Alex McCarthy has worked in product management, software development, marketing and sales roles. Over the course of his career, he has launched over $120M in new products and managed product portfolios generating revenue over $500M annually. He has worked companies ranging from early-stage startups to global publicly-traded companies – such as Trilogy, National Instruments, Polycom and STMicroelectronics. Alex has expertise in oil and gas, semiconductor, unified voice/video/data communications, measurement and automation, Internet of Things (IoT), online B2B applications and professional consulting services. He built successful product management and marketing teams for embedded hardware, enterprise software and web application solutions.
Coming from a long line of teachers, he is passionate about education. He has mentored in public schools, served on private school boards, PTO organizations, homeschooling committees and training programs. He achieved a long-time professional goal by recently founding Navigate Next – dedicated to helping leaders navigate from the careers they have to careers where they are passionate and engaged.
In this ten-week course, students will learn to navigate the product cycle, from evaluating users and managing a roadmap to creating an MVP and developing metrics.