Brendan O'Hara

New York, New York, US

Brendan's Skills
Product Management

About Brendan

-- Looking for someone who wants to help reinvent and revitalize the HR and recruitment sector.
-- Someone with incredible drive and a significant business background who can take charge of sales marketing.


Start-up veteran
-- Founded start-ups in the US and Europe across CRM, ERP, FinTech and HR
-- Raised €1,000,000 in Angel round
-- Consulted with early stage start-ups on product management and front-end development

Engineer and product innovator
-- Built innovative software products: CRM, ERP, finance, HR, recruiting, marketing and e-learning.
-- Full life cycle experience from market analysis, assessing customer needs, data modeling, creating requirements, prototyping, user experience design, quality assurance, user acceptance testing, documentation and support.

Leader and team builder
-- Led, hired and trained large and successful multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural project teams.
-- Cross over from technology and design to sales, marketing and finance
-- Leadership style focuses on aligning teams with shared goals and frequent discussions
-- Foster collaboration in order to seek consensus and keep everyone accountable

International business professional
-- MBA from London Business School
-- Lived and worked in six countries including the US, UK, Ireland, Bulgaria, Germany and Haiti
-- Created Europe’s first multi-lingual fitness industry CRM in 9 countries, 6 languages, 4 currencies
-- Experience working with SEPA financial transactions and EU data protection laws

Influencer, author and presenter
-- Philadelphia Ember.js meet-up organizer and former Microsoft Community Influencer
-- Author of books and magazine articles on web development, design patterns and best practices
-- Frequent presenter on innovation, start-ups, MVP development, Material Design and game theory.