Director Product Management - Tanium

February 2020 - Present

  • Lead Tanium Platform Services product development and strategy of five services bringing them from zero-to-one and supporting the development of new products including Tanium Risk and modernization of eight other modules
  • Took Tanium API Gateway from zero-to-one; onboarding major partners including SalesForce and Forescout and one large financial customer using it for a for a major software delivery solution
  • Supported the Chief Product Officer in the development and execution of durable product strategy and product vision across four major portfolios driving migration to a SaaS offering and expansion into mid-market customers
  • Drove development and sustainment of Tanium Connect integrating with major partners including IBM Security and Compliance Cloud
  • Collaborated to adopt cloud native infrastructure adoption across multiple modules providing database, storage and caching – helping to transition Tanium from an on premises to cloud deployed product
  • Executed a major UX overhaul for Tanium Connect and Reputation supporting a whole product UI update

Senior Product Manager - Splunk

February 2016 - February 2020

  • Senior Platform Product Manager for Splunk Cloud Services from product inception to limited availability release. Coordinated efforts for five engineering teams in multiple states, enabling user identity, authentication and authorization, tenant orchestration, API Gateway, provisioning and storage, and integrations
  • Supported the launch of two ground-breaking Splunk SaaS applications Splunk Investigate and Splunk MIssion Control by providing platform services and application lifecycle support
  • Set the course for Splunk Enterprise’s 8.0’s major platform evolution from Python 2.7 to Python 3.7 by defining the key transition milestones and identifying legacy features for removal
  • Grew Splunk Cloud’s serviceable addressable market by $23 Million with the design and engineering of Splunk Dynamic Data - Self Storage, enabling long term retention at drastically lower prices
  • Powered $123 million in FY2018 revenue by leading three teams in the development of backend automation and management infrastructure for Splunk Cloud
  • Increased Splunk developer efficiency with Splunk AppInspect, the authoritative tool for static and dynamic analysis of Splunk apps and add-ons, enabling developers to validate the quality and correctness of their applications for release and deployment, the cornerstone of self-service app installation for Splunk Cloud and Splunk’s application marketplace
  • Reduced the backlog of customer requests for app installations for Splunk Cloud from 190 to less than 10, reducing average wait time from more than three months to less than a week
  • Integrated AppInspect into Splunk’s app development continuous integration system ensuring that all apps published by Splunk are compliant with proven and recommended practices and improving CI/CD practice

Senior Product Manager - U.S. Army

February 2008 - January 2016

  • Led multiple cross-functional teams of up to 65 soldiers operating $30 million in equipment providing data, voice, satellite, and radio communications for the executive leadership of a 4,500 soldier combat brigade
  • Maintained superior 99% uptime in a mobile internet service provider during a four-week combat simulation
  • Doubled the size of the fiber network and installed the first small data center in Afghanistan, supporting the addition of two large and five small headquarters; increased network speed by 200% and reliability by 70%
  • Coordinated the preparation, inspection, and shipment of 114 containers and vehicles from Germany to 15 sites in Iraq with zero equipment loss, the unit was awarded the Department of the Army Deployment Excellence Award
  • Supervised a 14 person maintenance team responsible for the upkeep of 17 communication systems, 60 vehicles, and 37 generators, a 99% operational rate earned the Army Maintenance Excellence Award for Iraq

Education

  • Master of Software Engineering - Penn State University - August 2016
  • BS Applied Networking and Systems Administration - Rochester Institute of Technology - May 2007

Contact me

andy@nortrup.dev