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Product Executive

 

I enjoy working with cross-functional teams who are passionate about growing business through products that are mutually beneficial to customers and the organization. 

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Guinevere Orvis

Guinevere Orvis

MBA, CERTIFIED AGILE LEADER

 

Phone:

647-625-GUIN

 

Email:

gorvis@gmail.com 

 

Home is:

Toronto, Canada

Myers-Briggs:

ENFJ

EXPERIENCE
 
2019-PRESENT

VP, Product

POSTMEDIA

Launched 110 websites for news and differentiated verticals including health, automotive, travel, and cannabis, in one year, exceeding Google's core web vitals best-in-class benchmarks on a modern tech stack and accessible, engaging UX/UI that increased recirculation & revenue. Improved delivery 50pp YoY.

2019

VP, Media Operations

AMDOCS

Delivered thousands of media assets to clients including HBO, MGM, A&E and others around the globe on platforms including Netflix, Prime Video, Xbox and more. Improved quality, speed & volume of delivery, increasing revenue and decreasing costs due to workflow automation, lean processes and product innovation.

1997-2018

Prior roles

ROGERS • CBC • CHUM • ALLIANCE • AGENCY

I launched my career as entrepreneur of a boutique agency serving travel, tourism, media, NGO, government & other industries; with a successful exit though company sale in 2005. Post-sale, I helped telco, media and agencies launch and grow their digital and omnichannel businesses through product and process innovations that contributed to millions in incremental revenue.

PRODUCTS

Two decades of experience working with teams on hundreds of products, for companies large & small, on nearly any platform or device, from apps to Xbox

Apps • DOOH • OTT • Traditional • Wearables • Web

 
EDUCATION
 
2009-2012
Master's Degree

MBA

Technology & Innovation, Ryerson University - Toronto, Canada

ONGOING

Professional Development

CERTIFICATIONS & TRAINING

Certified Agile leader • Associate Certified Coaching •  Lean Enterprise • Design Thinking • Negotiation • Programming • Stats

1994-1997
Bachelor's Degree

BA

Media, York University - Toronto, Canada

SKILLS
 

PRODUCT - DIGITAL, OMNICHANNEL

TECHNOLOGY - FORMER DEVELOPER

BUSINESS & CUSTOMER GROWTH

AGILE - SAFe CERTIFIED

ECOMMERCE & AD MODELS

LEADING PEOPLE & TEAMS

GOOD TO KNOW
 
WORK PHILOSOPHY

I strive to continually deliver mutually beneficial products that grow users and the business, using lean & Agile methods, while contributing to high-performance team culture. TL;DR: what we do is as important as how we do it.

BACKGROUND
Born to entrepreneurs in a small town, I learned the importance of being a self-starter within a community. This moulded me into a person with a get-things-done attitude who values teamwork. I'm always eager to try new things, at work or in my personal life.
INVOLVEMENT & AWARDS
My sense of community drives me to stay involved in the industry. I enjoy meeting new people, learning things & exchanging ideas. I give back through mentoring, committee, and charity work. I'm honoured to have received the following nominations & awards for some of those contributions.
Canadian New Media Awards
Canadian Screen Awards
CBC President's Awards
International Digital Emmy Awards
Ted Rogers Awards
We Media Gamechanger Awards