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Dirk Wilfling

Head of Product / Ex-Amazon

München, Deutschland

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  • Indicative rate €950 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Hallo und Danke für Ihr Interesse!

Als ex-"Head of Product Amazon Echo und Alex Deutschland/Österreich" war ich federführend für den initialen Produktlaunch rund um Alexa, Amazon Echo sowie Smart Home Integrationen zuständig. Dies betraf UX/VUI Definition, GTM Strategie, user tests, sowie ein komplexes Stakeholder Management. Teil meiner Aufgabe war dem Amazon International Launch Team Alexa für die Länder Indien, Japan, Australien, UK, Italien, Frankreich, Spanien sowie Kanada beratend tätig zu sein. Zudem habe ich die internationale Alex BI Strategie aufgestellt und umgesetzt.

Im Nachgang meiner Tätigkeit bei Amazon habe ich in der Automobilbranche ein Voice Produkt als Product Owner begleitet, um die Strategie aufzusetzen und das operative Teammanagement übernommen.

Experience

November 2018 - Today

Software Publisher

Algoly

Co-Founder

Co-Founder/CEO of a side project called Algoly.com. We are building a service where anyone can get any amount of data, mix and match them from different sources and provide them with an easy to use no-code interface.

I am responsible for the product definition, as well as team and company building.
July 2018 - April 2019 | Kyiw, Ukraine

Automobile

Cloudmade

Product Owner

I took over the product and development team for an intelligent vehicle personal assistant system. Our goal was to create a working MVP in 6 months, ready for CES 2019.
My tasks were managing stakeholders and my team, defining the product's vision, prioritizing the work (together with a junior PM) and communicating across teams about progress, blockers, and achievements.
January 2016 - June 2018 | München, Deutschland

High Tech

Amazon

Head of Product - Alexa/Amazon Echo

Leading the product development of Amazon Alexa Germany/Austria and successfully introduced 12+ Alexa devices, such as Echo Show or Echo Spot, and 25+ product features, such as Alexa calling function or friction-less German Football live-streaming.

Member of international executive team, which defined the minimal lovable product for the British
and German Alexa, as well as defined launch criteria and launch processes. We have successfully launched both locales, on time, in September 2016.
October 2013 - December 2015 | München, Deutschland

E-commerce

Amazon

Senior Product Manager

Ideation, planning and execution of internal products to improve vendor managers, instock managers and other e-commerce related functions. Several products which were ideated by my team are now used globally throughout Amazon.

Education

  • Bachelor, International Management

    Fachhochschule für Oekonomie und Management

    2011
  • Master, International Business

    Hult International Business School

    2012

Languages

  • Deutsch

    Native or bilingual

  • Englisch

    Native or bilingual

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