Product Development Leader
Current Title: Chief Product Officer
Current Location: Denver, CO
Commuting Radius: Open
Relocation: Open to relocation
- Strong experience leading/managing the entire new product launch process? Designed and coordinated successive phases of problem analysis, solution proposals, strategy, and testing for 30+ successful project rollouts in multiple states. Developed innovative technology used to train 75+ staff members after implementation, continuously providing learning and development strategies and solution.
- Experience in CPG or Cannabis?
10 years of extensive cannabis production experience, cultivation through distribution. Flower, concentrates, vapes, edibles, topicals, along with all technologies associated, and all stages of development.
- Have you led/owned the new product development process from beginning to launch? And led these internal meetings?
Yes, led meetings related to formulation/production/implementation. Design and other aspects ran by CEO/Team.
- Have you led Project Management? (New product development and execution)
Yes in partnership with COO/CEO.
- What percent of your last two roles involved creating and managing process?
- Strong experience in the commercialization of a new product to launch? (Leading cross-functionally from concept to launch?)
Yes, 6 years with multiple companies as both an employee and consultant.
- Please list some of the products you have launched.
Gummies, 30+ SKUs with multiple formulations/potencies in 3 US states and Canada.
Proprietary strains of cannabis/concentrates
All glass disposable carts
CBD topicals and drinks
- How attuned are you to spotting what is trending in our culture/selling in the market?
I’m 100% a consumer first. It drives everything behind what I put into my work because I’m a part of the consumer community. I’m always looking to identify gaps in the marketplace from a consumer perspective.
- Explain the last time you have been responsible for rallying the company around a new initiative and driving execution?
Jan – July of this year I implemented new SKUs and a complete production overhaul of a company in Denver CO working on-site overseeing production and distribution.
- Strong understanding of merchandising planning, product planning and supply chain? Yes
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