Samuel Minter

3228 125th St SE
Everett, WA 98208
abulsme@abulsme.com
425-999-6428

Areas of Strength

USER ADVOCATE - EMAIL ABUSE PREVENTION - AUTOMATED MARKETING EMAIL - CONTENT TARGETING SYSTEMS - BUSINESS METRICS

Flexible product manager for strategic and tactical projects with over 18 years online experience.

Professional Experience

Amazon.com: Abuse Prevention Manager, Simple Email Service (Technical Program Manager)

(Aug 2010 – Present)

Responsible for anti-abuse efforts within the SES team, including:

Support of other SES activities, including:

Amazon.com: Manager, Automated and Targeted Merchandising / Customer Behavior

(May 2007 – Aug 2010)

Responsible for managing the Automated and Targeted Merchandising group (formerly named Customer Behavior).  Responsibilities include staffing of the group, coordination of ongoing projects, interfacing with users of our systems to understand needs and pain points, and determining the development roadmap for the projects owned by the group. Managed the continuing enhancement, development and maintenance of high performance, high volume, business critical systems. Projects have included:

Amazon.com: Technical Program and Product Manager (Customer Behavior)

(Jan 2006 – May 2007)

Accent Technologies: Product Manager

(Mar 2004 – Jan 2006)

Responsible for maintaining a product development roadmap to align the evolution of the product with the needs of current and potential customers while supporting efforts internally and externally to maximize product knowledge and effectiveness during rollout and implementation efforts.

Merrill Lynch: Vice President of Marketing Information Solutions

(Jan 2002 – Mar 2004)

Responsible for continuously analyzing current information solutions, coordinating requirements and needs across multiple business units, designing enhancement strategies, and ensuring flexible implementation.

Merrill Lynch: Vice President of Development for Interactive Web Technologies

(Feb 2000 – Dec 2001)

Merrill Lynch: Web Publication Manager (Assistant Vice President)

(Mar 1999 – Feb 2000)

Merrill Lynch: Development Manager

(Jul 1998 – Mar 1999)

Merrill Lynch: Web Developer

(Jan 1997 – Jul 1998)

ANSER Inc.: Web Developer

(Dec 1995 – Jan 1997)

Freelance Web Producer

(Jul 1995 – Feb 1998)

Freelance web design, development and maintenance for a variety of clients including Talk Radio 1250 WTAE (Pittsburgh),Variety 96 Radio (WVTY Pittsburgh), Operation Crossroads Africa and Creepy Classics Video.

Non-Web Positions

(Aug 1990 – Dec 1995)

Pre-web experience includes talk-show radio producer, research assistant at a polymer laboratory, and computer cluster help desk assistant.

Education

Patents

Recognitions and Awards

Personal Projects