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Hello.


My name is Jack Howitt.

I'm an accomplished agent of change with experience supporting sophisticated IT projects, improving business operations, and transforming complex, abstract ideas into compelling product visions and clear requirements.

I'm here to help you analyse. optimise. innovate.

With my strong business acumen, technical understanding, and an innate ability to strategise, combined with a background building scalable digital solutions, I have delivered a diverse and innovative portfolio encompassing commercial off-the-shelf implementations, new product development, and solution enhancements.

Now I am ready to do the same for your business.

J. Howitt
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Name : Jack Howitt
Email : contact@jackhowitt.com
Location : Sydney, Australia
Linkedin : jackhowitt

expertise

Expertise

  • PRODUCT DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT, & DEPLOYMENT

    Transforming an idea scribbled on a napkin to a competitive force within the market.

  • SDLC FRAMEWORKS & AGILE METHODOLOGY

    Stages of software development and the roles involved across the most popular frameworks.

  • INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

    Protecting innovative ideas and creating an environment that fosters technological progression.

  • BUSINESS CASE & PRODUCT ROADMAP DEVELOPMENT

    Taking ideas and transforming them into viable commercial products and solutions

  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT, PLANNING, & SCHEDULING

    Managing the multiple workstreams required for product development and launch.

  • REQUIREMENTS GATHERING & STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT

    Developing a complete picture of user requirements and the forms of stakeholder communication.

  • DATA ANALYTICS & INFORMATION VISUALISATION

    Familiar with a range of analytical platforms (advanced level Excel) and visualisation techniques.

  • BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT (BPM)

    Knowledge of business process modelling notation and analysis, and the power of process optimisation.

  • PAYMENT TECHNOLOGIES

    Check out my research paper on the Consumer Adoption and Evolution of Mobile Payment Technologies.

timeline

Timeline

Business Analyst
& Digital Product Owner


Responsible for the business analysis and product management of technology projects from initiation to completion within the operational business units (Logistics, Warehouse, Supply Chain, & In-store Retail) at SSENSE.

November 2016 to June 2017

Career Break - World Travel

Travel Locations


6 continents, 48 countries, 142 cities

Cultivated language and communication skills, strengthened problem solving abilities, and developed a heightened cross cultural understanding.

July 2015 to November 2016
education

Bachelor of Information Systems
with Distinction Honours

unsw


~ Awarded with Distinction Honours ~
3.8 GPA Equivalent


Modules included: Project Management, Business Analysis & Process Management (BPM), Innovation & Technology Management, Enterprise Systems, Business Intelligence, Service & Quality Management, Information Systems Security, Enterprise Database Management

January 2012 to July 2015

Business Analyst
(Product Management)

american express


Launched a unique digital payment product globally (Amex Express Checkout) by assisting the coordination and alignment of eight product delivery work-streams to effectively define, design, develop, and deploy the solution.

July 2014 to January 2015

Business Analyst
(Service Delivery)

origin energy


Project management of a large-scale data center consolidation program and execution of extensive capacity and performance management activities and IT landscape redesign.

January 2014 to July 2014

Associate Consultant
(Cyber Security)

bae systems


Improved confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information systems for a range of commercial clients through governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) assessments of security and policy.

January 2013 to July 2013

Awards

Award 1

2015

Pass with Distinction Honours in Bachelor of Information Systems

University of New South Wales

The award of 'Pass with Distinction' Honours is granted when a distinction level of performance has been achieved in all courses completed since enrolment at UNSW

Award 2

2012

Co-op Scholarship in Business Information Systems

University of New South Wales

The UNSW Co-op Program is a career development scholarship that develops scholars into professionals, not just graduates at the end of their university degree. The Industry Linked Scholarship provides industry training, leadership and professional development, and financial support to select undergraduates

Award 3

2011

HSC Top Achievers - 2nd in Information Technology

NSW Board of Studies

Placed 2nd in the NSW state in Information Technology for the 2011 Higher School Certificate

contact me

Contact

Want to work together?
If you would like to know more or have a project in mind, please get in touch.
Feel free to shoot me an email at contact@jackhowitt.com

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