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Lilia Gutnik
Doing whatever it takes to make an engineering team successful, happy, and productive

Experience Socrata
June 2012 present Technical PM, Product Lead

Agile PM
Defined initial process for engineering work for the Socrata platform and flagship product (Open Data Portal) on a 10 person engineering team. Currently implementing formal Agile process. Feature Design: Design features with stakeholders using personas and testable scenarios Engineering process: Manage planning, costing, scrum, bug triage, and deployment Scrum master: analyze burn-up rate and velocity Collateral: contribute to the Socrata blog, develop online training, author sales/marketing materials

GovStat Lead
Design and managed development of GovStat from drawings to GA product release in 12 months. Lead beta program with the first customers (including city, county, and state governments) as customer engagement manager. GovStat has now grown into its own business unit and is Socratas second top compa ny priority.

Work with business stakeholders to translate market requirements into technical specs Lead dev team from paper drawings to prototype to fully formed product running on Socratas on -premise and Azure platform Create business process for client services team that has now scaled up to include international customers and outside consulting partners

December 2010 May 2012 Technical Program Manager for massive online service, search text ads

Bing Monetization UX
Feature design: define and manage features of front-end UI and back-end logic for search ads o Contributed to 6% increase in revenue Scrum Master: define schedule, prioritize, and triage work items for monthly ship Strategy: research target market personas, analyze competitors, plan and prioritize release cycles Partner Liaison: manage relationships and data contracts with advertising, legal, marketing, engineering teams, and Yahoo! A/B Testing Owner: wireframe and run experiments, analyze results to make ship decisions On-Call: respond as point person for issues with ads on the live site o Response within 24 hours

July 2010 - December 2010 Lead Technical Program Manager for small incubation group, data visualization application

Live Labs, Pivot

Project manager: managed four 10-person teams, drove project vision and ship schedule Scrum master: managed overall feature burn-down and bug count, lead planning and retrospective for code milestones Feature design: developed feature scenarios and priorities based on executives, customers, and design guidance Community: evangelized Pivot to Microsofts top tier enterprise customers and data visualization community

July 2007 - July 2010 Technical Program Manager for management component of enterprise software Community Lead for medium business to enterprise IT Pros

Windows Server, Group Policy

Feature design: defined command line interface and .NET APIs in PowerShell Community: developed community strategy and content, awarded top Microsoft honor for exemplary work o Developed and delivered conference talks, won several local and international top speaker awards o Created customer engagement community with 30 enterprise and mid-market customers o Engaged with select group of MVPs, internal and external partners, top tier customers o Recorded technical videos (10,000+ views) about Group Policy o Primary contributor on popular team blog; increased in popularity to top 2% of technical Microsoft blogs

May 2006 August 2006 Technical Program Manager Intern

Windows Home Server

Designed and wrote spec of photo sharing feature for v1 of Windows Home Server Conducted user studies and did competitive research Worked with international development team

Residential Energy-Efficiency, Probabilistic Databases, Human Computer Interface
August 2006-May 2007 Masters student, UC Berkeley HiFi: Designing for Multiple Personas
Prototyped and developed UX guidelines for project HiFi (high fan-in system) in conjunction with Intel Research Designs geared for database researchers, machine learning experts, and layman end-user personas

May 2005-August 2005 Intern, Intel Research Berkeley Energy Efficient Home database schema
Developed database schema for prototypes system of sensor motes for Intels Smart Home project Carried out user experience experiments focusing on families interacting with technology in their home

August 2006 May 2007 University of California, Berkeley, College of Engineering Master of Science, Computer Science Advisors: Joseph Hellerstein, Minos Garofalakis Emphasis: Databases, Human computer interaction, Business strategy August 2002 May 2006 University of California, Berkeley, College of Engineering Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Public Speaking
Women in Tech: Grace Hopper Conference (2011), IGNITE (2009-present), Expand Your Horizons (2010, 2011)
Technical Product Presentation: TechEd Australia (2009, Top Speaker Overall), TechEd New Zealand (2009, Top Speaker Overall), TechEd USA (2008, Top Speaker in Management Track), MMS (2007, 2008 Top Speaker in Management Track, 2010), TechReady(Fall 2007, Spring/Fall 2008, Spring 2008)

Traveling, playing competitive tennis, Burning Man, kayaking on lakes, hiking in mountains