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Dominik Mayer

Freelance Contract Product Manager
VietnamToptal Member Since December 24, 2018

Dominik believes that a strong passion for life comes with seeking out challenges, knowledge, and new experiences every day—both personally and professionally—to develop independence, spur intellectual freedom, and embolden creativity. As a product management consultant, he propels businesses to build better, sustainable product lines that benefit their brand and their vision for the future.

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Erin Stewart

Freelance Contract Product Manager
United StatesToptal Member Since November 1, 2018

Erin has over ten years of experience in product design and agile product management, leading various responsive web and native app projects for eCommerce, B2C, and B2B organizations. She works with the US and global organizations ranging from startups to large Fortune 500 companies to create inspired and innovative products. She also enjoys helping build out new, agile product teams and is well versed in Agile, Scrum, and Kanban.

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Darragh Keogh

Freelance Contract Product Manager
United KingdomToptal Member Since November 9, 2018

Darragh is an experienced product owner having managed multi-million-pound digital products for world leading brands across financial services and telecoms. Darragh is a specialist in mobile app product management and well positioned to advise on agile delivery methodologies.

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Chris Nicol

Freelance Contract Product Manager
United KingdomToptal Member Since November 8, 2018

Chris is a VP of product at Hubble, with a 17-year industry tenure. With experience and strategic, data-driven decision-making skills, Chris has propelled growth in numerous sectors, including marketplaces, fintech, and SaaS. His strength is shaping high-performing teams and crafting transformative customer experiences aligned with business objectives. His strategic vision has led to significant results, including improved team performance and business growth.

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Alexandru Ursa

Freelance Contract Product Manager
RomaniaToptal Member Since November 7, 2018

Since 2012, Alex's worked in product development/management, eCommerce, and in the management of remote teams/stakeholders. He's fostered the builds of multiple B2C and B2B products that generate more than $200 million in annual revenue. He is passionate about his work and is always looking for new challenges—finding innovative ways to do things better. He is a certified Scrum product owner and also a certified Google Analytics professional.

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Jeremy Liles

Freelance Contract Product Manager
United StatesToptal Member Since April 9, 2019

Jeremy has spent 20 years building solutions to complex problems in multiple industries as a technical and product leader. Proficient in the full product development lifecycle, he believes every stage begins with an empathetic understanding of the context and ecosystems in which users live. Jeremy leverages his diverse technical and business background to communicate with all types of stakeholders and get hands-on as necessary (e.g., coding, prototyping, wireframing, creating marketing assets).

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Michael Poythress

Freelance Contract Product Manager
United StatesToptal Member Since March 12, 2019

Michael excels at engineering technology, interacting with colleagues, and at developing processes to solve everyday problems for people and organizations—both large and small. As a proficient Agile product manager and design leader, he has been planning and delivering web and mobile projects for business and end consumers for the past 18 years. He also has extensive experience in strategic architecture and end-to-end solution creation.

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Drew Schwartz

Freelance Contract Product Manager
United StatesToptal Member Since May 26, 2019

Drew has extensive expertise in developing new product strategies, launching and scaling new products, and leading product management teams of all sizes. Most recently, he was the director of the digital product at Elevance Health, overseeing the strategy, new product design, and launch of two multi-billion dollar divisions. Previously, he was the CPO of Harness Wealth, launching its primary go-to-market product. Before this, Drew held VP product roles at Hometeam, ShopKeep, Ladders, and Gust.

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Jeremy Glassenberg

Freelance Contract Product Manager
United StatesToptal Member Since February 4, 2019

Jeremy has over 12 years of experience in product management at successful startups such as Box and Tradeshift. He managed numerous product initiatives for companies that crossed $1 billion valuations, both full-time and as a consultant. He built and grew product and platform organizations while training colleagues to become PMs. Jeremy is also a lead instructor at Product School and author of their updated curriculum.

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Laurie Harvey

Freelance Contract Product Manager
United StatesToptal Member Since October 26, 2018

Laurie is a skilled manager who drives unprecedented results. Starting from the ground up, she's a strong leader and leverages her ability to inspire results, focusing on prioritizing high-impact efforts. She has led both marketing and product management during her extensive career. Laurie has delivered B2B and B2C offerings for startups and enterprises, exceeding customer expectations, solving their most pressing challenges, and fulfilling new market opportunities.

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Always incredibly responsive, prompt, and flexible, Anna has done an outstanding job -- her work is exactly what we needed. Toptal has been a great experience for us due to the ease of getting a project going with quality talent at a cost that fits our budget. The automated online system for managing everything during onboarding was also impressive.

Cody Wilke, Product Manager

Crucial Life Sciences Data Solutions

What attracted us to Toptal was that Toptal is sourcing its talent from a global pool. The selection process is very stringent. They’re sourcing the talent not only based on capabilities -- sourcing the best 3% -- but also based on cultural fit, which is really important to us. We had an amazing experience working with Toptal. Toptal helped us achieve our goals by bringing us very high-quality resources, on very short notice.

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Cleveland Cavaliers

Toptal has helped my business tremendously by finding, vetting, and recruiting the talent I need, at the right time. I’d definitely recommend it to others.

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Tuatara Corp

Toptal has been extremely helpful to us in finding top remote talent. The ratio from interview to hire with Toptal candidates is the highest I've ever experienced in my professional career.

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KeepSafe

I can't say enough about how happy and confident I am in working with Enrique. He brings an enthusiasm to his profession that is very refreshing, constantly surprising us with his depth of knowledge and his capability to not only complete the task, but to surpass our expectations. He presents us with solutions that we would not have thought about ourselves, and sees the problem better than we can explain it.

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Zoomedia

We had a wonderful experience with our Toptal consultant. He was very reliable and punctual, delivering excellent work on a budget—we will certainly be using him again!

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How to Hire Contract Product Managers through Toptal

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A Toptal director of product management will work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics.
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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right contract product manager for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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Work with your new contract product manager for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

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FAQs

  • How are Toptal contract product managers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our contract product managers to ensure we only match you with talent of the highest caliber. Of the more than 200,000 people who apply to join the Toptal network each year, fewer than 3% make the cut. You’ll work with product management experts (never generalized recruiters or HR reps) to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics. The end result: expert vetted talent from our network, custom matched to fit your business needs.

  • Can I hire contract product managers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

    Depending on availability and how fast you can progress, you could start working with a contract product manager within 48 hours of signing up.

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal contract product managers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your contract product manager begins with a trial period of up to two weeks. This means that you have time to confirm the engagement will be successful. If you’re completely satisfied with the results, we’ll bill you for the time and continue the engagement for as long as you’d like. If you’re not completely satisfied, you won’t be billed. From there, we can either part ways, or we can provide you with another expert who may be a better fit and with whom we will begin a second, no-risk trial.

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    All of our talent are seasoned experts who ramp up quickly, readily contribute as core team members, and work with you to minimize onboarding time.

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    We handle all aspects of billing, payments, and NDA’s. Let us take care of the overhead while you focus on building great products.

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    Choose the engagement type that suits your needs — hourly, part-time, or full-time — with the ability to change anytime.

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