C.J. is a seasoned Product professional who continuously aspires to create products that delight users. Currently, he is a Product Manager at Devbridge Group, an innovative software design & development company.
Parallel to his studies, C.J. started off his career as a Marketing Team Member at Chick-fil-A Corporate, a restaurant franchise. During his lucrative career that spanned 8 years, he contributed to numerous positions across Education Management as a biology instructor, science teacher, as well as anatomy & physiology instructor. C.J. first broke into Product at Club Automation, a web-based club management software provider, where he transitioned from a position in Software Quality Assurance to Product Management. Today, he is helping Fortune 1000 companies in sectors ranging from financial services, manufacturing, and technology by providing innovative software design and strategy. In addition to his professional endeavors, C.J. is an avid volunteer; he is an active Community Organizer for Product School events in Chicago and a Coach for Near West Little League.
He graduated from Wheaton College with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Pre-Health Emphasis. Moreover, C.J. has completed various courses in web development, computer software engineering and data science that gave him a perfect theoretical background for his current career path. Outside of work, C.J. is an avid reader and enjoys cycling.