Tuesday 7th Feb9:30 PM
Hi everyone! My name is Irene Chan and I'm currently contracting as Product Lead at a startup in San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to that, I've led product teams at Towne, Clipboard Health, Flexport, Revinate, Shutterfly and eHealth with experience in B2C and B2B companies that are both private and public.
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Head of Product & Design
Jan 2022 - current
I'm currently the Head of Product for a startup in the ecommerce space.
Principal Product Manager
Jul 2021 - Nov 2021
Building marketplace platform for staffing needs
Group Product Manager
Oct 2020 - current
Product Lead (Contractor)
Sep 2020 - Oct 2020
Aug 2019 - Aug 2020
VP of Product Management
Sep 2015 - Aug 2019
Director of Product Management
Apr 2008 - Aug 2015
Product Manager, eCommerce
Feb 2006 - Apr 2008
- Optimized the shopping experience for finding and comparing personal health insurance plans - Defined merchandising strategy on eHealth.com and defining algorithms to determine which health plans is best suitable for the user given the user's information - Created and managed Sponsorship Advertising Platform, which allowed health insurance companies to log in and bid for sponsorship spots on eHealth.com
Sep 2001 - Feb 2006
- Launched a payment processing system and an online document management system that integrated with California's child support enforcement system - Responsible for managing the migration of the child support enforcement systems at several of California’s largest counties
Cap Gemini / Ernst & Young
Jun 1998 - Jun 2001
- Team lead for process improvement and order management system implementation at telecommunication companies in U.S. and Canada - Team lead for several migration projects, moving from legacy accounting and property management system to a new system at top office and retail Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
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