YARON HELFER

https://www.linkedin.com/in/yaron-helfer | yaronhelfer@gmail.com | +972 526 400 667

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

EXPERIENCE

AXEL SPRINGER SE - YAD2

Bnei Brak, Israel
Senior Product Manager 2023
  • 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.

  • KALTURA

    Ramat Gan, Israel
    Senior Product Manager 2022 - 2023
  • 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.

  • OPEN UNIVERSITY OF ISRAEL

    Ra'anana, Israel
    Product Manager 2016 - 2022
  • 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

  • Full stuck Developer 2011 - 2016
  • Developing Moodle (LMS) modules and plugins from scratch like advanced dashboards. Improving performance by 80% by creating internal automation services. The main languages used were: PHP, Bash, JavaScript, SQL, VB, HTML, and CSS.

  • CHANNEL 10 NEWS [MCR]

    Nesher, Israel
    System Administrator 2008 - 2010
  • 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.

  • MALAM TEAM LTD.

    Tirat HaCarmel, Israel
    IT Technician 2005 - 2006
  • Streamline work by making simultaneous use of disk image duplication systems for smartphones thus saving 30 hours of IT teamwork.

  • IDF (MILITARY SERVICE)

    Haifa, Israel
    IT, Navy 2002 - 2005
  • Granted title of `Excellence` for dedicated and professional work.

  • EURODREAM

    Ramat Gan, Israel
    Graphic Designer 2000 - 2001
  • Designing the Israeli football teams jerseys for FIFA 2000 game by EA Sports

  • EDUCATION

    PRODUCT EXPERTS

    Ramat Gan, Israel
    Cert. Product Management 2021

    THE OPEN UNIVERSITY OF ISRAEL

    Ra'anana, Israel
    MBA Degree of Business & Management 2011-2015

    TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY

    Tel Aviv, Israel
    M.A Degree of Media Research 2011-2015

    SKILLS

    Trello; Figma; SQL; SPSS; Mixpanel; Google Analytics; Git; Jira; Monday; Leadership; Collaborative; initiative; Agile methodologies; UI/UX design; Full-stack development; Network infrastructures; Web security.

    VOLUNTEERING

  • Cinematographer and production consultant for documentary films advancing complex social issues such as gender equality, education, and peace.