Hello & Welcome
I'm Mo Ghasemzadeh
Entrepreneur & Product Manager
LocationToronto, Canada
Emailmo.zadeh@berkeley.edu
Websitehttp://www.mozadeh.com
About Me

I'm Mo and I love building products!


I am an Entrepreneur, Product Manager and UC Berkeley Graduate. My passion for technology and interest in design & user experience have inspired me to build digital products that users love. I've launched numerous products from idea, to execution and acquiring tens of thousands of users. I've also won a couple of awards along the way. You can check out some of my products in the Portfolio Section.

Product Management 4 years

Machine Learning 2.5 years

Full Stack Software Development 2.5 years

UI/UX Design 1.5 year

Blog

I’ve compiled a list of 15 books I highly recommend for entrepreneurs and product managers. Use these books to help shape the way you think about how to build, improve and sell products.

Darwin’s theory of biological evolution states that all species of organisms develop through the natural selection of small, inherited variations that increase the individual's ability to compete. Let's assess that theory for startups.

I have scraped the data from draftexpress.com to assess data for physical and performance measurements of players drafted from 1987 to 2014 into the NBA.

I have described algorithms commonly used in machine learning, pros, cons along with sample code. For this post I have compiled information and videos on the web which I thought did a great job of explaining the concepts.

Uber has recently been valued north of $60 billion. To put this into perspective, the aggregate valuation of the 800+ companies that Y Combinator, has funded is close to $80 billion. To analyze Uber's product market fit ...

Portfolio
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    Smart Mail

    20,000+ USERS

    On Google Play

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    Cardstak

    20,000+ USERS

    UC Berkeley Award

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    Smart Poll

    20,000+ USERS

    On Google Play

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    Ticktate
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    Pronto

    Hackathon Winner

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    Brandtrees

    Launching Soon

Education / Experience
  • Fraud Product & Strategy
    Capital One

    I worked in the Decision Sciences team, focused on designing fraud prevention strategies and developing Models using machine learning algorithms. I designed product related features and decision models.

    Jan 2017 - Jul 2017
  • Co-Founder & Head of Product
    Cardstak.com

    I founded Cardstak, a tool that bridges your offline network to your online network. Create Staks for various engagements (events, projects, classes) and allow people to know one-another and communicate.

    Dec 2014 - Nov 2016
  • Masters in Information Management & Systems
    UC Berkeley

    I received a Master's degree in Masters in Information and Management Systems from UC Berkeley School of Information. I was also the Instructor for Managing Innovation at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business.

    Sep 2014 - May 2016
  • Senior Strategy Consultant
    PricewaterhouseCoopers Management Consulting

    In this role I advised clients on product strategy, customer segmentation and managing innovation.

    Dec 2012 - Mar 2014
  • Technology & Operations Consultant
    BMO Financial Group

    I worked on lean operations program management and built products to achieve efficiency in cost management and enhance knowledge sharing practices.

    Oct 2011- Nov 2012
  • Technical Product Manager / Senior Software Eng.
    Afranet

    Afranet is a leading public Iranian IT company with a market cap of over $40M USD. I built internal tools and external facing products for the company.

    Jun 2008 - Jul 2011
  • Bachelor's in Computer Engineering
    Sharif University of Technology

    Sharif University is the top technical university in Iran.

    Sep 2004 - May 2008
Contact
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Toronto, Canada
mo.zadeh@berkeley.edu
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