Felix Sargent

New York, NY

Experience

VP of Product @SeamlessDocs November 2015 - In Progress

  • In Progress

Product Manager, Bloomberg Vault Surveillance @Bloomberg October 2014 - November 2015

  • Product Owner for Bloomberg Vault Surveillance, the communications monitoring and auditing tool for the Bloomberg Terminal (MCMP, BVTP)
  • Implemented technology and policies to capture communications to prevent Market Abuse, Insider Trading, Harassment, and Data Loss
  • Coordinated a team working on the latest and greatest technology stack including Scala, Play, Accumulo, & Akka running on a Mesos infrastructure
  • Worked with Compliance and Security Officers to ensure the data integrity of our clients, and the Bloomberg Terminal
  • Product Management Mentor in the 2015 The Product Mentor program, associated with The Product Group. Presented "Inheriting a Project".

Product Manager, Repose @Rackspace December 2013 - October 2014

  • Product Owner for Repose, the API Middleware Platform. Repose handles Authentication (Openstack Keystone), Security, Rate Limiting, and Content Normalization for nearly all Rackspace APIs
  • Defined the product strategy, roadmap, user stories, KPIs, and priorities
  • Redefined product strategy to focus on external customers
  • Built out Continutious Integration/Deployment infrastructure in with Jenkins/Docker
  • Presented Repose, the Openstack API Filter at OpenStack 2014

Product Manager, Autoscale @Rackspace November 2012 - December 2013

  • Product owner for Rackspace Autoscale, an API to dynamically scale cloud infrastructure based on monitoring alerts
  • Product Owner from inception to delivery one year later
  • 30,000 new servers created by Autoscale since delivery
  • Enabled agile development, continuous integration, deployment, and testing
  • Defined the product strategy, roadmap, user stories, KPIs, and priorities
  • Aligned our product to integrate with OpenStack
  • Fought to get our product open sourced
  • Created a culture of a tea time at Rackspace

Software Engineer @Cloudkick August 2011 - November 2012

  • Developer and support engineer on Cloudkick, a Django based Cloud Server Monitoring/Management console, which was acquired by Rackspace.
  • Developer on Rackspace Cloud Control Panel
  • Developer on Open Source project Gutsy, an automagical NodeJS project dashboard for large companies
  • Developer of RaxURL, a NodeJS internal URL shortener
  • Built the office Kegerator

Linux Infrastructure Engineer @Salesforce.com August 2010 - August 2011

  • Created Ubuntu corporate image currently deployed worldwide to Salesforce.com Developers
  • Built Corporate Puppet infrastructure, scaled to 500+ nodes, monitored with Puppet Dashboard

Support Engineer @Google (Astreya) August 2009 - August 2010

  • Technical Support to Google Engineers

Skills

  • Product Management
    • Product and Project Management
    • Scrum Alliance Certified Agile Product Owner (CSPO) and Scrum Master (CSM)
    • Product requirements definition, storyboarding and use case development
    • Atlassian JIRA/Confluence Trainer and Administrator
    • Presentation and sales experience
  • Engineering and Operations
    • Python (Django, Twisted)
    • NodeJS
    • Docker
    • Jenkins
    • Git
    • HTML5, CSS, AngularJS
    • Puppet, Chef, Ansible
    • API Management, REST, JSON, XML, HTTP, RSS, Apache Thrift
  • Nationalities
    • United States, European (UK), and Australian Citizenship
    • Learning Mandarin Chinese. 你好!

Education

Economics @San Francisco State University Graduated Spring 2009

  • President, Economics Students Association 2008
  • Treasurer, Pre-Law Society 2008
  • Varsity Intercollegiate Policy Debate Team

Personal

Mentor with the 2015 The Product Mentor program, associated with The Product Group.
Presented "Inheriting a Project"

Founded the Code for America San Francisco Brigade.
We reformed the way unbanked San Francisco Citizens find services, made the City Administrative Code available online and created new ways to visualize the SF Budget.

I volunteer at Camp Okizu, a camp for children with cancer, and their families.

Rode the AIDS Lifecycle Ride 545 Miles from San Francisco to Los Angeles.