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About Darren

Background

I am a highly motivated professional who loves to help my employers and clients achieve unparalleled growth.

I have 13+ years of experience across two payments companies (Zip Co and PayPal) and an eCommerce company (Grays eCommerce Group). I started at Zip when there were just 40 employees and was one of the many who helped it grow to hundreds of employees AND enter the ASX300.

Skills and Interests

Able to pickup new skills extremely quickly - technical, soft skills and everything in between

Areas of Expertise: eCommerce, Payments Industry (Cards, Alternative Payment Methods, AU + Global Infrastructure), SaaS

Business Skills: Leadership, Management, Great Interpersonal Communication, Excellent Writing Ability, Analytical Acumen, Research Skills (Incl. Vendor Sourcing & Management), Account Management, Relationship Management, Business Development, Strategic Partnerships, Technical Pre and Post Sales & Integrations, Project Management (Planning, Scheduling, Delivery, Resource Management), Business Analysis (Requirements Elicitiation + Analysis), Business Process Management (Mapping, Modelling and Re-Engineering), Product Ownership / Management Incl. Basic UX + User Research, Strategy, Growth & Innovation, Basic Financial Modelling + Projections, General Sys Admin Work

Technical Skills: More than I care to list here. Hundreds in fact. I learn very quickly and have a full-stack philosophy (ie; the desire to understand technical domains at every level. For computing that means from the wire to the screen).