading product development and strategy to build the world's ultimate concierge services in aviation, dining and experiences

    Lujo is your personal concierge – your luxury lifestyle assistant bringing curated recommendations and tailored solutions from around the globe and directly to your phone.

    Lujo was born from the demand for the exceptional. In this time pressured lifestyle we love, it can be difficult to appreciate the myriad of possibilities that exist. Lujo places itself as a pioneer and purveyor of fine pleasures. Created by a team of high-flyers from the worlds of business, technology, luxe lifestyle and beyond, we are bringing the title of personal assistant and concierge into the 21st century

    From private jet travel to NBA finals, Michelin starred restaurants, and everything in-between.

    Using native iOS application, Salesforce based CRM, custom built CMS, and REST API to deliver amazing content and experiences for individuals and corporates.

  • Cupris Health
    Managed entire product development of a telemedicine software platform and medical devices hardware attachments integration.

    The Cupris Health Platform fits seamlessly into your daily workflow enabling you to easily and safely communicate with patients and other healthcare professionals.

    It is designed to allow users to simply and securely capture complete patient histories and examinations. It is accessible through an app on your mobile phone and a web platform on your computer, allowing access to all patient cases, images, videos, and contacts.

    It consists of Android, iOS, and web apps and robust back-end REST API as well as various camera attachments for medical grade devices.

  • Epicuri POS
    Owned product development managing cross-functional teams to build restaurant point of sale system in the UK.

    Redefining restaurant POS and guest management for the cloud, mobile and social media enabled world. Epicuri keeps the restaurant responsive and guests connected before, during, and after their visit.

    Built on a robust Java back-end, the POS includes mobile applications for guests on both Android and iOS, payment integration, and AI bookings engine.

  • Fitzapp
    Managed mobile, REST API, and design development to create a fitness platform that allows users to do workouts at home.

    FitzApp is a fitness application that allows users to buy certain workout fitness programs that they should complete in the following 90 days. All workouts consist of exercises that should be done on given and defined dates. Besides that, users have their own log so they can see detailed insights into this process.

    I have been product lead and project manager on the project through inception until market launch.

  • Lomo'Instant
    Owned entire product development launching a social app for Lomography's 4+ million subscribers and customers.

    Social and photo app that lets you take pictures of your instant camera photos, choose different frames, share them with friends, upload to Lomography website or enter competitions and win prizes.

    Built for iOS platform application also allows registered Lomography users to log in and use extra features built in the application. Built using Swift programming language.

Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Economics
    2009 - 2013
    University of Novi Sad - Novi Sad, Serbia
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2011 - 2012
    University of Wroclaw - Wroclaw, Poland
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