Principal Product Manager


  • Unified multiple design and engineering teams into one single design system team.
  • Implemented telemetry across the product suite to enable data driven decision making.
  • Evangelized our product and drove adoption and growth to ~1500 DAU.
  • Spoke at multiple conferences in front of large audiences.
  • Created compelling demos.
  • Collaborated with partners across the company at all levels, C-suite and below.
  • 2019

    Senior Engineering Manager


  • Engineering Manager for the Splunk Social Impact Team.
  • Drove projects with nonprofit partners from initial inception to measurable impact.
  • Planning, building, testing, and publishing open-source applications.
  • Assisting with architecting and implementing programs around product donation and workforce development.
  • 2018

    Senior Advisory Engineer


  • Worked as member of the emerging products advisory team (ePAT) under the Product Management org.
  • Developed a program to introduce new products to customers and gather feedback.
  • Advisor to engineering teams at Splunk.
  • 2015

    Adjunct Professor

    University of Connecticut

  • Developed and Taught courses in the School of Business and School of Engineering for 7 years
  • Courses included Introduction to Python, Business Data Analytics I and II, Introduction to Industrial IoT, Network Security, and Security, Audit, and Compliance.
  • Co-created and Managed an Innovation Lab.
  • 2015

    Splunk Consultant

    Hurricane Labs

  • Designing and implementing enterprise level Splunk infrastructure on both Windows and Linux.
  • Worked with all license sizes of (500MB to Unlimited.)
  • Development of custom searches and dashboards to aid in business strategies.
  • Consulting on security strategies using Splunk Enterprise Security.
  • Planning data retention policies to help prevent data sprawl and other big data challenges.
  • Managing multiple large scale projects at one time.
  • 2008

    Security Analyst

    University of Connecticut

  • Resolve complex network problems using a data-driven approach.
  • Supervise students and assist them with troubleshooting problems and learning new skills.
  • Management of Windows and Linux Servers.
  • Advocate for logging data to Splunk.
  • Designed and managed Splunk infrastructure.
  • Daily incident response and log analysis.
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