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Alan Sebring

Freelance Program Manager

United StatesToptal Member Since May 11, 2018

Alan is a business-driven director, consultant, coach, and technical project manager. He has worked with organizations of all sizes to clarify how they define business value and then helped them unlock more by leveraging Lean-Agile and traditional project management methods.

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Jon Thomas

Freelance Program Manager

United StatesToptal Member Since May 22, 2018

Jon is an experienced project manager and scrum master of 19 years spread across the insurance, telecommunications, and healthcare 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.

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Liam Wickham

Freelance Program Manager

United KingdomToptal Member Since June 3, 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. He has successfully led multiple teams through Agile transformation, handling everything from writing vision statements to installing Jira.

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Darren Hagman

Freelance Program Manager

CanadaToptal Member Since April 30, 2018

Darren is a veteran developer, scrum master, and project manager with deep experience in both Waterfall and Agile methodologies from working in the archiving, eCommerce, banking, and aerospace industries. Darren spent 10 years working in developer and lead/architect roles before becoming a project manager. Darren understands the challenges of implementing Agile/Scrum practices in a team and how to effectively interface with the Waterfall world.

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Avalon Swain, PMP, PMI-ACP

Freelance Program Manager

United StatesToptal Member Since June 4, 2018

Avalon is a PMP certified project manager and PMI-ACP certified scrum master. He is recognized for excellent program and application development project management skills, especially with concurrent projects, deliverables, and milestones while successfully delivering to metrics of scope, timeliness, budget, and customer satisfaction. Outstanding communication skills with the ability to explain detailed, technical program-specific information.

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Miroslav Anicin

Freelance Program Manager

SerbiaToptal Member Since July 2, 2018

Miroslav has led teams and departments with 50+ members through Agile transformation at telco, bank, and other organizations, and has led up to five concurrent teams with as many as 35 developers on their path out of troubled eCommerce projects and on their way to becoming great Scrum teams. He loves a challenge and looks forward to working with new clients and on new projects at Toptal.

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Kavitha Ganapa

Freelance Program Manager

IndiaToptal Member Since July 4, 2018

Kavitha loves technology and leverages it to solve business challenges/problems and to create a positive impact. Kavitha has been in the IT industry for 15 years and comes from a very strong technical background. She has demonstratable expertise in Agile software development and process improvement initiatives in a variety of roles (program manager, scrum master), ample experience in solution architecture and championed client engagement.

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Audrius Zujus

Freelance Program Manager

LithuaniaToptal Member Since July 9, 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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Viji Vennelakanti

Freelance Program Manager

IndiaToptal Member Since June 28, 2018

Viji was the director of IT in Chicago and worked there for 15 years leading a team of over 100 with a budget of $18 million. She led the Agile transformation of the organization and was the interim PMO for 18 months. More recently, she was the CTO and co-founder of a fintech startup in India. Viji is also a certified deep learning and machine learning practitioner and a deep learning mentor at Coursera.

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Cornel Baloleanu

Freelance Program Manager

RomaniaToptal Member Since May 31, 2019

For more than a decade, Cornel has successfully created and managed remote teams. At first, he did this with his own company and then as the head of program management in Optiva. In between he was the zero to hero guy, being involved in shaping the future of the biggest online payment company in Romania and then creating from scratch an entirely new business unit in a company with 10,000 employees.

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Marcos Saiz

Freelance Program Manager

UruguayToptal Member Since November 17, 2018

Marcos has worked in diverse companies with different roles and methodologies. He founded a couple of startups, served as an advisor in others and sold a couple. He also worked as a senior consultant, leading the creation of enterprise systems for banks and oil companies. Lately, he performs due diligence and integration of acquired companies across different areas of specialization (engineering, support, finance, etc.).

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What attracted us to Toptal was that Toptal is sourcing its talent from a global pool. The selection process is very stringent. They’re sourcing the talent not only based on capabilities -- sourcing the best 3% -- but also based on cultural fit, which is really important to us. We had an amazing experience working with Toptal. Toptal helped us achieve our goals by bringing us very high-quality resources, on very short notice.

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I can't say enough about how happy and confident I am in working with Enrique. He brings an enthusiasm to his profession that is very refreshing, constantly surprising us with his depth of knowledge and his capability to not only complete the task, but to surpass our expectations. He presents us with solutions that we would not have thought about ourselves, and sees the problem better than we can explain it.

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

FAQs

  • How are Toptal program managers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our program managers to ensure we only match you with talent of the highest caliber. Of the more than 100,000 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. Start now.

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    Depending on availability and how fast you can progress, you could start working with a program manager within 48 hours of signing up. Start now.

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    We make sure that each engagement between you and your program 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. Start now.

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