David Obelcz

A customer-obsessed servitude leader of product management, product marketing, and marketing.

About Me

I am a passionate product management and product marketing leader with exceptional organizational skills. A master of execution, I have brought over 25 products and services to market as a product manager and product marketer including professional services, B2C, B2B, SaaS, PaaS, DaaS, and on-premises software. I built my own company and led it through acquisition, served as a product marketing leader at two tech startups, managed teams, and contributed to the success of several prestigious tech companies. How can I help you be successful?

 

Experience

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Founder of an outdoor adventure travel and lifestyle webzine. Grew to top 50K sites on the web, navigated the dotcom meltdown, and led a successful M&A in 2004.

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Group Product Manager over Published Products, leading a team of six. Owned P&L on all third party partner applications and brought over 20 products to market.

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A seven-year career bringing Microsoft Office to market for two launches, solving the "good enough" syndrome, and executing go-to-market for our worldwide partners.

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Created the product launch process and managed a portfolio of 59 different solutions from go-to-market, pricing, strategy, training, and multi-channel marketing.

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Built the product marketing discipline from the ground up from Series A to a Goldman Sachs backed M&A. Led a team of three supporting both SaaS and services.

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Founder of Badon Hill Group after the TalentWise M&A when I was asked to stay on in a consulting capacity. Badon Hill Group provides marketing, video and business photography excellence.

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Owned product marketing for AWS End User Computing services WorkSpaces and AppStream 2.0. Led WorkSpaces to one of the fastest growing AWS services in 2017.

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Currently, own the product marketing discipline at a Series C enterprise moving revenue from $24M to $50M. Brought conversions to market and developed a scalable launch process.

Whether you need marketing consulting or leadership excellence for your product or marketing team, I'm open to discuss new opportunities with you. Where will I go next?

Professional Strengths

Professional Strengths

Intellectually curious

Collaborative

 Customer-centric

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Leading & Growing Teams
Strategic Execution
Campaign Strategy
Marketing/Product Marketing
Product Management
Product Roadmap
Product Launch
Product Sunset
Content Creation
Website Creation & SEO
Reporting & Analytics
Customer Personas
User Personas
Customer Journey
Case Study Production
Product Launch & GTM
Agile & Modified Waterfall
Training & Development
Competitive Intelligence
Analyst Relations
Employee Development
Targeting Business Outcomes
C-Suite Exposure
M&A Transition

Technology & Tools

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Beginner
Expert
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Master
Expert
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Master
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Marketo
Pardot
Salesforce
WordPress
Hootsuite
Socialbee
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe Lightroom
OBS Studio
Tableau
Excel (Pivot Tables)
Omniture
Adobe Marketing Cloud
Google Analytics
PowerPoint
Basecamp 2.0 & 3.0
Process.st
Trello
Smartsheet
Confluence
Jira
SharePoint
Video Production

Technology & Tools

process & management

analytics

creative & marketing

 
 
 
 

What People Say

David excels in asking the tough questions until he gets what he needs to produce materials. He goes about this in a very thorough way and adapts his process depending on the individual. David is a kind, trustworthy and motivating colleague. I highly recommend David and believe his advanced skill set and energy are a great addition to any workplace.

- Jeanna Wilkes, VP of Product

 

Education

Caltech Pasadena

School of Industrial Relations

Quinsigamond College

Business Administration

Pragmatic Marketing

Level III Certification

Marketo

AWS Certification

Marketing@Microsoft

Bootcamp

 

Differentiation

Three unique traits I offer:

  1. I have demonstrated the ability to rapidly develop a deep understanding of new domains, technologies, horizontals, and verticals

  2. I'm not averse to rolling up my sleeves and getting dirty, I don't get lost in the weeds, and I never expect anything from my team that I wouldn't do myself

  3. I never stop asking what the targeted business outcomes are, what are the customer needs and are we doing the right things to connect the two

 

Contact Me & Social

Kirkland, WA 98033

dobelcz@comcast.net C: 206-669-1316

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