Yaron Helfer is an experienced product manager and full-stack developer with a background in mass communication. He has a robust skill set including UI/UX, cloud platforms, and cyber security. Yaron is a Hebrew and English speaker
Axel Springer SE - Yad2 - Senior Product Manager
Horizontal support for all the company's product lines. Implementation and improvement of product workflows. Conducting user experience and competitor research. The inheritance and enrichment of knowledge among the product managers in the company. Assistance in cracking conflicts, complex characterizations, and technical challenges.
2022 - 2023
Kaltura - Senior Product Manager
In charge of an EDU market-leading product lifecycle. Building roadmaps, collecting feedback from the field as metrics and interviews, planning sprints, planning GTM plans, technical writing including how-to docs and release notes, leading productive discussions with all stakeholders of any kind, and smiling along the way.
2016 - 2022
Open University of Israel - Product Manager
In charge of the entire integration with online learning tools (zoom and VOD) from initiation and planning to execution, performance, and monitoring. Saved University 40% on live service costs. Planned a new automation system that reduced 99% of manual problems. The only uni. in Israel that avoided classes cancelation during COVID-19 through online solutions
2011 - 2016
Open University of Israel - Full stuck Developer
2008 - 2010
Channel 10 News [MCR] - System Administrator
Building MCR studio from scratch, maintenance of computers, video equipment and communication infrastructures, running full operation of live broadcast news from North Israel to one of the biggest national tv channels.
2005 - 2006
MALAM Team LTD. - IT Technician
Streamline work by making simultaneous use of disk image duplication systems for smartphones thus saving 30 hours of IT teamwork.
2002 - 2005
IDF (military service) - IT, Navy
Granted title of `Excellence` for dedicated and professional work.
2000 - 2001
Eurodream - Graphic Designer
Designing the Israeli football teams jerseys for FIFA 2000 game by EA Sports
Cert. Product Management
The Open University of Israel
MBA Degree of Business & Management
Tel Aviv University
M.A Degree of Media Research