Michael Castro

Michael Castro

Sr. Manager, Product Management at Capital One

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    With over a decade of experience in product management, primarily in finance, I have led strategy and execution on a number of major initiatives. My career would not be where it is today without a strong lineup of mentors throughout, and now I want to share my expertise and help others become stronger PMs. I have had several mentees during my time at Capital One, but want to share my experience a bit more broadly. Outside of my professional life I enjoy traveling, cooking, writing (blogs and short stories), and the occasional hour or two of gaming :)

    About me

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    Seniority

    5 Years

    Hierarchy

    Manager of ICs

    Industry

    Computer Software
    Energy / Clean Tech
    Financial Services / Fintech

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    How Product Management Chose Me

    23 June

    My accidental journey into product management

    Product
    Personal Growth
    New PM
    Career Path
    Product
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    Experience

    Sr. Manager, Product Management

    Capital One

    Apr 2018 - current

    I manage 3 direct reports across 6 agile development teams for our native iOS and Android customer servicing apps; I lead mobile CX strategy for our credit card rewards and travel experiences, as well as our multi-user agenda. I set the vision, prioritize resources and, through my teams, I execute and deliver on customer experiences that ladder up to business objectives.

    Group Product Manager

    CleanChoice Energy

    Jun 2016 - Mar 2018

    I led our product, design, and tech teams to deliver key customer functionality across web and mobile channels at this growth-stage company. I led the build out of the entire ecommerce funnel, from pre-customer to onboarding to customer management, as well as some new initiatives that will lead to greater and more profitable solar energy growth.

    Product Manager

    CompSci Resources LLC

    Jun 2011 - May 2016

    Started as a QA Analyst and technical help desk, and was promoted to product manager within a year. I initially focused on maintenance of our core product, and later designed and launched a full end-to-end workflow manager for our biggest client.

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