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Diego León Socorro

Product Manager

Picture of El Avila. By Diego León Socorro

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Product Manager with 3 years of experience in cross-functional team leadership, user experience design & product roadmapping.

Passionate about Mobile and Web Applications.

Lara's owner/trainer.

About Diego

"Leadership is the best tool to Inspire People".

Full Name : Diego León Socorro

Current location : Caracas, Venezuela

Skype : diego.leon.s

Phone : +58 414 131 1929 (Calls or Whatsapp)

Email : contact[at]leonsdiego.com

Experience

Diego is lucky to have worked with amazing people (both co-workers ands bosses), from whom he has learned most of what he knows today.

Every role and task has helped him improve his skills and pushed his career forward.

  • Product Manager at ACTIGO Apr 2016 - Present

    Diego's role in ACTIGO is to be the Product Owner, and the user's advocate. Evaluating user's beheavior when interacting with the app, and measuring the impact of the decissions made to make the product fit into the market's needs.
    Diego has lead the project from it's conception, applying Lean Starup methodology to quickly iterate and learn from user's interaction with the app.

  • Director at UV Digital Services Aug 2009 - Present

    Diego started a digital agency in 2009 with a college partner which has continously grown in number of clients. Diego is in charge of leading up to 3 cross-functional project teams at a time. The main focus of the agency is in web design and development.

  • Product Manager at MobileMedia Jan 2015 - Mar 2016

    As Product Manager, Diego was in charge of doing wireframes, designing user experience, creating user stories (Scrum), finding the best practices for software development and implementation, among other activities, for every project that came into the "software fabric".

  • Sales Engineer at MobileMedia May 2013 - Dec 2014

    Diego's daily activities in the Sales Engineering role were: being a link between Customers and the Software Development Team, pre-sales and post-sales activities, field consulting, requirements gathering, use case generation, software UX first sketches, among others.

Education

Thanks to his family, Diego has had the opportunity to study in the best schools of Venezuela.

  • Service Companies Management, Diplomat 2015

    This program is intended to transmit the participant knowledge and support tools for managing business processes that promote better service delivery and strengthen the company's relationship with customers, based on mutual benefits that generate strong ties of loyalty.
    Aimed at: Managers, executives and professionals in general business and public service organizations and / or private
    Contents:
    - Service Marketing
    - Human Capital Management and Customer Psychology
    - Market Research
    - Personal Branding
    - Leadership in Service Organizations
    - Digital Marketing
    - Creativity and Innovation in Service Companies
    - Finance
    - Methods for measuring quality of service
    - Emotional Intelligence
    - Senior Management

  • Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering 2012

    Finished 4th out of 14 graduates.
    General Coordinator, Student's Council, 2009-2010. Organize events for the students at the University, managing more than 30 coordinators to organize activities such as sports competitions, forums, recycling programs, among many others.

  • San Ignacio Jesuit High School, 2006

    Top 10 High Schools in Caracas, Venezuela.

Skills

  • User Experience
  • Strategic Planning
  • Team Leadership
  • Business Strategy
  • Project Management
  • Business Planning
  • Lean Startup
  • Product Launch

Of his 3 years of experience as Product Manager, Diego has worked with this tools in the following percentages of his time.



JIRA

80

Balsamiq Mockups

70

Confluence

80

Google Analytics

90

Scrum

100

Achievements

April, 2015

Nominated to the International Visitors Program of Fundación Carolina, Spain

The Chancellor of Universidad Metropolitana gives Diego the honor of participating, along with 3 other graduates, in the International Visitor Program of Fundación Carolina in Spain.

January, 2013

Graduation Speech for the 2013 Engineering Class

Chosen from more than 200 students graduating at the 2013 Engineering Class.
Watch the video of Diego's speech

July, 2012

2012 Bayer Young Environmental Envoy Winner

1st Place at Bayer Young Environmental Envoy 2012, Venezuela. Prize won by "Software to calculate the individual ecological footprint in Venezuela".

2010

Member of the Honor Roll at Universidad Metropolitana for Student Engagement

Honor Roll in 2010 at the Universidad Metropolitana for Student Participation.

March, 2010

Awarded as "Environmentalist Community of 2010"

Ecoeficiency Prize of 2010, given by the NGO Vitalis, to the Environment Coordination of the Universidad Metropolitana Student's Council.

Portfolio

Here are albums of my best works that I did in past several years. I studied, worked & learnt (still learning) from these projects a lot.

Please feel free to ask me any questions regarding my works / porfolio.

Testimonials

There's a many people who have collaborated with Diego throughout his career.

Director at UV Digital Services

Francisco Peceño

Diego has been my partner in UV Digital Services since 2009. There is not enough space to mention all his qualities and skills, nevertheless I could highlight his talent for managing successful projects and vision to innovate and business strategies.

Proactive, self-driven and motivated, possessing excellent people skills and leadership qualities. Able to work and guide teams towards a goal.

Project Leader at Smartdess

José Grillo

Diego is an excellent co-worker, he's a proactive, dynamic and highly responsible person. He also has a high capacity for innovation, which allows him to provide sound recommendations and suggestions that help improve the quality of the final product.

Blog

To enrich knowledge, I am lucky to get certified from several famous institutions in our locality. Here I enlisted my top certifications.

Beside there, I had been awarded as Top Scorer in Math & Physics during my grad school.

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Top Clients

Visited different countries & met lot of people throughout companies. Earned love, respect & trust. Therefore I got some testimonails too.

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