Blake Barnes

OVERVIEW
Customer-focused product management leader with experience conceptualizing, owning and executing numerous successful global product launches.

Less talk, more doing attitude.

Startup veteran. Previous three employers were acquired by multi-billion dollar companies.

Off-hours hacker. Recent projects include MailMark, a Gmail plugin for tracking when your email is clicked or viewed (http://www.mailmarkapp.com) and MorningMail, a lean startup newsletter (http://www.getmorningmail.com).

SPECIALTIES
Launching products, product strategy and development, UX, solution architecture, data modeling

DOMAIN EXPERTISE
Messaging, social, IM, email, communication, marketplaces, liquidity, exchanges, futures, derivatives

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Java, Groovy, Grails, Ruby, Rails, SQL, NoSQL, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML/CSS, Heroku, Google App Engine