Results-driven technology executive and entrepeneur with proven track record of growth and turn-arounds of operations and engineering within e-commerce, product and professional services organizations. Successfully recruited and build effective management teams and managed global delivery teams from US, UK, India, China, France, Spain, Mexico and Morocco. Strong and in-depth technology knowledge of software and enterprise solutions with
Results-driven technology executive and entrepeneur with proven track record of growth and turn-arounds of operations and engineering within e-commerce, product and professional services organizations. Successfully recruited and build effective management teams and managed global delivery teams from US, UK, India, China, France, Spain, Mexico and Morocco. Strong and in-depth technology knowledge of software and enterprise solutions with a very hands on approach for both technology and operations. Excellent rare blend of business and tech savvy background with an Executive MBA from London Business School.
* Lead Vast's 100+ person development and operational teams across locations in US and Europe
* Recruited and lead new technical teams for Vast in San Francisco and Austin
* Initiated and Led implementation of data and metrics driven management at Mercantila, a mid-stage e-commerce start-up, achieving 100% growth in gross margin ratio and 70% year-on-year growth in revenue.
* Defined and implemented a new dropship fulfillment system for Mercantila setting a new standard in the industry improving shipment on time from 67% to 98%, full order life-cycle tracking and reward/penalty models for vendors.
* Lead London office of NET2S (now part of British Telecom services) delivering technology services to 18 of the world top 20 investment banks.
* Improving Mercantila's online stores availability from 87% to 99.9% and site performance improvements by 4x within 2 month of joining
* Lead advisor for exchange connectivity and algorithmic trading applications to top investment banks in both London City and Wall Street.
Specialties:Product Management, IT Consulting, Project Delivery, Content Management, Application Development, eCommerce, Investment Banking, Business Development, Client Management
Senior Director Of Engineering @ Changing the the world of transportation one ride at a time. And when Im not taking Uber rides; helping to scale platforms for payments, web services and business API’s. From May 2014 to Present (1 year 6 months) san francisco bay areaVP Engineering @ Responsible for building Groupon's consumer experiences of search/Browse deals, gifting, redemption, restaurant booking, social and reviews. From January 2013 to May 2014 (1 year 5 months) San Francisco Bay AreaCTO/VP Engineering @ Embly is a mobile and web social commerce startup. Embly’s proprietary Thoughtfulness Engine sorts through a wealth of social data to surface the interesting and important moments in your friends’ lives and helps you recognize them with spontaneous and relevant retailer gifts and other actions. Start discovering more about your social network at www.embly.com! From January 2012 to 2013 (1 year) San Francisco Bay AreaCTO/VP of Engineering @ Vast.com powers online marketplaces in Automotive, Real Estate and Travel verticals for the world’s most respected Internet Brands like Bing, AOL, Yahoo, Overstock, Kelley Blue Book, Vehix, Orbitz, USAA, SouthWest Airlines and many more. From June 2010 to December 2011 (1 year 7 months) Chief Technology Officer @ Mercantila is a speciality e-tailer with more than 300 sites and catalog of 45,000 products. Rather than holding inventory we work closely together with 1,200 vendors in a drop ship model. Executive with responsibility for product management, technology strategy/roadmap and engineering. Involved with all operational aspects of the company. From August 2008 to June 2010 (1 year 11 months) VP of Product Engineering @ Executive with responsibility for product management and engineering for a real-time auction online negotiation platform. From December 2007 to July 2008 (8 months) Co-founder and VP of Technology @ Driving product definition and build prototype for personalized recommendation engine based on psycho-metrics. From December 2006 to October 2007 (11 months) Operation Director and Deputy Managing Director @ Managed and grew (300%) a professional service organization delivering application and systems services to 18 of the world’s top 20 investment banks from the London City and New York Wall Street offices. From January 2004 to July 2007 (3 years 7 months) Principal Consultant, Content Management Solutions Practice Lead and System Integrations @ Established and ran a Content Management and Portal Solutions practice, providing both ecommerce and branding internet services to large international enterprises. Delivered successful solutions to more than 100 customers, including Oslo-Copenhagen Stock Exchange's and Novo Nordisk (the largest Danish pharmaceutical). Exceeded targets to reach $ 9M revenue for the practice. Rolled out a global delivery process (Rational Unified Process) in the Danish organization and delivered projects in UK using the global delivery center in India. From May 2000 to January 2004 (3 years 9 months) Application Engineer @ Managed key client engagements with Telco, Utility and Government organizations to deliver solution using the product management teams in US and the product development teams in India. From August 1998 to May 2000 (1 year 10 months) Principal @ Significantly improved the productivity of a case management department by streamlining processes and introducing new information technology. From September 1997 to August 1998 (1 year) GIS Consultant @ Project managed and executed digital mapping projects and advisory work for Geographical Information Systems in Denmark, UK, Sweden, Estonia and Latvia. From September 1995 to September 1997 (2 years 1 month) CD Member @ Board member for European student organisation with responsibility for internal education From 1992 to 1995 (3 years) EC member @ From 1991 to 1995 (4 years)
Executive MBA @ London Business School From 2005 to 2007 College, Business Administration @ Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College From 1996 to 1998 M.Sc., Geoinfomatic @ Aalborg University From 1990 to 1995 Paw Andersen is skilled in: Product Management, Business Development, Content Management, Investment Banking, E-commerce, Consulting, CRM, Business Strategy, Business Analysis, Project Management, Start-ups, Change Management, Program Management, Team Leadership, New Business Development, Cloud Computing, Strategic Planning, Management Consulting, Software Development, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Mobile Devices, IT Strategy, Integration, Enterprise Software
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