Curriculum Vitae

James G. Di Liberto, Jr.

brooklyn, ny • james [at] jimdiliberto.com • LinkedIn

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Innovative product executive with 15 years’ experience in building consumer and SaaS experiences from the user’s point of view. Specialties include collaboration/messaging, workflow, news, content management & distribution, and audience building & management.  Skilled at crafting a strong product vision, I bring an entrepreneurial approach developed in start-ups and new product launches to lead cross-functional teams to success across multiple customer audiences (B2B, B2C) and business models (advertising, subscription).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Kinesso (An IPG Company)

Vice President, Product Management, 2015 – Present

Lead a team of four product managers responsible for Kinesso Audiences’ Analysis, Insights and Activation software product, Audience Console.  Previously led Global Reporting and Content Management/Collaboration teams.

  • Pivoted application vision from internal tool to revenue-generating SaaS product
  • Drove 155% YoY growth in use of Audience Suite through improved UI/UX, data & performance
  • Led go-to-market rollout along with product marketing in expansion of Audience Suite to cover five markets, up from two, in less than a year
  • Launched performance and spending reports and taxonomy management for 5 clients
  • Rolled out collaboration and content management solution to 3,000 global users across 4 SBUs.

JP Morgan Chase

Vice President, Product Management, 2014 – 2015

Led chat and collaboration on J.P. Morgan’s single dealer platform, linking clients and employees in secure, compliant and integrated messaging application.

  • Managed executive-level stakeholders in product, compliance, engineering, and client management
  • Launched integrated messaging platform built into JP Morgan Markets but cross-functional with multiple client internal applications
  • Advised strategic investments group on messaging products during investment evaluation

Thomson Reuters

Head of Collaboration Product Management, 2012 – 2014
Director of Product Management – News, 2010 – 2014

Led team of four PMs responsible for all collaboration functionality, including compliance.  Previously led product for news applications, both curated and live streaming.

  • Drove 15% increase in active users after taking ownership of the instant messaging platform – 210,000 users in over 180 countries, sending over to 11m messages per day
  • Executed a multi-tiered product strategy, leveraging a free stand-alone client, a web messenger, mobile applications, API access and direct paid terminal integration to drive platform subscriptions
  • Launched Social Media Monitor, which was named best specialist product at the 2014 Technical Analyst Awards and was a ComputerWorld 2014 Data+ Editor’s Choice Award winner for helping firms make better business decisions.
  • Rolled out ‘Top News’ component, a top-10 function of the Eikon platform that introduced clean, user friendly visuals to a formerly text-only experience

Tracked.com

Head of Research and Information, 2010
Director of Product Development and Production, 2008 – 2010

Led Product and Production teams, followed by research team, at a financial information startup.

  • Worked with CEO and President to raise $7M in Angel and VC financing over 2 years by building traffic and revenue models, competitive analysis, go-to-market strategies and pitch decks, and delivering product demos and presentations
  • Used both technical and editorial SEO methods to drive page view growth
  • Managed team of 10 in New York, as well as 15 at an outsourcing contractor
  • Led site’s editorial voice, content/data roadmap, and market research analysis
  • Negotiated with data vendors and managed contractor relationships
  • Constructed tools to analyze site traffic and content flow to maximize user experience

EDUCATION

City University of New York Graduate Center

  • MA in Political Science
  • Major in U.S. Politics; Minor in Public Policy

Georgetown University

  • BA Government & English
  • Concentrations in U.S. Politics and Writing

University College London

  • Study-abroad program, English Literature

Chaminade High School

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