Alana
Alana Smith
Mentor
Building impactful products in Multimedia & Video, Product @ LinkedIn
Location: United States | Time zone: Americas

Expertise:
My specialities include Product management with a focus on Multimedia products and Mobile Apps, Connected Devices, OTT, Web, Live Video, Video Streaming and Audio.

About Me:
Hi! I'm Alana, I'm an experienced Digital Product Management leader with 12 years of technology experience with top companies including LinkedIn, GE, Bloomberg, Morgan Stanley and American Express building and launching impactful digital products.

I have a proven track record of action-oriented, thoughtful, creative product execution, process innovation, and cross-team focused collaboration.

My friends and colleagues would describe me as passionate, organized, goal-oriented, detailed, focused, and excited about technology.

What I enjoy most about what I do is bringing consumer experiences to life through collaboration and partnership with engineering and design.

Work Experience
Senior Product Manager at LinkedIn
Oct 2019 - Current date
Principal Product Manager at Bloomberg
Jul 2017 - Oct 2019

Lead Global Product strategy, roadmap and product lifecycle for Live Video, Video on Demand, Audio, Smart Home and OTT TV Apps across Bloomberg Media Digital and TicToc. Manage a multi-product, high revenue impact portfolio for Bloomberg Media, with 5 full-stack engineers.

Senior Product Manager at Bloomberg
Dec 2016 - Jul 2017

Senior Product Manager / Product Owner leading cross-platform user experiences and strategy across global Bloomberg media digital products with a focus in OTT TV Appss, Apps, Connected Devices and Smart home, including voice products like Amazon Alexa and google home.

Senior Product Manager at American Express
Jun 2015 - Dec 2016

enior Mobile Product Manager leading core mobile financial and servicing technology on iOS and Android, Phone and Tablet with over 3M Monthly users through agile development on bi-coastal (NYC, Phoenix, Palo Alto) as well as remote teams.
- Areas of Focus (Servicing & Finance): Financial Activity, Billing, Statements, Bill Pay, Compliance, Fraud, General Self-Service

Assistant Vide President at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Apr 2013 - Jun 2015

Responsible for product management for Morgan Stanley client and advisor mobile apps for the network of over 15,000 Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Financial Advisors in over 1200 offices in the United States.

Senior Technical Mobile Product manager at Usablenet
Jan 2012 - Apr 2013

Focused on building and maintaining creative, innovative, and quality mobile websites for Fortune 500 brands, including ecommerce.