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Sr. Product Manager Corporate Products and Innovation @ Amadeus IT Group
Team Lead, Product Definition, Design and Innovation @ Amadeus IT Group North America
Experienced product manager with over 10 years of building high value products for airlines, agencies, corporations, hoteliers, car rental providers and many others. I have a passion for technology and identifying new ideas to help the travel industry evolve and create new business opportunities. I have extensive experience working directly with clients to identify key challenges where
Experienced product manager with over 10 years of building high value products for airlines, agencies, corporations, hoteliers, car rental providers and many others. I have a passion for technology and identifying new ideas to help the travel industry evolve and create new business opportunities. I have extensive experience working directly with clients to identify key challenges where technology can provide value through new product and services as well as cost reduction. With my depth of knowledge in all areas of the travel ecosystem, I am able to collaborate and partner with clients to aid them in the difficult process of priority management ensuring we are working together to solve the most critical challenges in the most expeditious way.
Over the last several years, I have been a leader of a team focused on bringing innovative solutions to the travel industry. I partiicpate in many external innovation events and most recently represented my company as the under 35 young leader at the PhoCusWright conference. I have presented winning concepts at several external hackathon events.
Specialties: Product Management, Business Analysis, Market Research, Client Management, Account Management, Problem Solving, Solutions Design, Competitive Analysis, Pricing and Packaging, Roadmap Development, Innovation, Social Media, Consulting, Product Design, Marketing, Software Delivery, Application Integration, Interface Design, Information Systems, Presentation Skills, Public Speaking, Data Integration, Customer Training and Adoption, Sales Support, Project Management, Agile Transformation (Scrum).
Sr. Product Manager Corporate Products and Innovation @ Responsible to research, identify, document, and communicate the requirements and direction of new and existing products for Amadeus AeTM, End2End, Business Intelligence for Corporations, Customization and Extended Services
Identify new product offerings by defining features targeted for the Corporate Travel industry
Increased market awareness by attending external Travel Industry events and showcasing new and enhanced corporate products
Evaluate new business partners and third party providers for possible integration with the Corporate IT portfolio
Ownership for product launch strategy, pricing and go to market activities for multiple products within the End-to-End lifecycle of a Corporate traveler trip
Working closely with the R&D team to ensure priorities are followed and define product releasing plans
Participate in RFP and prospect proposals From February 2015 to Present (11 months) Team Lead, Product Definition, Design and Innovation @ Leader of a team that is responsible for Product Definition, development and delivery of complex software products
Managed a team of 5 responsible for Product Definition of Front Office products
Deliver new and disruptive ways to solve travel problems and opportunities through the use of technology
The team has been recognized for several user experience evolutions and won several external hackathon events through their innovations
Chosen to represent Amadeus at PhocusWright Travel Innovation Conference as a part of the Class of 35 young leaders under 35 of the travel Industry
Presented winning innovations at Tnooz THack SFO with the Amadeus North America hackathon team From October 2013 to January 2015 (1 year 4 months) Greater Boston AreaSenior Product Designer @ Scrum Master/Product Owner of a development team in charge of specific product development features
Product owner responsible for the implementation of the road-map for a new product tailored to:
- Travel Management companies who wanted to improve their services levels and upselling capabilities for their Corporate customers
- Corporate customers wishing to automate the adherence to corporate travel policies
Decreased the travel agent time to process and reduced the number of manual errors by delivering an automated Multi-GDS ticket exchange solution
Conducted sprint demos for stakeholders and customers for each product iteration
Participation in the custom development process and implementation of Amadeus proprietary scripting language for customers
Owner of the technical third party provider’s management, integration and development of custom widgets available in the platform From November 2009 to October 2013 (4 years) Greater Boston AreaProduct Manager @ Product Manager, part of team responsible for the creation of a new generation airline global platform
Owner of Invoicing and Itinerary, Cryptic Command and EMDs product areas for Asia Pacific airline customers
Documentation of customer requirements for development teams
Conduct customer workshops and participate in prospect meetings From April 2008 to November 2009 (1 year 8 months) Product Specialist @ Management of IT projects for the Mexican market (Online portals and mobile application development for corporations, banks and travel agencies)
Project manager for local intranet implementation, CRM and Business intelligence platforms
Fed requirements for new product development, pricing definition and marketing strategies to Product Management
Successfully supported RFP process for three major customer contracts for online platforms that generated significant growth for Amadeus market share in the region From September 2004 to March 2008 (3 years 7 months) Mexico City Area, MexicoIT Consultant, Human Resources @ From January 2004 to August 2004 (8 months) Mexico City Area, MexicoFounder (Startup) @ Owner and CEO responsible of customers relationship (BMW, MINI COOPER; Bang & Olufsen, CFE (Federal Commission of Electricity), Marván Muñoz and Gonzalez Larrazolo, World Marketing, before The Sales Machine L&Z Euro RSCG).
- Leadership and projects management for software and web development.
- Management of personnel activities within the company.
- Creation of an internship programs with local Universities.
- Maintained company growth for 3 years like as a small-medium enterprise in the Mexican market.
- Certification of the company by Infotec (Mexican government most important IT Enterprise). From February 2002 to August 2004 (2 years 7 months) Mexico City Area, MexicoFinance Department Intern @ From 2001 to 2002 (1 year) Mexico City Area, MexicoMarketing Intern @ From January 2000 to June 2000 (6 months) Mexico City Area, Mexico
B.A. International Business, Marketing, e-business, Economics @ Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey From 1997 to 2003 Alejandro Sanchez is skilled in: Product Management, E-commerce, Agile Methodologies, Management, Requirements Analysis, CRM, Business Intelligence, Software Development, Scrum, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Business Analysis, Project Management, Software Project Management, Team Management, Web Development
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