Richard is a product and growth leader with a passion for creating and optimizing new user experiences. He's currently Head of Global Growth for eBay's classifieds group responsible for growing its active user base for its 10+ brands serving over 1000 cities around the world. He has a uniquely blended experience leading cross-functional teams in the development and launch of new online consumer and SaaS businesses across advertiser solutions, media analytics, and online video and gaming industries at companies such as YP, IBM, Yahoo, and Sony. Richard holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from Cornell University. He is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Data Science from Northwestern University. Richard recently moved from California to Amsterdam where he lives with his wife and two sons.
- Understanding the customer and their needs
- Mitigating product roadmap risks from the outset
- Rapid conceptualisation: Ensuring you have the right processes in place for building and scaling at speed
- Aligning engineering, marketing and sales teams