Sarah Breen

Endeavor Japan / Director of Entrepreneur Search & Growth

Sarah Breen

Endeavor Japan / Director of Entrepreneur Search & Growth

Sarah Breen

Endeavor Japan / Director of Entrepreneur Search & Growth

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I am relocating to Berlin, Germany, and am seeking a position in product management or program management.

In the future

Ambition

In the future

job opportunities in Berlin, Germany

May 2019
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2020

Director of Entrepreneur Search & Growth

May 2019 - 2020

Responsible for overall project planning and execution from entrepreneur recruitment, pre-selection pitch preparation, final selection process, and post-selection consulting and overall account management. Manages core aspects of Endeavor Japan marketing strategy, including writing and publishing three monthly newsletters. These include curated content for Endeavor mentors, selected entrepreneurs (

June 2015
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May 2019

Global Product Owner

June 2015 - May 2019

Product owner of ASICS global e-commerce websites. This included three different brands (ASICS, Onitsuka Tiger, and ASICS Tiger) in 21 different countries. Product owner for six new Southeast Asia omni-channel experiences across three countries, including India, Singapore, and Malaysia. Employed agile development methodologies to manage progress, identify potential risks, and ensure that websit

Aug 2008
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Mar 2013

PwC

5 years

Senior Associate, Advisory Services

Aug 2008 - Mar 2013

Project manager for PwC’s global thought leadership report titled Revitalising Corporate Japan, published in Tokyo in September 2012. Coordinated all US and Japan-based stakeholders on project scope sign-off, interview management, final report content, and final publication. Managed day-of-launch activities including proofreading and distributing the PwC global chairman’s speech, writing press rele

June 2008

University of Washington Foster School of Business

MBA

June 2008

Sept 2007
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Feb 2008

Independent Process Consultant

Sept 2007 - Feb 2008

Interviewed top executives and employees from fifteen global companies to create a written report and spoken presentation on best practices for US subsidiaries to successfully work with their non-US parent companies.

June 2007
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Aug 2007

Deloitte

3 months

MBA Intern - Enterprise Risk Services (ERS)

June 2007 - Aug 2007

Managed Sarbanes-Oxley IT security test plans for high-profile clients. Interviewed employees, documented protocols, collected client evidence relevant to Sarbanes-Oxley controls, and recommended follow-up actions.

July 2004
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July 2006

Senior Technical Writer

July 2004 - July 2006

Overhauled and delivered a 1500-page manual for the company’s flagship product in six months. This required accurately translating technical information from the company’s engineers for the product’s small but demanding audience of engineers and IT managers. Worked closely with the team of engineers and technical writers to continuously update and improve the flagship product’s SDK, HPK, and PVR (personal video recorder) API documentation.

Aug 2000
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July 2004

Technical Writer II

Aug 2000 - July 2004

Managed multiple, highly visible documentation projects simultaneously. This involved meeting with managers and SMEs, delegating tasks, informing project sponsors, negotiating schedules, interviewing customers and incorporating their feedback to deliver quality products by the deadline. Worked closely with both customers, such as Intel and AMD, and in-house personnel, including upper-level engineering managers and translators in Japan, to produce documentation that both sides welcomed.

Dec 1999

The University of Texas at Austin

English

Dec 1999


Skills and qualities

Management

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Leadership

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Team building

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Presentation

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Schedule management

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Budget management