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Erin Stewart

Freelance IT Project Manager
United States
Toptal Member Since May 21, 2018

Erin has over ten years of experience in product design and agile product management leading a variety of responsive web and native app projects for eCommerce, B2C, and B2B organizations. She works with organizations ranging from startups to large Fortune 500 companies to create inspired and innovative products. She also enjoys helping build out new Agile product teams and is well-versed in Agile, Scrum, and Kanban.

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Avalon Swain

Freelance IT Project Manager
United States
Toptal Member Since June 4, 2018

Avalon is recognized for his successful business, digital, agile, and AI transformations, leveraging his considerable product, program, and project management experience. He is a certified MIT Artificial Intelligence Strategist, PMI Project Management Professional (PMP), Disciplined Agile Value Stream Consultant (DAVSC), Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC), and Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM). He has outstanding power skills and the ability to align with all levels of an organization.

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Jon Thomas

Freelance IT Project Manager
United States
Toptal Member Since May 30, 2018

Jon is an experienced project manager, scrum master, and agile leader of 20 years spread across multiple industries. He has a strong passion for leadership, with significant experience in several delivery methodologies, including Agile, Waterfall, and iterative. He specializes in projects requiring flexibility and adaptability to overcome ambiguity. His most recent experience includes Agile Coaching and a Scrum of Scrums master in an established and thriving Agile transformation.

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Audrius Zujus

Freelance IT Project Manager
Lithuania
Toptal Member Since July 12, 2018

Audrius is an experienced technical project manager and a CTO. As a contractor, he has worked with Uber, Swedbank, Deloitte, Samsung, SAAB, and Leonardo. While at Deloitte, he worked with Rolls-Royce, Diageo, Deutsche Bank, Clydesdale Bank, Warner Bros, John Lewis, Waitrose, and Tesco. He is a member of the NATO STO advisory board and holds full NATO Secret security clearance.

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Darren Hagman

Freelance IT Project Manager
Canada
Toptal Member Since May 1, 2018

Darren is a veteran developer, scrum master, and project manager with deep experience in both Waterfall and Agile methodologies from working in the transportation, archiving, eCommerce, and aerospace industries. Darren spent ten years working in developer and lead/architect roles before becoming a project manager. Darren understands the challenges of implementing Agile practices in a team and how to effectively interface with the Waterfall world.

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Kelly Provost

Freelance IT Project Manager
United States
Toptal Member Since April 25, 2019

Kelly's 20+ years of experience as a project manager and business analyst allow her to balance project details with strategic direction. She can effectively work with all members of the functional and executive teams to maximize value. Kelly has participated in multiple Agile transformations across large enterprises and smaller companies and can help bridge the gap between traditional project expectations and Agile-delivered value.

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Liam Wickham

Freelance IT Project Manager
United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since June 11, 2018

Liam excels at understanding that every client and project is different, and each requires unique care and expertise to deliver maximum value and satisfaction. His servant-leadership approach, coupled with pragmatic stakeholder engagement, lends itself to lean agile project and program management. Liam has successfully led multiple teams through Agile transformations, handling everything from writing vision statements to installing Jira.

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Tomasz Modzelewski

Freelance IT Project Manager
Poland
Toptal Member Since January 13, 2019

Tomasz is a seasoned, enthusiastic, and goal-oriented professional with far-ranging experience in project and portfolio management in a variety of industries. He joined Toptal to find work on IT-related projects, preferably with a good mix of software and infrastructure in all types of organizations—from startup to enterprise.

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Oana Ciherean

Freelance IT Project Manager
United States
Toptal Member Since September 6, 2018

Oana is a product and engineering lead with 15+ years of experience launching and scaling tech solutions that improve lives worldwide. She has directed a product for telecom apps used by millions, led platform development for two million K-12 students, and architected healthcare systems scaled in 40+ countries. A member of Toptal's top 3% and a multilingual, multicultural team builder, Oana founded the award-winning startup Dalia's Book, named Best Social Impact Startup twice.

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Viji Vennelakanti

Freelance IT Project Manager
United States
Toptal Member Since July 5, 2018

Viji has 20+ years of experience in IT project management, executive leadership, and, most recently, AI and deep learning. This combined expertise makes her an invaluable asset for companies looking to build innovative products in the AI and ML sectors. Viji has served as the VP of Engineering for a US-based startup, as an IT director overseeing a team of 100+ at a US-based global nonprofit, as CTO and co-founder of an Indian fintech startup, and as a deep learning mentor on Coursera.

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J. Chad McCully

Freelance IT Project Manager
Portugal
Toptal Member Since December 6, 2019

Chad is a seasoned and certified IT professional with a successful career in meeting business goals with well-designed IT solutions in a wide range of environments and technologies. He has a proven track record of performance in the analysis, design, configuration, testing, and maintenance of IT systems to ensure optimal operational performance and a proven record of success—reducing downtime, saving costs, and improving customer satisfaction.

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Getting set up with Toptal and finding a new team member was so easy, I don't know why anyone wouldn't give it a try. Best of all, we no longer have to worry about finding great people to help with our projects!

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One of our most time consuming problems is finding qualified staff. We need to find the correct platform to advertise on, create a proper ad, filter through tons of applications, interview and test the applicants' capabilities, and finally take a risk by hiring. This was the old way of doing things. The new way: describe the job position to our Toptal account manager, interview a few qualified applicants, and hire with a risk-free trial -- much faster, a lot easier, and with incredible results.

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A Toptal director of project management will work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics.
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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right IT project manager for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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Work with your new IT project manager for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

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FAQs

  • How are Toptal IT project managers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our IT project managers to ensure we only match you with talent of the highest caliber. Of the more than 200,000 people who apply to join the Toptal network each year, fewer than 3% make the cut. You’ll work with project management experts (never generalized recruiters or HR reps) to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics. The end result: expert vetted talent from our network, custom matched to fit your business needs.

  • Can I hire IT project managers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

    Depending on availability and how fast you can progress, you could start working with an IT project manager within 48 hours of signing up.

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal IT project managers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your IT project manager begins with a trial period of up to two weeks. This means that you have time to confirm the engagement will be successful. If you’re completely satisfied with the results, we’ll bill you for the time and continue the engagement for as long as you’d like. If you’re not completely satisfied, you won’t be billed. From there, we can either part ways, or we can provide you with another expert who may be a better fit and with whom we will begin a second, no-risk trial.

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    Trusted Experts Only

    All of our talent are seasoned experts who ramp up quickly, readily contribute as core team members, and work with you to minimize onboarding time.

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    The Right Fit

    We have a knack for matching you with the right fit. Start working with your new hire on a no-risk trial period, paying only if satisfied.

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    Scale as Needed

    Hire talent within 48 hours and scale your team up or down as needed, no strings attached.

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    We handle all aspects of billing, payments, and NDA’s. Let us take care of the overhead while you focus on building great products.

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    Flexible Engagements

    Choose the engagement type that suits your needs — hourly, part-time, or full-time — with the ability to change anytime.

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    Focus on your project and enjoy support from your dedicated account executive and expert talent matcher.

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