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Jeannine Melican

President
Data Yield
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Senior technology executive experienced with General Management, P&L Oversight, Product Development, Operations, Sales/Marketing, HR, Compliance, Software, and Data Science

Describe your industry experience:

  • Geospatial Technology
  • Data Analytics
  • Agriculture
  • Investment
  • Energy
  • DoD/Intelligence

Describe your functional experience:

  • Executive team member of $100M geospatial technology company
  • Held P&L responsibility for $14M product division
  • Led business development, product management, operations, sales, and marketing
  • Led and grew a portfolio of information, data, and software services delivered to thousands of global customers
  • Continually built next generation of management and technical thought leaders
  • Developed business, quality, and risk management systems and processes

Describe your key business transactional experience:

  • Leading Organizational Change: Created a new business unit that integrated previously stove-piped technologies and people from across an organization, to create new product offerings that could be cross-sold to existing and new customer segments
  • Rapidly Growing Teams: Scaled a data technology program from a fledgling pilot into a 140-person, well operating business, playing a key role in transforming a company from one that struggled for years to make money and grow, into one that focused on innovation, revenue generation and profitability
  • Post-Acquisition Integration: After 2 acquisitions, was a key leader responsible for operations and technology integration for the realization of synergistic value

What is the most important skill you bring to a corporate board?

  • Unique combination of technology, innovation, and business skills
  • Strategic, big picture thinker with ability to break down into tangible pieces
  • Understanding of data productization
  • Fiscal responsibility