Qualification Profile
Technical product manager with proven success leading the development of products, while collaborating with cross functional teams for testing, production, and sales. A knack for understanding customer needs and translating them into actionable product milestones. Prior military service member with strong project management skills; capable of leading teams to complete initiatives, while enforcing quality and safety guidelines. Ready to join a winning team and positively impact the future.

Professional Experience
Global Product Manager - OCT, 2018-Present
  • Upstream product management of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) platform.

Product Development, 2017-2018
  • Drive research, direction, and development of healthcare products in the clinical collaboration space.
  • Works with investors, physicians, and healthcare providers to define product requirements and translate them into actionable projects for hardware and software teams.
  • Travel to customer sites for product feedback and testing.
  • Provides product guidance and project management for the international software team to accomplish milestones within timeline and budget.
  • Hardware prototyping for user experience and testing.
  • Prototyping: User Interface wireframe (Sketch & Proto.IO). Hardware usability.

AVINGER, Redwood City, CA
Senior Product Manager, 2013-2017
  • Responsible for oversight of the capital equipment products, including Lightbox, a high definition imaging console and various external components.
  • Manage hardware and software product feature pipeline throughout product lifecycle.
  • Supervised engineers for product innovation and development processes.
  • Conducted research and analysis across the industry to assess primary trends and pursue market leaderships.
  • Proactively approached physicians to market the products imaging capabilities using live streaming demonstrations.
  • Collaborated with internal departments to effectively complete an initial public offering (IPO) to acquire additional investors.
  • Rapidly produced results, generating $1M in revenue within 1 year of program release.
  • Achieve stellar ratings on yearly reports as a result of exceptional performance and goal attainment.
  • Create and maintain product Instructions For Use, project documentation, training manuals, sales enablement platform, and product packaging.

Test Engineer & Technical Lead, 2005-2013
  • Research and development of customer Cisco TelePresene solutions.
  • Served as technical lead for the Learning Solutions Group.
  • Developing proof of concepts and test plans to evaluate potential.
  • Delivered prototypes to evaluate product uses and refine production.
  • Maintained awareness of market competitors, assessing comparable product offerings.
  • Facilitated communications between cross-functional teams for engineering and marketing.
  • Enabled effective global virtual training with the creation of TelePresence solutions.
  • Produced demonstrations to present product value to end users, showcasing new products and impressive features.
  • Offered exemplary technical knowledge and problem resolution skills and, while participating in live corporate events.
  • Evolved inventory management through the creation of an optimized equipment and maintenance tracking system.
  • Contributed to enhanced system uptime and cost reduction, proactively maintaining equipment and monitoring parts.
  • Continually engaged customers to provide excellent service throughout the product lifecycle utilizing an Order Assurance Program.
  • IP Publication -

Senior Airman - B-52 Aircraft Fuel Systems, 2001-2005
  • Accomplished superior ratings on annual USAF performance reports, demonstrating significant professional development and leadership skills.
  • Supervised equipment, maintenance, and inventory for strategic deployment.
  • Supervision and training of five-person crew ensuring adherence to internal policies and procedures for the safety of staff.
  • Obtained recognition from the USAF shop supervisor as the #1 performer.
  • Recipient of the USAF good conduct medal for exemplary service.

Volunteer Experience
Computer Lab Tutor, 2018-Present
  • One-to-one and small group tutoring for adults reading at or below the 9th grade level.

Bachelor of Science in Graphic Information Technology - 2019
Associates Degree in Internet Technology - Web Administration with Honors
Jason Burk | 1999-2019!
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