Curriculum Vitae

James G. Di Liberto, Jr.

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

EXPERIENCE

JP Morgan Chase

Vice President, Product Management, 2014 – Present

  • Led development of chat, collaboration and sharing functionality on J.P. Morgan’s single dealer platform
  • Ensured chat initiatives met best-in-class compliance and security offerings
  • Collated requirements from multiple asset classes into single roadmap for delivery
  • Advised strategic investments group on viability of messaging and social media opportunities

Thomson Reuters

Head of Collaboration Product Management, 2012 – 2014

  • Oversee a team of product managers responsible for all elements of collaboration, sharing, directory, social media and instant messaging in the Eikon desktop, as well as the Eikon Messenger standalone product
  • Drove 15% increase in active users since taking ownership of the instant messaging platform – 210,000 users in over 180 countries, sending over to 11m messages per day
  • Developed and executed a multi-tiered business and product strategy including a free stand-alone client, a free web messenger, multiple mobile applications, API access and a solution integrated into a paid terminal
  • Oversaw Social Media Monitor for Eikon, 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.

Thomson Reuters

Senior Product Manager for News, 2010 – 2012

  • Responsible for functionality and display of all news components in the Eikon financial desktop
  • Drive roadmap from vision to execution, aligning business, editorial and sales stakeholders
  • Lead two different front end development teams totaling 20 developers in an agile development process
  • Take a customer-centric, user-focused approach to setting product direction, relying on customer feedback, competitive analysis and extensive feature testing

Tracked.com

Head of Research and Information, 2009 – 2010

  • Managed team of three in New York, as well as the work an team of 15 at an outsourcing contractor
  • Responsible for site’s editorial voice and content/data roadmap
  • Negotiate with data vendors to maximize ability to syndicate content at lowest possible cost
  • Constructed series of analytical tools to analyze site traffic and content flow to maximize user experience
  • Responsible for writing and editing marketing text, tutorials and customer relations content

Tracked.com

Director of Product Development & Production, 2008 – 2009

  • As second hire, worked with CEO and President to define strategy, scope and business plan of site
  • Prepared and delivered investor presentations, product demos and training sessions
  • Assisted in preparing pitch documents and models resulting in $7M in Angel and VC financing over 2 years
  • Helped construct traffic and revenue models based on existing site performance and market research
  • Maintained product and data roadmap with a small, agile development team
  • Kept executive, editorial, research, and engineering teams in sync with overall company vision
  • Developed SEO strategies to maximize page views, utilizing both technical and editorial methods
  • Oversaw day-to-day production of live web site, while maintaining product and content roadmaps

Fox Business Network

Senior Producer, FoxBusiness.com, 2006 to 2008

  • Responsible for 200% increase in unique visitors for business section of FOXNews.com, 2006-2007
  • Served as both lead producer and product manager for launch of FOXBusiness.com in October 2007
  • Worked with senior-level executives as part of the core team to establish audience, content, feature and technical strategies
  • Helped develop site requirements, features and functionality, site architecture and wireframes
  • Post-launch, was responsible for look and feel if site, including managing front page editors, overseeing publication of channel video, and content organization and management

Island Drafting and Technical Institute

Director of Operations, 2004 to 2006

  • Oversaw daily administration of a school with an enrollment of 300 students and a staff of 15.
  • Responsible for school’s compliance with federal, state and accreditation agency regulations.
  • Assisted in development of print, internet and radio advertisements and marketing campaigns
  • Increased efficiency by consolidating three separate administrative offices into one-stop shop for student services
  • Managed upgrade of the school’s computer, security and phone systems, including transition to a dynamic, web-based student record platform
  • Previously served as intern and webmaster (1993 – 2000)
  • Continue to serve as a consultant (2000 – present) for technology, advertising, online strategy and data management

Fox News Channel

Senior Producer, FoxNews.com, 2000-2004

  • Responsible for all production elements on Foxnews.com, Fox News Channel’s real-time news web site
  • Developed interactive supplemental materials and managed multimedia site elements
  • Edited and wrote stories for all sections on deadline in a breaking-news environment
  • As lead producer for Sept. 11 anniversary coverage, oversaw production of all aspects of the special section.
  • Prior to serving as Senior Producer, worked as a general news producer and as Entertainment Producer

U.S. News and World Report – USNews.com

Web Assistant, 1999-2000

  • Researched and wrote articles and developed content for the college-oriented ‘.Edu’ section of the magazine’s web site.
  • Assisted in the production of data pages displaying college and graduate school ranking data

EDUCATION

City University of New York Graduate Center

Master of Arts

  • MA in Political Science, 2004
  • Major in U.S. Politics; Minor in Public Policy
  • Thesis: ‘All the News That’s Fit to Download: News Diversity on the Internet’ – content analysis on the use of white-label content in online political coverage

Georgetown University

Bachelor of Arts

  • Graduated cum laude in Government & English, 2000
  • George F. Baker Scholar
  • Bunn Journalism Award, Commentary
  • Editor-In-Chief of The Hoya (circulation: 8,400), 1998
  • Founding editor of TheHoya.com, 1999

University College London

English

  • Study-abroad program, English Literature, 1999

Chaminade High School

Mineola, NY

  • Graduated with Honors, 1996

SKILLS

Business

  • Presentations: Investor pitches, demos, and tool rollouts
  • Business Plan Preparation: Funding pitches, traffic estimations, revenue plans
  • Project Management: Agile development, technical-editorial-sales requirements integration
  • Marketplace Strategy: SWOT analysis, competitive matrix construction, digital strategy
  • Site Development: Audience targeting, traffic analysis, wireframing, SEO, project management
  • Writing: Marketing text, SEO optimization of content, FAQ and product promotion

Technical

  • Skilled in HTML and CSS. Experience with MYSQL query writing, PHP, javascript and Ajax.
  • Traffic reporting and analysis suites (Google Analytics, Hitbox)
  • Vector and Raster design suites (GIMP, Inkscape, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator)
  • CMS installations (Joomla, Vignette, WordPress, Menalto Gallery)