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Jason Niemi

Vice President
Bellevue

Summary

Dedicated executive with thirteen-year progressive career in software industry. Visionary leader with proven track record of solving complex business challenges. Forward-thinking and proactive with experience in customer service, development, product management and R&D.

Overview

5
5
years of post-secondary education
14
14
years of professional experience

Vice President of R&D

DMSi Software
2019-07 - Current
  • Research new technologies to determine if they are a fit for one of DMSi’s current products or a potential new revenue stream
  • Gather ideas from customers and stakeholders to determine priority of new projects
  • Lead R&D team through development of proof of concept projects
  • Communicate findings to key stakeholders
  • Work through transition plan for successful projects to integrate to core development

Co-Founder

Building Results CRM
2014-12 - 2019-07
  • Founded Building Results CRM with a focus on the building materials industry
  • Oversaw development, technical, customer service and sales
  • Managed the product roadmap to ensure we were producing the right functionality to meet both customer and prospect demands
  • Grew business to point where it was profitable and transitioned the product to core DMSi teams

Director of Product Management

DMSi Software
2014-02 - 2014-12
  • Responsible for helping shape long term strategic product direction
  • Worked closely with customers to gain an understanding of product needs and to help facilitate strong user adoption of new features
  • Provided visibility internally and externally regarding the features we are developing to maintain a consistent message and support for our product
  • High level design and requirements gathering for large, new features

Product Manager

DMSi Software
2010-06 - 2014-02
  • Aid the stakeholders in determining the appropriate product direction for our hosted ERP.
  • Determine high level functional requirements for all large/complex projects and transition requirements to development.
  • Push user adoption and survey customers upon release of new features/functions
  • Act as the "Voice of the Customer" from product planning through development to customer delivery.

Business Analyst

DMSi Software
2009-05 - 2010-06
  • Responsible for requirements gathering, design and documentation for modification and bug fixes.
  • Prioritized the backlog of feature requests and bug fixes for my team.
  • Worked on a cross functional agile team to aid in quality assurance testing.
  • Participated in our user experience group to determine usability standards for our products.

Software Implementation Analyst II

DMSi Software
2007-01 - 2009-05
  • Consulted with new and existing customers to analyze current processes and procedures and look for areas to streamline.
  • Assisted in the setup process of our ERP Software package ensuring the database is setup to be as efficient as possible.
  • Trained new customers on use of every area from accounting to inventory control and order entry.
  • Created custom queries pulling information from the database to produce custom pricing, sales analysis and other management reports.

Work History

B.A Business Administration, Accounting

University Of St. Thomas
1997-08 - 2002-08
  • Graduated cum laude

Education

Skills

    Project Management

Agile
CRM
Customer service
Product design
ERP
UX
Inventory control
JavaScript
Microsoft Office Suite
Product planning
Quality assurance
Requirements gathering
Sales analysis
Web Design
Vice President of R&D - DMSi Software
2019-07 - Current
Co-Founder - Building Results CRM
2014-12 - 2019-07
Director of Product Management - DMSi Software
2014-02 - 2014-12
Product Manager - DMSi Software
2010-06 - 2014-02
Business Analyst - DMSi Software
2009-05 - 2010-06
Software Implementation Analyst II - DMSi Software
2007-01 - 2009-05
University Of St. Thomas - B.A, Business Administration, Accounting
1997-08 - 2002-08

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